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Natural Wood Expectations

Wood grain is a product of nature, and much like a fingerprint, no two grain patterns are ever exactly alike. This individualism is one of the most appealing factors of wood products. Soil and climate affect the growth characteristics of … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new Display Centre

Whether working out of a cramped home office or a larger commercial area, designers rarely have the space to keep the oodles of samples on hand necessary to satisfy the variety of needs their clients throw at them. This is … Continue reading

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Floating Shelves & Miter Folding Capabilities

Northern Contours has the ability to use the miter folding techniques to create a host of shapes.  Here are some examples of the many possibilities.  Email Raincoast Doors or call  888-739-3667 to discuss how this can benefit your next project. … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap

Attributed to: Steve Maxwell | Houseworks Wrapped laminate technology allows amazingly authentic wood grain reproductions to be applied to kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors and drawer faces at the factory Though it looks like wood, the wrapped laminate doors and … Continue reading

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Demystifying Veneer Part 2 Application

With Special thanks to Multiflex Veneers for this post. The use of a veneer press, either a vacuum, cold or hot press using white or yellow glue, is the preferred method of applying wood veneer. If press is not available, … Continue reading

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Demystifying Veneer Cuts

We receive so many calls about the different wood veneers that are available in the market today. With Terms like Rift Cut, flat sliced, and rotary cut it can be a difficult task just to know what to ask for. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the round table!

Welcome to the Raincoast Door Blog! Raincoast Door & Specialty Wood Products Inc. has been a supplier to cabinet makers, mill-workers and furniture makers for over 20 years. We represent a number of manufacturers in Canada and the USA and … Continue reading

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