Veneer of the Quarter – White Oak

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With a straight, coarse grain, white oak is a strong, beautiful, easy-to-work wood species that offers an exceptional value to woodworkers. Widely used in cabinet and furniture making, white oak’s heartwood is a light brown to light gray to medium brown, it stains and finishes well, and features a tighter grain pattern than Red Oak. […]

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One-Stop Door Frame Solutions from Contact Industries

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At Contact Industries, our wide range of interior and exterior door frames are designed to fit most any door style and budget. These frames offer trouble-free installation with features including machining for hinge and strike, pre-drilled sill holes, weather strip and corner seals, and end-sealing to prevent moisture wicking. Our fire-rated door frames allow our […]

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7 Tips for a Successful Fire-Rated Door Frame Project

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In an industry where increasing restrictions and regulations seem to cast a larger shadow over aesthetic and cost possibilities within projects, fire-rated door frames are no exception, and perhaps even the poster child for this challenge. If not careful, meeting client needs while adhering to various performance requirements can become a daunting task at best, […]

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Complete Door Frame Solutions

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Now Offering 90-Minute Certified Veneer Wrapped Metal Door Frames Vulcanus fire-rated door frames from Contact Industries allow manufacturers and OEMs to comply with the strictest of fire ratings without compromising aesthetics. Our innovative technologies can produce complete door frame solutions, providing a fully machined program using substrates such as MDF, hardwood (Poplar) and softwood (Pine). […]

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Amictus Moulding: Precision Wrapped Surfaces

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Profile-wrapped veneering has forever changed how manufacturers and distributors utilize real wood. The ability to cloak metal, vinyl or engineered substrate with any wood species means builders and OEMs can have dimensionally-stable wood elements that accommodate changing and unequal planes and meet building codes. No matter what material the project demands, Amictus will wrap. Available […]

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From the Archives: Stretching Resources to the Max

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Originally published in Woodworking Network Magazine on August 14, 2011 Profile wrapping and fingerjointing help Contact Lumber optimize materials, while adding value to component products. An Oregon company that specializes in profile-wrapped components puts a priority on maximizing raw materials and reducing waste through fingerjointing, profile wrapping, flat laminating and other value-added, resource-stretching processes. Contact […]

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