Announcing the 2013 PureBond Quality Awards!!!!!!!!

Columbia Forest Products and the PureBond Fabricator Network (PFN) proudly announce the

2nd Annual PureBond Quality Awards!

Here is how it works: 

PureBond Pledge MockupsPFN members in good standing can compete in any of the four categories. Each participant may provide an entry in each of the categories:

  1. Kitchen – Residential
  2. Bath – Residential
  3. Residential Other (furniture, built-ins, etc.)
  4. Commercial (any application)

Columbia will award Visa Gift cards to the top three participants in each category in the amounts of:

  • 1st Place – $1,000
  • 2nd Place – $250
  • 3rd Place – $100
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Winners will also be featured on our websites for a year and be promoted through our press releases and social media outlets. In addition, all winners will receive a plaque and a PureBond Quality Award Winner badge to place on their website and social media platforms. 



To participate each PFN must submit this entry form with the following:

  • A paragraph about their shop and history.
  • A paragraph about the job submitted, date of installation and the PureBond product used.
  • A paragraph about how PureBond plywood met the needs of the client (No VOC’s, made in America,
all wood construction.)
  • A minimum of 2 – maximum of 6 – pictures of the job submitted (high-quality, hi-res digital images of at least 800 x 600 pixels in JPG, TIF, or EPS format.)
  • Limited to one submission per category.
  • Must be a member of the PureBond Fabricator Network
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Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges TBD in the near future!

Contest runs from March 1 to May 31, 2013

pureEmail images and entry form to:

Subject: 2012 PureBond Quality Awards

Or visit our contest page for more information.


Unique and Useful DIY PureBond Key Holder by Shanty-2-Chic!!

Bottle-Key-HookYes!!!! It’s another awesome DIY project from members of our PureBond Idea Team,  the gals at Shanty-2-Chic! It’s a stylish and unique key holder made from our formaldyhyde-free PureBond hardwood plywood 🙂 I can see that this simple little project would be real easy to customize to your decor glass-coffee-bottles-500x333tastes…a lot of possibilities there! I also LOVE that they have chosen to use recycled materials with the Archer Farms coffee drink bottles from target 🙂 For complete how-to on this project, click here!

Looking to do your own key holder and want more information on PureBond? Just click here to check us out online for product  and where to buy information (The Home Depot)!


Organizational Awesomeness With DIY Mudroom System by Lady Goats!

LadyGoats-DIY-PB-LockersLadyGoats-HardwarePureBond has been talking to Lady Goats a.k.a Gina M. for a while now about creating a new DIY PureBond hardwood plywood project and she has delivered in a BIG way with this fabulous mudroom-organizer-locker 🙂 As I understand it the project plans were done by Ana White / Knock-Off Wood (I think ALL DIY bloggers know who Ana is?!?) created as a montage of various attributes from these projects: PB Kids Vintage School Lockers, a cubby with a roll-out bench and PB Modular Entryway Lockers!!

DIY-PB-LOCKERS-LADYGOATSThis awesome project really showcases Lady Goat’s meticulous attention to her projects from the construction, to the paint application, right down to the perfect hardware 🙂 Really, really nice piece of work! For more, click here!


DIY Window Seat by PureBond Idea Team Member, Turn Right at Lake Michigan!!!

window seat  with shelvesBeen itching to try a window seat or nook as I call them but been too afraid to take on a DIY project like this? Well, a member of our PureBond Idea Team, Tabatha, of the  Turn Right at Lake Michigan blog,  has  bravely taken a window seat project on! And, of course they are using our PureBond formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood purchased at The Home Depot in the construction!

windowseat beforeFor a little background, Tabatha and her husband purchased a home as “fixer upper” a while ago and like many of ya’ll DIY bloggers out there, they are chronicling their trials and tribulations as they overcome each DIY home project 🙂 With their window seat installation they have been posting all along the way, from deciding to use the end of an upstairs hallway for the window seat (perfect spot for a nook for many out there) to a slight measurement mishap,  to their current 75% done status! Anyhow, click here to check out her blog and some window seat instruction! I personally, cannot wait to see the finished nook 🙂


PureBond Fabricator Network Member In The News: Neil Kelly Cabinets Offers ‘Nutrition Label’ for Eco-Minded Dealers and Builders!

NeilKellyNaturallyNorthwest1-300x146PureBond Fabricator Network (PFN) member, Neil Kelly Cabinets, has launched a fabulous Declare-labeled cabinet  collection, called Naturally Northeast that offers dealers, builders and homeowners the option to more easily choose healthier products for their home by letting them know what goes into each building product.

btn_woodsThe labels ensure that source materials are free of “red list” chemicals and materials. Engineered to meet the Declare standards, the Naturally Northwest Collection demonstrates the company’s commitment to using resources responsibly and reducing its carbon footprint on the environment.

sub2_1Per Neil Kelly, the cabinets optimize indoor air quality and a healthy living environment by using formaldehyde-free PureBond hardwood plywood panels; regional, responsible solid wood and wood veneers; and formaldehyde-free, low VOC adhesives and finishes. In addition, the company will also supply certified woods upon request. What more could you ask for? We ❤  Neil Kelly Cabinets!

For more details on Neil Kelly Cabinets and their new Declare-labeled cabinet collection click here!