New Wood Reaches for the Skies

Timber buildings are reaching towards the skies, thanks to breakthroughs in super-strong wood. The Age recently featured this article looking at the future of Tall Timber:"Mass timber" is the collective term used to describe this new suite of structural materials, which include cross-laminated timber or "CLT" (multiple layers of wood glued together at right angles under extreme pressure to form giant wall, ceiling and floor panels) and "glulam" (layers of wood jointed together along the same gra...
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Opportunity Knocks for Door Manufacturers

Raptor is set to revolutionise all forms of timber-working - if you're not on board with polymer fasteners, you definitely need to check it out...Door manufacturing is just one area that can really benefit from time-saving polymer fasteners that can be sawed, sanded and cut without any damage to tools (read more).Taylor's Door Frames (TDF) and StyleWise Doors in Brookvale, NSW recently took us through their workshops to show how the Raptor system is changing their workflow, producing a better pr...
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