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Master Quality Door Veneer Surfaces

Our Master Quality Doors are Complimented by Our Ultra High Quality Skin and Surface Choices

Wood Veneers

Veneer allows us to create a high end finish with less weight and cost while offering a wide assortment of beautiful door surfaces.  There are a number of different types of veneers that all provide excellent options that will compliment the styles of your structures.   Difference species generally demand a different price.  Some popular examples are Maple, White Oak, Mahogany, Cherry, Alder, and Hemlock.  Veneers are sold in bundles and range in price, but generally use the most flawless wood to provide the absolute most appealing visual aspects for your doors.  Standard veneer thickness is .020″, and is often used to decorate high end furniture, cabinetry, cabinetry, floors, and even plywood. You can trust Sing Core to veneer your doors, alternatively you can get substrate only and have your veneer applied locally.*

The beauty of veneer is the high quality wood grain appearance that provides you with the most natural aesthetics.  Each piece is completely unique, because it is cut from the actual logs.  Not only does this allow you an amazing modern appearance, but also you can achieve a more vintage, timeless, or antique look.  Normally, better quality veneers are used for doors, because customers want the best looking doors they can possibly get.  Door grade veneer comes in a few distinct grades.

Huge Pivot Door Mahogany Wood Veneer

Gorgeous Massive Mahogany Wood Veneer Door

Face Cut Options

Rotary Cut Veneer – Created by spinning the log and peeling off sheets, almost like unrolling a roll of toilet paper, rotary cut veneer is the most common type of veneer.  The advantage of this type of veneer is that it results in one continuous sheet.  It is a very cost effective way of producing veneer, but it results in a very unpredictable grain pattern.

Plain Sliced or Flat Cut Veneer – This is the second most common cut.  In this method, thin layers are sliced one at a time along the width of the log.  The slices, which are also called leaves, because the blade works its way from the top of the log to the bottom, there is a gradual transition in the grain pattern.  This method of cutting parallel to the growth rings results in a V-shaped pattern that is often seen on sheets of plywood.

 

Rift Cut Veneer – Another interesting method is the rift cut process, which allows for a more straight-grained look.  In this method the log is quartered, then cut perpendicular to the grain in repeating arches.  The advantage to this is that you get a relatively uniform grain appearance.  The disadvantage to rift sawn veneer is that it costs more, because the process is more time consuming.

Quarter Sliced Veneer – This type of veneer is also sometimes called quarter cut or quarter sawn veneer.  This cut is often specified when the customer wants an exceptionally straight grain appearance.  First, the log is quartered, which allows each quarter to be sliced perpendicular to the growth rings.  Since leaves are cut more narrowly than plain sliced, they are much more easily lined up with other leaves, allowing for superior uniformity.  Despite it’s vast advantages, this method requires a larger log diameter compared to the alternative methods.  This method also achieves a sort of flaking appearance, created when the veneer knife bisects medullary rays in the tree.

Beautiful Maple Veneer Skin

Beautiful Maple Veneer Skin

 

Veneer Matching Options

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No matter what cut of veneer is applied, without proper veneer matching, your project will not turn out as expected.  Veneer matching is a true art form.  The job of matching veneer is a precise job that requires a detailed approach.  The appearance is partially determined by how the veneer slices are lined up on the doors.

Book Match Veneer – Every other veneer leaf is turned over, like the pages of a book.  With this method, the veneer will be mirrored between each consecutive two leaf section, resulting in a repeating series of symmetrical patterns.  This method is preferred by many, because of the continuity of grain.  This method produces both ascending and descending prominent characteristics of the grain.  Not all cuts of veneer can be used with the Book Matching method, however, but plain, quarter, or rift sliced veneers can all be used for this purpose.  This book end formation tends to reflect light and accept stains differently.  With this method there is also potential for wide color variation, known as “barber pole” in some species or flitches.  Despite these variations, they are still considered desirable.

Random Match Veneer – This method produces a more chaotic appearance, because pieces are generally unmatched, as if the applicator has taken a series of boards and lined them up on the surface of the door.  This produces a more old fashioned look, as something that was perhaps built before modern methods of veneer were invented.  With this method, there is often a deliberate method to reduce grain consistency.

Continuous Match Veneer – This is when the pieces of veneer are used for both the door and the transom, allowing for a very consistent look between the door and the transom.

