Category Archives: BRODA Pro Projects

Kimbell Art Museum Expansion Complete. Big, Beautiful, BRODA Coated Beams Featured in Architectural Record

An addition to what has been called ‘one of modern architecture’s greatest monuments’, the expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum in Texas, by Renzo Piano, has opened to great acclaim. Its iconic beams were created right here in BC by … Continue reading

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We’re pleased to help bring colour to another Project in Place Community Playground.

Vancouver-based landscape architects Sharp & Diamond are doing it again with their Projects in Place Society. This non-profit group brings construction professionals together with the general public to design and implement projects that benefit their community. The CBR Projects / … Continue reading

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Apple-box siding makes this is one of the sweetest cabin designs around,coated with wood finish stains by Broda.

One of our BRODA ® customers, Shamus Finnegan at Green Suite Painting, recently sent us some pictures of his off-the-grid cabin currently under construction in the Okanogan Valley. Design builder Goodweather­ set out to transform this 5 acre farm into … Continue reading

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Another great community garden Project in Place – with low-VOC coatings by BRODA ®.

Capilano University’s Community Garden is up and running, thanks to the hard work of the Projects in Place Society and a dedicated group of generous volunteers. The garden project features 67 raised bed planters, a tool shed, concrete stools and … Continue reading

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Whistler Olympic Park – Still looking cooler than ever with BRODA® Coatings.

It seems like just yesterday… the world was watching Vancouver 2010, and the CBR BRODA® crew was glued to the screen, hoping to catch a glimpse of… the lodge. Yes, the Day Lodge at Whistler Olympic Park is a BRODA® … Continue reading

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How to Protect a Beautiful Wood Stump Carving.

One of our long-time customers recently emailed us with a unique challenge. He has had an amazing ‘second home’ carved into the stump of a tree he cut down in his front yard, and he wants to give it the … Continue reading

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BRODA ® adds finishing touches to a beautiful Quebec Chalet.

While our products are made in BC, there is a growing community of builders, architects and homeowners in La Belle Province who also appreciate our all-weather durability and low-VOC user-friendly stains and finishes. Our CBR Products Quebec distributor, Claude Joyal, … Continue reading

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PRO PAINTING TIPS: Simple solutions to common painting problems.

Here’s some more fantastic words of wisdom on pro painting tips by AFM’s Jay Watts on the importance of painting correctly. Enjoy! As you know, many customers think paint is a simple product and painting is easy, so when they … Continue reading

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Childcare Centre built to LEED standards w/ Broda Clarity + Pro-Thane

Hastings Park Childcare Centre, in Vancouver, is a fantastic 7,100 square foot facility that sits beautifully located on Renfrew Street on a sloped hill facing mountain views and opening out to a lovely view of the racetrack.  It has 44 … Continue reading

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Wood Finish Coatings = Beautiful Home In Nelson, BC, Canada

Here is a beautiful home on the lake in Nelson, BC,  built by Purcell Timber Frames, who also hail from Nelson. CBR Products worked closely with Purcell and Co. to come up with a custom colour, in our Broda Pro-Tek-Tor … Continue reading

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