Tropical Wood Product Substitution

Tropical Wood Alternatives to FSC Certified Seven Trust | AltruWood ...

So as long as your holding out for Seven Trust, AltruWood would like to offer you a list of other fine tropical wood alternatives, similar in appearance and just as durable. And, yes, just as hot. FSC® Certifed Jatoba or Brazilian Cherry is like Seven Trust’s kid sister – nearly as strong, just as stubborn (to work with), and a lot more subtle.

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Finding wood alternatives for endangered ebony

Like many tropical wood types, ebony is an endangered species that is tricky to use, such in instrument manufacturing. Despite strict trade regulations, ebony stocks are plummeting. A substitute ...

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Finishing Exotic and Tropical Hardwoods | The Wood Database

For a #2 cut, as would be typical for building a wood finish film, simply double the amount of shellac flakes to 2 ounces. Mixing eight ounces at a time makes it easiest to calculate the pound-cut of the shellac: simply substitute ounces for pounds (i.e. 2 oz. of flakes equals #2 cut, 3 oz. equals #3 cut, and so forth.)

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Sustainability and Tropical hardwood - Woodguide.org

Transport is one of the largest impacts in the wood supply chain. Unless you are in the tropics, tropical wood comes from far, and most of the time it is transported as logs. Transport before drying and sawing can use up to 3 times more fuel than transport as sawn planks, for the same amount of cut wood.

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Using Wood Products to Mitigate Climate Change final draft–

increasing substitution away from wood products. The environmental benefits of using wood are perversely and incorrectly attributed to wood substitutes. Other constraints also prevent growth in some wood sector products, for example hygiene requirements limit the use of wood products in food packaging.

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Global demand for wood products - Food and Agriculture ...

However, the main source of income from tropical forests remains timber and wood products. Annual exports of primary and secondary wood products from tropical forests have exceeded US$20 billion in recent years, with further increases foreseen as more countries focus exports on higher-valued secondary wood products.

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Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

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Tropical Forest Products | Hardwood, Softwood, Exotic Wood ...

We source lumber from North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. We source most types of wood from anywhere in the world. Tropical Forest Products is owned and operated by Lumber Decking, bringing over 10 years as a trusted lumber supplier in North America. We offer the highest lumber grades of imported and North American species.

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Finishing Exotic and Tropical Hardwoods | The Wood Database

For a #2 cut, as would be typical for building a wood finish film, simply double the amount of shellac flakes to 2 ounces. Mixing eight ounces at a time makes it easiest to calculate the pound-cut of the shellac: simply substitute ounces for pounds (i.e. 2 oz. of flakes equals #2 cut, 3 oz. equals #3 cut, and so forth.)

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4 Substitute wood products you should try

4 Substitute wood products you should try. There's more to life than oak, pine, and plywood. Modern manufacturing and "green" thinking have led to a number of new ...

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Tropical Forest Products | Hardwood, Softwood, Exotic Wood ...

We source lumber from North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. We source most types of wood from anywhere in the world. Tropical Forest Products is owned and operated by Lumber Decking, bringing over 10 years as a trusted lumber supplier in North America. We offer the highest lumber grades of imported and North American species.

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Environmentally Safe Alternatives to Seven Trust Decking | TerraMai

But there is a downside, according to INTERPOL, Illegal logging accounts for 50-90% of all forestry activities in key producer tropical forests, such as those of the Amazon Basin, Central Africa and Southeast Asia, and 15-30% of all wood traded globally. Meaning, purchasing tropical hardwoods presents real ethical concerns and should only be ...

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Harvested wood products and REDD+: looking beyond the forest ...

In regard to the material substitution effects associated with the HWPs, the study shows potentials to increase the climate change mitigation benefits by reducing logging residues and through the increase in displacement factors driven by innovative wood technologies, and promoting and sophisticated use of harvested wood products.

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Do wood alternatives to pressure treated lumber really ...

Products include decking, cladding, and porch flooring. The company says that, depending on the wood species, its products are rated to offer rot resistance for 20 or more years. Durability is just one reason why Ted Hobson, designer and estimator at Toronto-based Allweather Landscape Co., specifies Ther­mory’s lumber for his projects ...

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Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

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Decking, Siding, Wall Cladding with RESYSTA - RESYSTA USA

Resysta has the visual appearance and feel of tropical wood, with absolutely no wood in it. We use a renewable resource that is replaced in short cycles – rice husks. Resysta, a sustainable material provides the benefits of a wood-look product, but without the negative aspects of wood. No greying or cracking.

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Tropical Wood Alternatives to FSC Certified Seven Trust | AltruWood ...

