Upcoming Events

THE MULTI-FACETS OF WOOD ~~ FROM ROUGH TO REFINED

Type: Seminars, Demos, and Factory Tour
Date: March 31, 2017
Location: Sidney, BC

BC Wood is pleased to partner with West Wind Hardwood Inc. in Sidney, BC for our second factory tour including discussions and demonstrations. All designed to provide Vancouver Island Architects and Designers an insight into the millwork industry from raw materials through to the final product. Once again, observe first-hand the manufacturing process of custom millwork and flooring products available from BC’s millwork and flooring manufacturers.

Participants will learn through seminars, tours and hands on activities about various aspects of a millwork operation all of which utilizes sustainably-sourced wood components and modern oil coatings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about low- and zero-VOC oil finishes and understand how they will maximize the life and beauty of wood
  • Gain a greater understanding of the two major types of wood flooring and how to specify for specific applications
  • Learn about the various properties of hardwood veneers, which to use where and how to specify
  • Learn about a key factors of IPE Decking;, why it is the ideal outdoor product and why architects and designers from around the world prefer this species