Architects PKMN (it's pronounced "Pacman") used oriented strand board and industrial storage hardware - the kind used in rolling record storage shelves - to remake a cottage for a work-at-home professional. The storage components were built by carpenter Alfred Merino CaldasThe design allows the interior space to continuously adjust to the owner's daily activities, with fold-down work center, sleeping quarters (a Murphy Bed arrangement) and kitchen and dining area.
The return of the US housing market is driving up demand for lumber and wood panel products. In response Oriented Strand Board (OSB) capacity is expected to expand, according to a new study published today by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry.
For Ligna 2013, Scm Group contracted with an institutional laboratory furniture maker to produce a dramatic reception desk, designed by Bloomlab. The project showed the woodworking firm how much its CNC router was capable of.
Researchers at the Agriicultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Gorgan say they have fabricated a higher quality of oriented strand board (OSB) out of low-grade paulownia wood by incorporating nanoclay and nanosilica in the recipe.