Flooring – Getting Down To It

WInchester 10.2mm vinloc vinyl flooring Tropique

When planning a flooring project, either a new construction floor installation or renovation and replacement of existing flooring, it is important to go over a few imperative details. Over the years, homeowners and commercial companies have researched extensively on which kind of flooring best suit their needs. At Windsor Plywood, we have a team of … Continued

FloorScore® – What You Need to Know

FloorScore logo

FloorScore® – What is it? When it comes to indoor air quality, a primary concern is the emission level of specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs). FloorScore® Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Certification means that a flooring product is independently certified by SCS to comply with the volatile organic compound emissions criteria of the California Section 01350 … Continued

“3 Lakes” Olive Wood Epoxy Table

ecopoxy project

Another beautiful project from the folks in Lloydminster Windsor Plywood… the “3 lakes table” This one we flattened using drum sander/ spot sanding and sealed off the open holes using melamine and silicone (to avoid excessive spillage). We tinted the epoxy to make it blue and poured the holes full. Once dried (2-3 days for … Continued

Epoxy Olive Wood Table

epoxy olive wood table

The folks in Lloydminster made this beautiful table, encased in 3” of epoxy! They made a mould first and taped off each piece before putting it together. The Olive wood used in this piece wasn’t perfectly flat so they decided to float it.  Then sanded up to 1000grit and then did a finish pour overtop to … Continued

End Grain Cutting Board

end grain cutting board

Here’s a few pics of an end grain cutting board I made of walnut and maple purchased from your Saskatoon location. Thanks for always having a great supply of hardwoods… it sure makes projects easier when you can get quality materials locally!  -Jon

Before you Begin your Vinyl Flooring Project (FAQs)

installing vinyl floors

How is vinyl flooring made? Vinyl flooring consists of PVC – a type of plastic – topped with a decorative paper layer and a wear layer. Some vinyl has a felt backing or is reinforced with fiberglass for greater stability. The wear layer is also treated with aluminum oxide or ceramic bead. A variety of … Continued

Cedar Wishing Well

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George in St. Andrews, Manitoba made this Wishing Well out of 5/4 cedar topped with 2×8 cedar, #4 undercoarse shingles and some scrap 4×4 to hold up the roof. Cetol 1 Butternut for protection against weather. George said “My wife didn’t want a bucket, but next time she’s out it will appear”.  😀

Cherry Rocking Chair

rocking chair

My name is Keith and I am a weekend woodworker. I made this chair out of cherry. It is a reproduction of a Sam Maloof rocking chair. Sam made rockers for Jimmy Carter & Ronald Regan. The legs meet the seat with a Maloof joint to provide maximum strength. The back legs meet the seat … Continued