Working with Yellow Cedar Burl

James Christensen of AB, Canada recently acquired this massive burl from the Windsor Plywood Edmonton South store and wanted to share his project: A Yellow Cedar Burl Pedestal Bowl. He had this to say: I bought this beautiful Yellow Cedar burl from Edmonton Southside Store. It was a bit bigger than I thought, so I … Continued

Warm Wishes from Windsor Plywood!

As the challenging year 2020 winds down, the Windsor Plywood stores and their crew have put together some needed Christmas cheer. The COVID-19 pandemic and its profound effects have brought upon us unprecedented challenges. With careful regard, the staff from each store, as well as their loyal customers and partners in businesses, are finding all … Continued

Privacy Screen Project in Bowridge

oasis privacy screen

I am attaching a photo of my project to enclose an outdoor storage area (for yard equipment) at my home as I want to thank Myles Bender at Windsor Plywood in Bowridge for his help in guiding me to some of the materials I used – notably the Oasis Privacy Screens and the primed OSB … Continued

A Table and a Stand

Dan Kleer of Airdrie has had a couple of projects completed recently. One, a table with the top made of Maple and the legs made of Pine, were both sourced from Windsor Plywood. He ran some threaded pipe in between the legs to give it a more rustic look. The table measures approximately 42″ high … Continued

Hands-Free Hand Sanitizer Station at Brandon

The team at Windsor Plywood Brandon have ingeniously crafted a hands-free hand sanitizer station (pictured left). It is specifically for use by customers visiting the store. A quick reminder to everyone entering the store that there is hands-free sanitation set-up as soon as they walk in the store. In addition, there are also hand sanitizer … Continued

Quick and Easy DIY Cedar Potting Bench

Stirling Noyes from the Windsor Plywood head office built this cedar potting bench for his front patio. This project was built using 1×4 Cedar boards, 1×2 Cedar boards, and 4×4 Cedar posts. All cuts were done with a miter saw and fastened together with 1-1/4 inch wood screws and finishing nails. Finally, like the raised … Continued

Sapele Coffee Table

Peter Moran of Bellingham shared with us his most recent project – a Sapele Coffee Table. He had this to say about the process: I’ve made plenty of coffee tables, but never worked with Sapele until I came across a board 14 inches wide at my local Windsor Plywood store that I just had to … Continued

Parksville’s Woody Statue and Timekeeper

Ron Gellatly came to Windsor Plywood at Parksville back in December of last year (2019) with a history of cabinet making, woodturning and art. He recently finished the Woody carved mascot and the a salvaged Fir dunnage clock. He has this to say about the process it took to finish the projects: I built the … Continued

DIY Stairs Upgrade

Brian Rogers, one of Windsor Plywood in Great Fall’s “BEST” customer, shared his recently completed, and a fantastic job at that, DIY project at home. Here’s what he had to say: Whenever an old guy gets put out to pasture there’s alot of time that will have to be filled doing something/anything; and not all … Continued