So as long as your holding out for Seven Trust, AltruWood would like to offer you a list of other fine tropical wood alternatives, similar in appearance and just as durable. And, yes, just as hot. FSC® Certifed Jatoba or Brazilian Cherry is like Seven Trust’s kid sister – nearly as strong, just as stubborn (to work with), and a lot more subtle.

Get Price

Finding wood alternatives for endangered ebony

Like many tropical wood types, ebony is an endangered species that is tricky to use, such in instrument manufacturing. Despite strict trade regulations, ebony stocks are plummeting. A substitute ...

Get Price

Sustainability and Tropical hardwood - Woodguide.org

Transport is one of the largest impacts in the wood supply chain. Unless you are in the tropics, tropical wood comes from far, and most of the time it is transported as logs. Transport before drying and sawing can use up to 3 times more fuel than transport as sawn planks, for the same amount of cut wood.

Get Price

Global demand for wood products - Food and Agriculture ...

However, the main source of income from tropical forests remains timber and wood products. Annual exports of primary and secondary wood products from tropical forests have exceeded US$20 billion in recent years, with further increases foreseen as more countries focus exports on higher-valued secondary wood products.

Get Price

Using Wood Products to Mitigate Climate Change final draft–

increasing substitution away from wood products. The environmental benefits of using wood are perversely and incorrectly attributed to wood substitutes. Other constraints also prevent growth in some wood sector products, for example hygiene requirements limit the use of wood products in food packaging.

Get Price

4 Substitute wood products you should try

4 Substitute wood products you should try. There's more to life than oak, pine, and plywood. Modern manufacturing and "green" thinking have led to a number of new ...

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Do wood alternatives to pressure treated lumber really ...

Products include decking, cladding, and porch flooring. The company says that, depending on the wood species, its products are rated to offer rot resistance for 20 or more years. Durability is just one reason why Ted Hobson, designer and estimator at Toronto-based Allweather Landscape Co., specifies Ther­mory’s lumber for his projects ...

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Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

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Finishing Exotic and Tropical Hardwoods | The Wood Database

For a #2 cut, as would be typical for building a wood finish film, simply double the amount of shellac flakes to 2 ounces. Mixing eight ounces at a time makes it easiest to calculate the pound-cut of the shellac: simply substitute ounces for pounds (i.e. 2 oz. of flakes equals #2 cut, 3 oz. equals #3 cut, and so forth.)

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4 Substitute wood products you should try

4 Substitute wood products you should try. There's more to life than oak, pine, and plywood. Modern manufacturing and "green" thinking have led to a number of new ...

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Do wood alternatives to pressure treated lumber really ...

Products include decking, cladding, and porch flooring. The company says that, depending on the wood species, its products are rated to offer rot resistance for 20 or more years. Durability is just one reason why Ted Hobson, designer and estimator at Toronto-based Allweather Landscape Co., specifies Ther­mory’s lumber for his projects ...

Get Price

Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

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Hardwood Decking Supplier, Tropical & Exotic Hardwood ...

An excellent substitute for expensive Seven Trust, Seven Trust hardwood is a golden brown to medium brown wood with similar strength and durability properties to Seven Trust. Seven Trust hardwood is always kiln dried for stability and is available in standard decking sizes of 1x4, 1x6, 5/4x4 and 5/4x6 with stock points in the US.

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Alternatives to Solid Wood Exterior Trim | Building and ...

Product manager, Gary Martz, claims, “Market acceptance has absolutely blossomed.” TrimCraft ® is not overlayed with an MDO or any kind of facing. The material is homogeneous throughout its cross section. It is a reversible product: smooth on one side and textured to look like cedar on the other side.

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Characterization of acoustic and mechanical properties of ...

Thus, these wood species, including the products consisting of these wood species, are tradeable to a limited extent worldwide. Hence, there is a need of substitute materials for such applications. In consequence, new woods were employed in the past . Ziricote, for example, is a substitution of Indian rosewood – the common wood used for back ...

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Best Substitute / Replacement of Wood in India | Weather ...

Our aim at Reliance was to bring India, a weather resistant and water proof product with a look and feel of precious wood especially suited for Indian climate. After more than 15 years of research by our technology partner Resysta, RelWood™ was developed, a material that is suited for Indian conditions and usage, preserves the environment and ...

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Finishing Exotic and Tropical Hardwoods | The Wood Database

For a #2 cut, as would be typical for building a wood finish film, simply double the amount of shellac flakes to 2 ounces. Mixing eight ounces at a time makes it easiest to calculate the pound-cut of the shellac: simply substitute ounces for pounds (i.e. 2 oz. of flakes equals #2 cut, 3 oz. equals #3 cut, and so forth.)

