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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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Texas-sized beams are true works of art.

Our friends at Structurlam have been doing some big things. Like building 58 of these 107-foot long mammoth beams for a new building being constructed at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. This is no ordinary building. The … Continue reading

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Just A Couple Of Great Vids On AFM Safecoat!

Here’s a couple of great videos! First up, we have Jay Watts, from AFM Safecoat, discussing how to use AFM Safeseal correctly and some of the dos and don’ts. Jay gives a fantastic clarification of this product. Click here to … Continue reading

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You Want Your Wood To Look Like What?

Was the question I asked on a recent request for a colour match from one of our esteemed clients. “I want the wood to look like it has been pulled from a bonfire” he said to me as I stood … Continue reading

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New vids on the way!

Here at the ‘Golden Purple Monster’, what we affectionately call our rather large and rather purple and gold  painted warehouse, we are constantly looking for ways to help you guys and gals out there with application tips, hints and how-to’s … Continue reading

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CBR helps students make their mark in a big way.

Students of Burnaby BC’s Chaffey Burke Elementary School are buzzing with excitement as they complete one of the largest murals in the lower mainland that illustrates an ecosystem through the flight of bees, one of our most vital species. In … Continue reading

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Whale Sculpture Gets Brand New ‘Skin’

Our good friend Todd Polich from Earth Foundation has been busy with his paint brush again, this time at a playground in Horseshoe Bay Park in West Vancouver, BC, Canada. Todd was employed to recoat the whale in a fashion … 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 more than … Continue reading

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CBR helps charity with Diana Krall, Elvis Costello and The Allsorts Playhouse.

CBR Products recently had the privilege of donating some of our BRODA® Pro-Tek-Tor Deck and Rail Water-Borne Natural Oil Finish to an extremely great cause! On Monday the 16th of February 2009 ‘An Evening with Diana Krall, Elton John, Elvis … Continue reading

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