Monthly Archives: September 2010

CBR Products Gets A Facelift.

Recently at CBR Products, our Vancouver facility has gone under the knife, well actually, under the paint brush. I think it was a communal decision throughout the staff that the building needed something special, it needed some colour, it needed … Continue reading

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Saturna Island Fog Alarm Building

Richard Blagborne from the Saturna Heritage Committee and a significant number of people from the local community have just completed a great project with Broda products in restoring the Saturna Island Fog Alarm Building. The before and after shots are … Continue reading

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Thompson Rivers University TRU Build Pit-House

This video is a time lapse sequence of a log structure created for a building at Thompson Rivers University. The build employed a creative use of “Glue-Lam” timbers and specially prepared, beetle killed pine. The design was to evoke the … Continue reading

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Build Your Dream Home

Many of us dream of owning a cabin on a remote island accessible only by boat, nestled in pristine wilderness and far from the madding crowd. While this kind of inaccessibility ensures peace and quiet, it also raises challenges when … Continue reading

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Northwest Coast Bentwood Boxes: A unique artform!

The Bentwood Box is a unique part of the Northwest coast culture and our very own Maurice Ouimet specializes in bringing this technique to fruition. He first began this art by teaching himself the techniques of Bentwood box making┬ámore than … Continue reading

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Kerf Construction Project

Brian Mcconnell from Kerf Construction sent us this picture of a project they have been working on lately. The have ordered a fair amount of Pro-Tek-Tor over the last few weeks and thought we might like to have a look … Continue reading

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