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Canadian Plywood Association fonds
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A foundation for the future

Industrial film. "A step by step look at all aspects of the construction of a preserved wood foundation for the basement of a single family home. Detailed coverage from excavation of the site to the finished lower living level area in the c...

Canadian Plywood Association fonds

  • PR-2178
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1989

The fonds consists of prints and/or printing elements of motion picture films that were distributed by the Canadian Plywood Association (CPA) or its predecessors, the Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia (COFI) and the Plywood Manufact...

Canadian Plywood Association

Come winter, come harvest

Promotional film. "This film looks at harvesting, forest husbandry, sawmilling and end uses of Spruce-Pine-Fir from British Columbia's northern interior, a unique area with a large and technologically sophisticated forest industry. Titl...

Home sweet cedar : [English version]

Promotional film. "The story of two of North America's most historic building materials, Western Red Cedar shingles and hand-split shakes. Interspersed with logging, manufacturing and contemporary application sequences, [the film] traces...

The plywood story

Industrial film. The production, special qualities and varied uses of plywood -- in construction, in industry and on the farm. The film's whimsical commentary is provided by a movie cameraman who is seen shooting footage on the subject for a ...

The way of wood

Promotional film. "Explains the platform frame method of construction by following a house building project from start to finish. International examples are used to demonstrate the versatility of this building system." (COFI catalogue de...