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Creating artistic finishes with BRODA ® low-VOC natural oil wood coatings

Most contractors appreciate the smooth, consistent finish of our BRODA ® coatings, but for some, a weathered country-style finish or distressed surface is a true thing of beauty. We have been asked to create artistic finishes on many occasions, by … Continue reading

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When a wood finish fails, don’t give up.

It can happen to the most diligent tradesperson or homeowner. The wood finish chosen (often by someone else entirely) fails and the project starts to look bad. This can be a case of film-forming coatings that do not let the … Continue reading

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Safehaven Project For Community Living + Mark Mueller Volunteer + Supplier

When I received a phone call from Chris de Santos, VP of Sales at CBR Products asking me to share the Safehaven – Mark Mueller relationship with you, their blog followers, I was indeed honoured.  CBR Products has always supported … Continue reading

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Coolest B-Side wooden coffee table EVER!

When we saw this amazing retro design by Jeff Skierka, we just had to post it. It’s a 12;1 scale replica of a cassette tape done in hardwood. According to the ‘Man Made’ web site where we saw the post, … Continue reading

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Testimonial for Broda Pro-tek-tor 111 Natural Oil Wood Finish and Clarity Wood & Stone Clear Coat Acrylic Coating

We are pleased to present this building products testimonial and photos of a project from another happy client. We are very pleased that Dave’s building project turned out how he imagined it would. His cottage looks fantastic! “Hi CBR Products, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre at Royal Roads University in Victoria

The Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre, at Royal Roads University, designed by McFarland Marceau Architects and built by Kinetic Construction, is situated at a tranquil spot on the edge of Esquimalt Lagoon, with delightful views in every direction. The design … Continue reading

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Zero VOC Paint + Low VOC Primers By AFM Safecoat ® = FUN Painting

The task was to prime and paint seven areas of a large Family home in Ontario, Canada. Knowing about how AFM Safecoat manufactures the least toxic coatings there was no doubt that this would be the brand to be used.  … Continue reading

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BRODA ® Clarity Acrylic finish makes old concrete floor into a colourful design statement.

This note from a satisfied homeowner in British Columbia: “I just wanted to share with you how we used BRODA® Clarity MC to coat a concrete floor – with very green and exciting results. Our cabin has a utility room … 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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BRODA® coatings help green up the new VanDusen Gardens Visitor Centre.

It took more than a decade of planning and 17 months of construction, but VanDusen Gardens’ new centerpiece of green building is now open to the public. And we are proud to say BRODA® Coatings are a part of it. … Continue reading

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