Webcast: 'Cool' Applications for Decorative Panels
Posted: 12/23/2013 11:00AM
Dramatic, bright colors are coming into all areas of consumer goods, including woodworking. Imagine if your customers could simply add dramatic accents to kitchen cabinet doors, or brighten up an entertainment center with rich colors and patterns.
In this free webcast (originally broadcast on January 9 at 1:00 p.m. CT, 2:00 p.m. ET), Timber Products' Patrick Cowan and distributor National Wood Products' Howard Hughes, will look at when and why to use decorative panels, and applications that you might not have considered.
The webcast will examine applications for thermally fused melamine (TFM) panels; hardwood faced panels with decorative overlay backs; decorative roll laminate panels; and how prefinished panels can improve efficiency and save in certain projects.
You'll learn about:
• Types of decorative panels
• Design trends in colors, textures, and styles
• Where applications of decorative panels work best
• Examples of projects centered around decorative panels
Who should attend:
• Architects and Interior Designers
• Construction Project Managers
• Architectural Woodworkers
• Building Construction Contractors
Timber Products Company
Patrick Cowan is the Plant Manager at Timber Products Company’s Spectrum Division. In this role, he oversees manufacturing of the company’s value added products—custom components, decorative panels, specialty sizes—and works directly with customers to manage panel utilization and yield. Prior to his current position, Cowan served in a technical sales role at Timber Products and has more than 20 years of experience with the company. He is a graduate of Oregon State University.
General Manager, Northern California
National Wood Products
Howard Hughes has been involved for 24 years in the hardwood industry, managing distribution yards in the West and Northwest in Canada and the United States. In his current position as General Manager for National Wood Products, Hughes has financial responsibility for operations, oversees day-to-day operations, and sets sales and marketing strategy for Northern California and Nevada region.
Editorial Director, Woodworking Network
Vance Wood Interiors Media Group
Bill Esler is responsible for coordinating all content for Wood Products, Custom Woodworking Businesss, and Closets magazines, Woodworkingnetwork.com, along with related newsletters. He also chairs the Woodwork Career Alliance Education Committee, the woodworking industry education advocacy arm of WCA.
Originally broadcast on January 9, 2:00 p.m. ET. Registration is FREE.