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September 29, 2021

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Like for Like: Restoring Wood Components in Heritage Buildings

The conservation of historic buildings represents the history and culture of our country, provides a sense of identity, and is an essential part of sustainable community development. As a heritage architect, there are a lot of aspects ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

From old to new, you get the best results with wood when you respect it. This week, we hear from a heritage architect about restoration and learn more about mass timber innovation.

– Grace Tatigian, Managing Editor

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For Grass, environmental protection is a fundamental corporate objective. The company pursues the goal of preventing or reducing environmental impacts at their very source. This means adopting an integrated approach to ... Read more.

Latest News

Three workers die in Bois Ouvré explosion

Three workers have died after an explosion in Beauceville, Quebec, at the Bois Ouvré plant on September 20. Bois Ouvré Beauceville specializes in drying finger-jointed and laminated wood and transforming it into ... Read more.

LIGNA.Innovation Network kicked off on Monday

The first edition of LIGNA.Innovation Network kicked off on Monday. From September 27 to 29, the new digital meeting place for the woodworking and wood processing industry connected international companies, ... Read more.

Labour force survey: hours lost in manufacturing

Productivity increases for the first time in a year, as reductions in hours worked more than offset the decline in output. Labour productivity of Canadian businesses rose 0.6% in the second quarter, with the declines in hours... Read more.

2021 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Student Challenge Winner

Jasmine Hussain of Brampton, Ontario, won in the Student Work category of the 2021 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge. Hussain is a student at ... Read more.



Challenge of change: Women in trades

Aaron Ellingsen is at least the fourth generation of his family to make all or part of his livelihood through forestry- and timber-related work on and around Cortes Island. Cortes is part of the Discovery Islands archipelago .... Read more.


Latest Products

Customized CNC Tool Services

ShopBot Tools, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of professional and affordable CNC routers, has announced the expansion of their Customized CNC Tool Services offerings. Making CNC technology ... Read more.

Dewalt to discontinue 18V NiCad battery

DEWALT is encouraging current 18V NiCad battery platform users to make the switch to its 20V MAX* system as remaining 18V NiCad batteries will begin to be phased out of the DEWALT portfolio. ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

F3 Timber Technology: Form, fit, and function

Nate Bergen has been in the mass timber business since 2007. He’s worked for all the major timber companies on the West coast – StructureCraft, Seagate Structures, Kinsol – and in 2018, he started his own company, ... Read more.

The quiet strength of acoustic wood panels

Wood has many advantages, but reducing or eliminating noise doesn’t always top the list. To that end, industry innovators have come to market with acoustic wood panels that blend the material’s appealing aesthetics ... Read more.


Latest Events

October 4 - 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

October 7, Manufacturing Matters, Online

October 7 - 9, AfriWood, Nairobi, Kenya

October 9 - 13, Intermob, Istanbul, Turkey

October 12 - 15, SICAM, Milan, Italy

October 14 - 15, Wood Pro Expo, Lancaster, PA

October 16 - 20, High Point Market, High Point, NC

October 20, Funding for Canadian Manufacturers, Online

October 20-22, Closet & Storage Summit,Orlando, FL,

November 1 - 6, Woodworking Technology Days, Toronto, ON

November 2, Secure Funding for Hiring & Training, Online


Contributors wanted! We’re always looking for contributing writers and stories for our newsletter. If you have something you’d like to share with readers and want more details, please email Grace at

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