building materials

Exposed Trusses – Where Craft and Functionality Meet

by Hayley Selden July 29, 2019
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Classic mountain homes have traditionally been constructed of heavy timbers – initially due to available materials, and now for continued aesthetics. Exposed timbers have since found their way into other modern design trends with farmhouse and industrial styles gaining popularity. Although many of these current […]

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Why is OSB Less Expensive than Plywood?

by EVstudio AEP December 14, 2016
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If you took a giant pencil sharpener, sharpened a giant pencil, and then glued all the shavings together, you would have a plywood structural panel. Plywood is made of thin sheets of wood veneer laminated together in a hot press. Most people at some point […]

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