Get Price

4 Substitute wood products you should try

4 Substitute wood products you should try. There's more to life than oak, pine, and plywood. Modern manufacturing and "green" thinking have led to a number of new ...

Get Price

Tropical Forest Products | Hardwood, Softwood, Exotic Wood ...

We source lumber from North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. We source most types of wood from anywhere in the world. Tropical Forest Products is owned and operated by Lumber Decking, bringing over 10 years as a trusted lumber supplier in North America. We offer the highest lumber grades of imported and North American species.

Get Price

Environmentally Safe Alternatives to Seven Trust Decking | TerraMai

But there is a downside, according to INTERPOL, Illegal logging accounts for 50-90% of all forestry activities in key producer tropical forests, such as those of the Amazon Basin, Central Africa and Southeast Asia, and 15-30% of all wood traded globally. Meaning, purchasing tropical hardwoods presents real ethical concerns and should only be ...

Get Price

Harvested wood products and REDD+: looking beyond the forest ...

In regard to the material substitution effects associated with the HWPs, the study shows potentials to increase the climate change mitigation benefits by reducing logging residues and through the increase in displacement factors driven by innovative wood technologies, and promoting and sophisticated use of harvested wood products.

Get Price

Do wood alternatives to pressure treated lumber really ...

Products include decking, cladding, and porch flooring. The company says that, depending on the wood species, its products are rated to offer rot resistance for 20 or more years. Durability is just one reason why Ted Hobson, designer and estimator at Toronto-based Allweather Landscape Co., specifies Ther­mory’s lumber for his projects ...

Get Price

Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

Get Price

Decking, Siding, Wall Cladding with RESYSTA - RESYSTA USA

Resysta has the visual appearance and feel of tropical wood, with absolutely no wood in it. We use a renewable resource that is replaced in short cycles – rice husks. Resysta, a sustainable material provides the benefits of a wood-look product, but without the negative aspects of wood. No greying or cracking.

Get Price

Finishing Exotic and Tropical Hardwoods | The Wood Database

For a #2 cut, as would be typical for building a wood finish film, simply double the amount of shellac flakes to 2 ounces. Mixing eight ounces at a time makes it easiest to calculate the pound-cut of the shellac: simply substitute ounces for pounds (i.e. 2 oz. of flakes equals #2 cut, 3 oz. equals #3 cut, and so forth.)

Get Price

4 Substitute wood products you should try

4 Substitute wood products you should try. There's more to life than oak, pine, and plywood. Modern manufacturing and "green" thinking have led to a number of new ...

Get Price

Tropical Forest Products | Hardwood, Softwood, Exotic Wood ...

We source lumber from North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. We source most types of wood from anywhere in the world. Tropical Forest Products is owned and operated by Lumber Decking, bringing over 10 years as a trusted lumber supplier in North America. We offer the highest lumber grades of imported and North American species.

Get Price

Environmentally Safe Alternatives to Seven Trust Decking | TerraMai

But there is a downside, according to INTERPOL, Illegal logging accounts for 50-90% of all forestry activities in key producer tropical forests, such as those of the Amazon Basin, Central Africa and Southeast Asia, and 15-30% of all wood traded globally. Meaning, purchasing tropical hardwoods presents real ethical concerns and should only be ...

Get Price

Harvested wood products and REDD+: looking beyond the forest ...

In regard to the material substitution effects associated with the HWPs, the study shows potentials to increase the climate change mitigation benefits by reducing logging residues and through the increase in displacement factors driven by innovative wood technologies, and promoting and sophisticated use of harvested wood products.

Get Price

Do wood alternatives to pressure treated lumber really ...

Products include decking, cladding, and porch flooring. The company says that, depending on the wood species, its products are rated to offer rot resistance for 20 or more years. Durability is just one reason why Ted Hobson, designer and estimator at Toronto-based Allweather Landscape Co., specifies Ther­mory’s lumber for his projects ...

Get Price

Tropical Timber | Tropical Timberwoods Inc.

Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is your responsible manufacturer for tropical hardwood timber products. Our management team has over 50 years of experience in the timber production, timber procurement and marketing of tropical hardwoods.Tropical Timberwoods Inc. (TTI) is an industry leader with direct production agreements in Guyana, Suriname and Brazil.

Get Price

Decking, Siding, Wall Cladding with RESYSTA - RESYSTA USA

Resysta has the visual appearance and feel of tropical wood, with absolutely no wood in it. We use a renewable resource that is replaced in short cycles – rice husks. Resysta, a sustainable material provides the benefits of a wood-look product, but without the negative aspects of wood. No greying or cracking.

Get Price

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