Product Extra: FSC-Certified Materials

Products and materials made of FSC-certified wood from Boise Cascade, EarthSource, EcoTimber, Native Trails, Neil Kelly Cabinets, and Smith & Fong.

Safe Custody The manufacturer now offers FSC chain-of-custody certification for its engineered wood products, which already were SFI certified. Available products include BCI joists with Versa-Lam LVL flanges, Versa-Stud LVL framing lumber, and Versa-Rim rimboards. Also available are AllJoist products, including the new deep-joist AJS 30, which has 3 1/2-inch-wide flanges in 18-, 20-, 22-, or 24-inch depths. Boise Cascade. 208.384.6161. bc.com.

Tropical Oasis FSC-certified machiche tropical hardwood decking comes in 2-foot-by-2-foot solid squares for installation on flat surfaces or in 5/4-by-6-inch planks. The open-pored, dense hardwood comes in colors ranging from yellow/tan to medium brown reds and dark reds; over time, lighter spots darken to a reddish brown hue. The wood is sourced from Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize. The material is resistant to decay-causing organisms and is moderately resistant to dry-wood termites, according to the company. EarthSource. 800.675.7257. earthsourcewood.com.

Furniture, Refinished Woven Poplar flooring is made from 100% FSC-certified recycled furniture scraps kiln-dried and cold-pressed with a hardening resin and is free of added urea formaldehyde. The tongue-and-groove planks measure 3 7/8 inches wide by 72 7/8 inches long by 9/16 inch thick. Nail- and glue-down installation is acceptable. EcoTimber. 303.586.9420. ecotimber.com.

On a Pedestal The Yanama vanity features solid FSC-certified cherry wood and a 100% recycled 16-gauge hand-hammered copper foot that coordinates with the company's sinks. The unit measures 24 inches wide by 21 1/2 inches deep by 34 inches high. The foot comes in an antique or brushed nickel finish. Native Trails. 800.786.0862. nativetrails.net.

Signature Green All of the manufacturer's cabinets are available with no-added-urea-formaldehyde agriboard case and drawer materials; FSC-certified wood and veneers; and low-VOC glues, adhesives, and finishes. The 3/4-inch base, frameless Signature collection, shown here, comes in a range of classic styles. Species include ash, knotty pine, Lyptus, and FSC-certified cherry. Neil Kelly. 866.691.2717. neilkellycabinets.com.

Bamboo Basics PlybooStrand FSC-certified bamboo plywood and flooring are urea formaldehyde-free and carry Indoor Advantage Gold and FloorScore certifications, respectively. Plywood panels come in 3/16-, 1/2-, and 3/4-inch thicknesses; the flooring comes in 3/8- and 9/16-inch thicknesses. Both are available in Havana, Sahara, and Neopolitan finishes. Smith & Fong. 866.835.9859. plyboo.com.

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