Monthly Archives: April 2016

Swedes produce transparent wood

By |2017-12-09T07:41:23+00:00April 27th, 2016|Wood news|

Here at Terry Waters French Polishing we are always looking for the latest developments in wood. The KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have created a transparent wood that could be mass produced and could potentially replace traditional glass in windows, fa├žades and solar panels.

Engineered wood embraced by architects

By |2017-12-09T07:41:56+00:00April 18th, 2016|Wooden buildings|

Wood has always been easy to shape and simple to construct. Wooden buildings are more sustainable than they have ever been and are a perfect insulator against the elements. The introduction of engineered wood is becoming more widespread. Engineered timber is establishing itself as a quicker, greener alternative to steel or concrete. A resurgent housing