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Mid Century Modern Room Divider: Starlight Village, Leander Texas

Starlight Village in Leander Texas came up with some creative ways to use our combed panels.  Striated or combed ceiling tiles, and wall panels are the common ways this material was used in the [...]

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Are You Confused About All This? What Do You Have Plywood or What?

Part of the problem with this material is that some many different names were used to refer to it.  Let’s try to clear up as much confusion as we can and help you figure out what you have, [...]

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Testimonials: What Our Customers Are Saying

We appreciate the conversations we have with many of our customers who are so grateful that they finally found our vintage wood tiles and wall panels for their MCM or 50’s home.  You might [...]

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What About Panels Wider Than 24 inches?

We often get questions regarding panels of combed plywood for ceiling tiles or accent walls.  Since we are limited to making 23 7/8″ wide panels as the largest width, what happens when you [...]

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Regions in the U.S. Where Combed Plywood is Found

Because we ship nationwide, we are discovering the various regions in the U.S. where Weldtex, (combed, or striated plywood) is found.  As years go by, we are sure that this list will continue to [...]

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MCM Wall Covering Wood Texture

Three Dimensional Texture One of the cool things about our wood ceiling tiles and accent wall panels is its three dimensional pattern.  At first glance it may appear to be similar to a fabric [...]

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The Great Popcorn Ceiling Cover Up

  Ahhh the famous mid-century modern popcorn ceiling!  You’ve heard the stories, maybe you have even done it yourself. You hate the dated look so you scrape it off.  You water it down, [...]

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Exterior Siding, Panels, Planks, and Shingles

When it comes to combed or striated siding, there are a number of varieties that were produced over the years. Flat panel siding, tongue and groove siding commonly known as t and g, and combed [...]

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Starlight Village: Mid-Century Modern Meets the 21st Century

Though Donald Deskey, the creator of combed plywood, (Weldtex) produced the material in the late 1940’s, Starlight Village is a great example of a new development that decided to use several of [...]

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Retro Renovation “Where to Buy Weldtex”

Retro Renovation is a great mid-century modern website filled with all kinds of ideas and resources.  Several years ago they did a great blog piece on our combed plywood.  Check it out, you will [...]

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