Tag: Wood

Pressure Treated Wood

  Description/Application Pressure treated wood is chemically treated in order to withstand weather, fungal decay and insects. Applications include decking, fencing, or any outdoor wood-based projects. 1 There are...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Construction Management, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Particle Board

  Description/Application Particle board is a composite wood product. Wood is chipped into a fiber and then compressed with resin. Particle boards are popular for their lightweight and...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Construction Management, Industrial Design, Sculpture

Linoleum

  Description/Application Linoleum is a flooring material made of linseed oil, resin and additives. 1 In the arts it can be carved and inked for printmaking, creating a...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Printmaking

Cork

  Description/Application Cork is a tree bark fiber, that is used for its lightweight and porous properties. Resources Cork is harvested in forests of “Cork Oak”, predominantly in...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking, Sculpture

Colored Pencils

  Description/Application Colored pencils are an art medium constructed of a narrow, pigmented core encased in a wooden cylindrical case. They are typically utilized for sketching or drafting,...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Interior Design, Painting

Reclaimed Lumber

  Description/Application Reclaimed lumber is wood that has been used previously and then reused towards a new application. Resources Reclaimed lumber usually comes from old barns, factories, warehouses,...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Banned, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Pressure Treated Wood

    Description/Application Pressure treated wood is chemically treated in order to withstand weather, fungal decay and insects. Applications include decking, fencing, or any outdoor wood-based projects. 1 There...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Banned, Construction Management, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Plywood (Hardwood)

    Description/Application Plywood is an extremely versatile material made of layered wooden boards and has a wide range of formal and informal applications from project mock-ups to...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard)

  Description/Application MDF is similar to plywood in that it can be used for low budget projects that are light or non-load-bearing. Generally used for dry interior applications....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Industrial Design, Research, Sculpture

Balsa

  Description/Application Balsa is a lightweight and easily carvable wood generally used for model making. Resources Balsa wood comes from the balsa tree mainly native to South America...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture