Tag Archives: Log

Help us name our new favourite designer colours for BRODA® wood stain and coatings.

WOOD STAIN COATINGS: Name the Coating Contest Our team is often asked to come up with special colour mixes and matches with our line of BRODA® PRO-TEK-TOR™ Natural oil Wood Stains, CLARITY™ Acrylic and PRO-THANE Urethane coatings. Some of these … 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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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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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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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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Log home designing from scratch.

If you have always dreamed of designing your own log home, but were never sure where to start, check out this newsletter from Murray Arnott Design. It’s a practical approach, starting with Data Acquisition, then moving to Evaluation before even … Continue reading

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Mill Glaze and Smooth Wood

‘Mill Glaze’ is something a lot of people seem to forget about, most likely because they can’t ‘see’ it, however it is more than likely sitting there right underneath your nose silently waiting to hinder your staining attempts. ‘Mill Glaze’ … 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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Spearhead Timberworks raises the bar with Klahoose First Nations building.

Back in 2009 the Klahoose First Nation in Squirrel Cove, BC, began work on a spectacular new multi-purpose building. Named the ‘New Relationship’ building, this structure represents a new vision for the Klahoose Nation. “It is the efforts in the … Continue reading

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