Evolving Plywood

The origin of plywood dates back to 1500 BC when Egyptians overlaid their works of art with thin pieces of wood. Veneering provided a means to extend a limited or valuable resource.  That concept still holds value today.  However veneering … Continued

5 Reasons to Be Inspired by Hardwood Cross-Laminated Timber

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is inspiring architects worldwide. Here in North America, architects throughout Canada and the United States are designing innovative CLT-framed buildings as sustainability showpieces. Until recently, softwoods provided the primary lumber to manufacture CLT. The newest innovation in … Continued


Hardwoods & Sustainable Forestry with Forester Chris Guth

When asked what the biggest misconception is about his job as Timber Resource Manager for Northwest Hardwoods (NWH) in northwest Pennsylvania, Christopher Guth laughs and says quickly, “When I say I’m a forester, people think I mean forest ranger. They … Continued