Most of us are familiar with the extensive assortment of wooden species out there, specifically in North America which has a distinctive organic resource advantage for timber goods relative to other components of the world. There are softwoods like Pine, Cedar, Redwood, Spruce, and Douglas Fir. About 80% of timber is softwoods. In addition to getting far more conveniently available, softwoods tend to be considerably less pricey than hardwoods these kinds of as Alder, Beech, Hickory, Mahogany, Maple, Oak, Teak, and Walnut. Hardwoods have greater density than softwoods and are inclined to be employed for matters like large-high quality furnishings, decks, flooring and building wherever toughness is important. In today’s publish, we’ll glimpse at a range of examples of distinct wood species that we use to make retail wooden shows.
Since of its availability and value-efficiency Pine is amongst the most widespread wooden species applied in building retail POP displays. Pine can be stained or painted any color to create different seems to be. We employed walnut-stained pine to make the key construction and slats of the Wild Turkey kiosk demonstrated down below. We applied pre-completed birch plywood for the illuminated back panels.
A further instance of combining Pine for the frame and pre-finished Birch plywood is the Body fat Mind Toys screen proven beneath. We painted the Pine body bright colors and immediate printed the graphics on the smooth surface area of the pre-finished Birch panels.
Likewise, we employed pre-concluded Birch plywood with direct-printed panels for the principal framework and a painted Pine-framed base on the Sendero exhibit.
From time to time we will use all Pine to make a display like the Nongshim cart demonstrated beneath. We normally just seal and obvious coat the pine to give it a organic wood look.
Having said that, we will also use Pine and add a dim stain in an effort and hard work to create much more of a quality glimpse as we did with the Vessel vape pen display proven down below.
Models hunting for sustainable components for their fixtures may possibly want to think about working with Beetle Kill Pine which is manufactured from Pine trees that have been devastated by the Mountain Pine Beetle and would normally be destined for landfills. It normally functions an appealing blue stained sample that is remaining at the rear of by the beetles. We created the Guyaki Yeba Mate Tea display screen out of Beetle Destroy Pine and then additional a darkish stain. We used panels created of article-harvest rice straw waste for the back panel and shelf bottoms along with recycled acrylic for the signals.
A different softwood illustration is cedar. We produced the Bloom Farms counter exhibit demonstrated underneath out of solid cedar which we completed with an eco-welcoming stained complete. It developed a awesome rustic glimpse.
Though technically considered a woody grass relatively than a timber item, bamboo is also an superb product for building POP shows. Bamboo is the swiftest increasing plant on earth and is as a result really renewable and eco-pleasant. We made the In the Circulation counter display demonstrated under from carbonized flat grain Bamboo which we obvious coated and included laser-engraved graphics.
Even though much less readily available, Bamboo also comes in chocolate. We utilised chocolate Bamboo to build a loaded glance for the primary framework of the Woodinville Whiskey kiosk demonstrated under. To make some contrast, we employed Pine wood which we torched and clear coated.
Cherry is considerably a lot less commonly utilized in the POP show industry, but it can be applied to develop a significant-conclude glance as shown in the Callaway emblem block display screen down below.
Hardwoods like Mahogany are also scarcely employed because it is a much more highly-priced species of wooden. However, when your objective is to create a high-conclude look and quick perceived price for your item, it can be a excellent option. We employed Mahogany to build the VIX Swimwear fixture beneath. We very clear coated the wood, laser engraved the graphics, and extra gold filling on the emblem.
In distinction to Mahogany, Poplar is a extremely price tag-productive wood species. Like Pine, it can be clear coated to create a really pure wood glance. We made use of Poplar for the uprights on the InSPAration floor show down below and designed the cabinets with pre-finished Birch plywood.
Among the hardwoods, White Oak is one of the additional requested resources. It is really resilient and can be utilised to create furnishings-high-quality fixtures like the straightforward cabinet we built beneath.
We’ll wrap up with MDF which stands for Medium Density Fiberboard, a well known engineered wood composite materials designed from compressed sawdust with an extra adhesive. Even though often MDF is utilised in its raw type, it is most commonly employed with a melamine or laminate finish. We applied an ash gray laminate on the H&M check stand we produced down below and a black melamine on the Commando ground exhibit. Simply because of the broad assortment of laminate and melamine finishes obtainable, MDF can be utilized to create quite a few distinctive looks.
If you are considering about utilizing wood for your subsequent retail store fixture, make absolutely sure you look at the vast assortment of choices and species accessible and the affiliate implications similar to economics, sturdiness, performance, and visible effects.