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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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