Architects, Designers & Builders

Whether you are a builder, architect or designer, CDA Wood welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with you on your projects.

It is our goal to support your work with quality materials, a knowledgeable staff and exceptional service at a fair and competitive price. If you’re in the area, we invite you to stop by our showroom, or we are happy to review your schematics and work together through email, phone or video call.

Please fill out our form at the bottom of this page, and we will respond promptly with detailed information, product specifications, samples via courier and an opportunity to speak with one of our experts. We are your resource for anything that might help with the crucial decisions you and your customers must make.


Course Title: Modern Rustic

AIA Course Number: CDA06A

IDCEC Course Number: 107793

Course Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW CE Hour and 1 IDCEC CEU

Course Description:

The look of reclaimed wood is popular across all generations for different reasons. The modern rustic design trend incorporates the warmth and character of wood with the clean, fresh look of a contemporary aesthetic.

This one-hour course will examine the attributes and drawbacks of using reclaimed wood in design projects. Alternative reclaimed wood products will be analyzed, including a review of the natural aging process without the harmful effects of VOCs and other air contaminants. Alternative reclaimed wood products offer the beauty, colors and textures of reclaimed wood that can be incorporated into any design.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the types of "rustic" wood available for design projects

2. Explain the advantages and disadvantages associated with the use of reclaimed wood

3. Recognize how alternative reclaimed wood products promote a healthy indoor living environment free of VOCs and air contaminants

4. Describe the attributes of alternative reclaimed wood products and how to specify these products to meet various design schemes and user group needs