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28 Jan 2021
Global Buyer's Mission BC Wood Trade Show 2021

Global Buyers Mission BC Wood Trade Show 2021

Global Buyers Mission is on again. Come see us at this one of a kind trade show. At Global Buyers Mission, you can interact with BC wood manufacturers and distributors. This is a perfect trade show for overseas buyers who are looking to purchase wood products of all types. This event attracts local businesses and buyers as well as overseas buyers. Usually, we come together in beautiful Whistler, BC. Our virtual location will be great too. This year it is a virtual event so it is easy for everyone to attend. Further, 2021 will be our fifth year in attendance so stop by our virtual booth.

BC Wood – Connecting Wood Manufacturers and Strengthening Wood Culture

Proudly put on by BC Wood, who is an industry leader and innovator. Their main goal is to strengthen BC’s wood culture and to support wood manufacturers in BC. They frequently host events to showcase all of the things you can do with wood for construction and in various design products. BC Wood will be providing translators for international attendees.

Attend the Global Buyers Mission Trade Show – Register and Visit Our Booth All Week Long

There are a number of high profile politicians and industry leaders who support the show. You can be sure to meet some new friends and build strong connections with wood manufacturers. There is always something new to see and learn every year. This event goes on all week long from January 25 – January 29. You can learn more about this BC Wood trade show. Here are a few opening videos:

We’re a Trusted Wood Manufacturer With Decades of Experience and Diligent Customer Service

Surrey Cedar is a trusted wood manufacturer. We have been operating for over 35 years and have glowing reviews. Our western red cedar products include fence panels, cedar lumber, sheds, roofing, custom enclosures and cedar staining. We also offer the following services: cedar deck installation, cedar shed installation and cedar structure installation. Our cedar fences are installed by one of our trusted providers – some of them used to work at Surrey Cedar too. Stop by Global Buyers Mission and talk to us from our virtual booth. Learn more about us or contact us today for a quote.

23 Jan 2021
Stained Cedar Character Wood Art Projects - Things to Make With Old Wood Featuring Artist Rachel Rotenburg

Cedar Wood Art Projects – Things to Make With Old Wood Featuring Artist Rachel Rotenberg

Cedar wood art – There are a lot of things that you can do with cedar. In particular, the list of things to make with old wood is endless. Affectionately known as character wood, you can transform it into beautiful works of art. Let us inspire your imagination to make something that’s fun and interesting to look at.

What Kind of Wood is Good for Art Pieces? – There is Nothing Like Red Cedar

When it comes to scrap wood the options are endless for an art piece. Rest assured, the learning curve is small if you are unsure of how to use waste wood pieces. The most important thing is to create a smooth surface and keep the wood clean. The rest is up to you. It doesn’t have to be complicated and you don’t need to be an artist. Art is really an expression and can be interpreted in many ways. You don’t need to use expensive wood either. scrap pressure treated wood projects eliminate the worry of messing up the wood. You can create an art piece in a matter of minutes or make something more elaborate. The choice is yours.

What Can You Make With Western Red Cedar? – Things to Make With Old Scrap Wood

Scrap MDF, shiplap and pine are popular choices but nothing is quite as beautiful as western red cedar. Use it for carving, sculpting, building a structure or making a 3D picture. There are of course many other options given the versatility of cedar. This type of wood also smells really good. Try designing something that lets the natural oils in cedar shine through. You can also stain cedar to give it a unique look. Fun fact: western red cedar is also sustainable so you can feel good about using it 🙂 Ready for some inspiration?

Rachel Rotenberg Featured Artist Uses Character Wood Bought from Surrey Cedar

When it comes to wood art, Artist Rachel Rotenberg of Israel is no stranger. She has created some stunning pieces using low-grade 4×4 cedarwood, bought directly from us. The main art installation she made with our red cedar is called Interior Spaces. It stands about 2 metres high. It is installed at the McLean Center for the Arts. Check out our cedarwood staining project gallery to see some more sculptures that Rachel made with our lumber. Let Rachel’s work give you ideas for your next creation. If you are just starting out try making something on a smaller scale first. 2×2 wood projects may be easier to work with.

Contact Us Today to Order Cedar Wood for Artwork or Building Project Today

Like what you see? We hope so. Get started on your cedar wood art masterpiece today. You can also use red cedar as a building material. It is amazing for tongue and groove projects. If you aren’t into art but love the look of cedar structures they may be what your yard has been missing. Get in touch with us to place an order today. Large mixed orders for overseas buyers and distributors are available as well.