Windsor Plywood Saskatoon Gives to STARS

STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) is an Air Ambulance Service that serves the three prairie provinces. They are a non-profit organization that is primarily supported by public donations. Recently they have chosen to update their 30-year-old helicopters with the new AIRBUS H145 helicopters, nine in total, at a cost of $13 million Canadian each. … Continued

Ancient Kauri Tree Unearthed

Ancient Kauri Trees capture last collapse of Earth’s magnetic field By: Paul Voosen | Feb. 18, 2021 , 2:00 PM Several years ago, workers breaking ground for a power plant in New Zealand unearthed a record of a lost time: a 60-ton trunk from a Kauri tree, the largest tree species in New Zealand. The … Continued

TV Stand by Ken Saumure

Ken Saumure of Calgary, AB just finished another project. A TV stand that he designed and built with materials and hardware from the Windsor Plywood Airdrie location. It’s just 3/4″ Birch plywood and milled Pine but it turned out really well. It was his first time applying a finish (Benjamin Moore water based latex paint) … 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

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

Plywood? Why Not!

  Plywood is a very popular material commonly used in the interior design and furniture industry. It’s made from thin layers of wood veneers which are glued together. It’s from the same family as MDF (plywood) and particle board. Although it’s considered a modern invention, there’s evidence showing plywood has been around for a long … Continued

Hairpin Leg turns 80!

live edge table with hairpin legs

A Modern Classic Furniture makers can join in the celebration, as the hairpin leg turns 80 years old. Trendily retro, it is enjoying a bump in popularity along with everything in mid-century modern design, as well as designs favouring mixed metal and wood. The story behind the iconic metal table leg design called ‘the hairpin,’ … Continued