About Wallplanks

About Wallplanks

Who We Are

Located in Central Wisconsin, Wallplanks is proud to be a US company that sources all it's material from North America. The parent company From The Forest is a manufacturer of 3 layer engineered wood flooring with a solid distribution base and is now proud to introduce this thin innovative wood wall product. 
Founded by industry veterans Tryggvi Magnusson (President), Susan Lang (Vice President and General Manager) and the recent addition of Jim and Ina Henderson (design and marketing). The team understands the responsibility of producing high performing, beautiful wood products at a competitive price. With decades of combined wood flooring manufacturing experience, Wallplanks customers benefit from this by knowing the products are designed for style and stability.

 

We Think Green- Environmentally Friendly 

Preserving natural resources and environment is important to Wallplanks. The raw materials used for wood wall products are sourced only from managed forests in the United States. The company only uses top coats and stains that are water based and UV cured to protect air quality and the adhesives meet the highest standards for air emissions. From The Forest is CARB phase 2 compliant. There is no added formaldehyde to any of our products! 

 

 

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Introduction into Wood Wall Coverings

Introduction into Wood Wall Coverings

Wood as a building product never goes out of style and today's wood walls have come a long way from the pressboard panels that were in fashion in the 60's and 70's. Wood walls are being used in a variety of styles and are seen everywhere from cutting edge hotel lobbies to retail chain stores, local coffee shops and brew pubs. The trends rebirth is now happening in the residential field where crafty do-it-yourselfers started to turn old freight pallets into rustic wood wall accents. 

From The Forest, an innovative wood flooring manufacturer based in Wisconsin caught onto the trend quickly and has developed an affordable wood wall product that is much easier to install than freight pallets and also offers a wider variety in styles to suit every interior. Their like "Wallplanks" offers 9 different SKU's in two different collections, "Modern" and "Rustic". 

The 3 layered engineered plank uses a High Density Fiberboard Core that is sandwiched between two 1 millimeter hardwood veneers and has a precision ship lap joint milled on the sides. The result is a light and stable plank that is only 1/4" thick, yet 5.1" wide, with lengths from 12" - 48". The back of the planks have a peel and stick, industrial bonding tape which allows them to be easily mounted to virtually any structurally sound flat surface. With just a couple of hand tools, the wall can be installed in an afternoon without the need of removing baseboards, door casing or reworking electrical receptacles. There are also trim pieces for open wall applications like contemporary headboard wall and corner trim pieces that will give the project a professional look.  

Weather your project is a rustic retreat, a contemporary condo or a laid back beach cottage, there is bound to be a wood wall covering that fits your style. While Primarily used for feature walls, the possible uses are endless: on ceilings, as entertainment walls, in the living room, in the bedroom, in the nursery or the entry hall.

Wallplanks is now offering their products through retail stores. Contact us if you are thinking about a quick and easy makeover of your retail showroom or if you are interested in becoming an authorized Wallplank Retailer. Call +1.800.568.6557 or contact us through our website www.Wallplanks.com 

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