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From building sites to high end art galleries
As a school-leaver, Daniel Hooper served his time on building sites across Europe. Alongside qualifying as a carpenter, Daniel found himself using scraps of SterlingOSB Zero as ‘canvasses’ for his paintings.
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Barbour Fit Out chooses CaberWood MDF for shopfitting success
Glasgow-based shopfitter, Barbour Fit Out, combines a mix of modern techniques and traditional craftsmanship to produce quality shopfittings and, at the heart of many creations is Norbord’s CaberWood MDF portfolio.
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Design students get to grips with SterlingOSB
Students at Kingston University’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture have been getting to grips with Norbord’s SterlingOSB for an assignment.
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Artwork using MDF sells for £415,000
A piece of artwork detailing England’s football defeats has sold at auction for £425,000. And the star of the show is MDF!
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New skatepark puts Norbord’s SterlingOSB through its paces
Few applications demonstrate the physical properties and practical benefits of SterlingOSB more graphically than the new Shred Skatepark (www.shredskatepark.co.uk) in the Scottish town of Ayr.
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Norbord helps The Kelpies
Norbord’s SterlingOSB has been chosen for the construction of wall panels at the new visitor centre for the Kelpies, artist Andy Scott’s enormous steel horse-head sculptures near Falkirk, Scotland.
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Sterling OSB is top of the class at Orkney Grammar School
More than 2,000 sheets of Norbord’s 11 mm Sterling OSB 3 have been supplied for the structural timber frame of a new grammar school in Kirkwall, Orkney.
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Caberdek is the floor of choice for upmarket housebuilder
Clarus Homes, a successful, innovative housebuilder from Maidstone, Kent, now uses Norbord’s Caberdek P5 particleboard flooring as standard for all of its new homes.
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CaberShieldPlus delivers quality results for Scottish housebuilder
Scottish housebuilder, Tulloch Homes, is trialling Norbord’s permanently protected CaberShieldPlus particleboard flooring at two developments in the Scottish Highlands.
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SterlingOSB helps garden designer scoop RHS award
Norbord’s SterlingOSB played a leading role in the construction of a prize-winning display by Welsh garden designer, Robert Hughes (www.roberthughesgardendesign.co.uk), at this year’s RHS Flower Show in Bute Park, Cardiff.
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Norbord is at the heart of the business with Spark:York
Recycled shipping containers in York are being converted into a community space to offer affordable spaces to start-up businesses. Providing an area where locals have an opportunity to enjoy the city, Spark:York has turned to Norbord to help create a hub for social businesses.
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CaberShieldPlus from Norbord enables speedy building
Norbord’s flooring product, CaberShieldPlus, is being used by Sylva Design & Build Solutions at Graven Hill, Bicester where they are creating new affordable homes.
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Super salon styling with SterlingOSB
Popular in fashionable, modern commercial and residential interior design schemes, as well as being the best walling product for timber frame houses, SterlingOSB, a stranded wood panel, has been used in the Urban Creative hairdressing salon in Seaham to create a stunning industrial look.
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SterlingOSB – a work of art
Norbord’s SterlingOSB is ever increasing in popularity; and not just in timber frame kits where the beauty of the strands is covered. The “bare” engineered wood panel is now seen everywhere in retail displays, office refurbishments, restaurant bars and seating, and uncovered walls where design...
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Isle of Wight eatery stripped bare with SterlingOSB
Popular restaurant and bar, Stripped, located in coastal town Ventnor, Isle of Wight, has undergone a complete transformation with stranded board, SterlingOSB, the star of the show.
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SterlingOSB converts campervan into a cosy home-from-home
Norbord’s engineered wood panel, SterlingOSB, is a fashionable feature in many bars, restaurants and retail outlets due to the earthy, natural look which is en vogue today. Now the FSC-certified board has made it to the uber-trendy campervan world.
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Strong and stylish SterlingOSB Zero
Norbord’s SterlingOSB Zero is being seen all over the shop! Graham and Kris, owners of Edinburgh-based children’s clothing and toy store, Bon Tot, chose to fit out the whole shop in the striking panels due to its aesthetic and strength.
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SterlingOSB Zero caters for cycling themed chain
A cycling themed pop up café, Velo Life, has been decked out in sturdy and stylish SterlingOSB Zero.
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Norbord helps housing development for UK troops
Norbord’s popular flooring solution, CaberDek, was used during an Army Basing Programme project in Tidworth, Wiltshire. The Army Basing Programme provides housing and improved facilities to Service personnel, helping over 100 Army units to relocate in the UK, following the government’s commitm...