End Match Veneer – This is generally selected for doors with transoms.  This match uses a single piece of veneer that runs from the bottom to the top of the door.   Veneer can be turned turned at the joint to achieve this appearance.

Slip Match Veneer – This is one of the quickest methods of matching veneer, but requires higher quality veneer that is fairly uniform in appearance.  Sheets are slipped out on the the surface one after the other, creating a wave of repeating patterns.  Some frown on this method, because of the abrupt joints.  This differs from book match veneer in that book match is better at hiding the joints.  Uniformity of color is superior in this method, because each piece has a similar level of light refraction.  It also allows for a relatively straight grain pattern.

Natural Variations

Because wood is an organic product, each piece has its own characteristics.  There is a vast array of grain patterns and formations, which can vary among trees and different flitches.  Because of that, some trees may not meet standards.  Other trees may considered of exceptional quality.  Prices may also vary depending on the quality and appearance of the veneer.  Because of variations in natural grain of each tree and differences in cuts, you can experience amazingly unique grain, pattern, and color, for each leaf of veneer, which translates into an an unlimited variations in door appearances.

In all cases, the natural wood quality will improve and compliment design elements, especially if the wood is applied in its natural state, unfettered by paints and enamels which might hinder the actual beauty of the wood.

Some species, like maple and birch can show a wide variety of color ranges.  When it comes to maple and birch unlimited amounts of sapwood and heartwood, large portions may be unusable, because of unacceptable color.  Sapwood lighter in color, while heartwood is darker in color.  There is also the issue with light, dark, and color streaks, spots, and color variation that results from mixing sapwood with heartwood.  If these sorts of variants in color and grain are not desired by you or your customers, veneer must be selected accordingly.  If lighter shades of veneer are desired, you must specify sapwood maple or birch.  If darker shades are required, you should select heartwood, however, this type is often limited in supply.

 * = Professional veneering can be very tricky. If you are getting substrate from Sing Core and having your millwork (or someone else) apply the veneer, be certain to affirm that they have the expertise to apply the veneer appropriately. We use the highest level of professional veneer professional and techniques. We can guarantee our veneering, if you have veneering done off-site, it is their responsibility to do it correctly. A faulty veneer could jeopardize your Sing warranty.

 

Door Graphics and Murals

Very Large Sliding Door With and Without Mural

Our doors make an exceptional surface for applying murals, canvases, or printed wraps and images.  This is an excellent way to make an otherwise standard looking door, beautiful and vibrant.

In recent years, graphics, scenes, or photos applied to the surfaces of doors that turn your openings into true works of art.  This style of door is only limited by your imagination!  Some examples are as follows:

  • Fine Art: Amazing portraits, scenery and landscapes, animals, objects like cars and still life images
  • Photos: Nature, wildlife, underwater scenes, forests
  • Designs: Patterns, colors, shapes, and other abstract art
  • Wood Grains: Any sort of wood species, style, or colors
  • Plants: Beautiful flowers, leaves, barks, and other plant based imagery
  • Textures: Pebbled, rusted, grainy, smooth, baked earth and other textures
  • Other: Anything you can imagine can be printed Sing Core doors as long as you have high quality electronic images and graphic files.

We start with a smooth tempered board or Medium Density Overlay (MDO) for a best quality finish, or select a wood veneer or paint grade option for your highest quality finishes.  This is only limited by your imagination!

 

 

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Pocket Door

Pocket doors have become an integral part of modern architectural design.  Despite the many advantages of pocket doors, they do present unique challenges in both the manufacturing and the installation process.

The Best Pocket Doors

Sing Core has become known for making some of the largest, most impressive sliding doors on the market.  Pocket doors are sliding doors that slide into a pocket in the wall.  Certain customers have come to know Sing Core, not only for our sliding doors, but also for our magnificent pocket doors.  Introducing the best pocket doors!

Pocket Door Challenges

The concept of pocket doors seems simple very simple.  They are similar to sliding doors in that they slide on tracks and typically use rollers to open and close.  The big difference is that they slide into a pocket that has fixed dimensions inside the wall.  If the door warps or skews, the door cease to function.  You will not be able to open or close the door because warping will change the dimensions of the door.

Warp Free Pocket Door

Over decades, we have developed our patented and patent pending materials that allow for super strong, light weight, warp free door construction.  Warping and skewing present significant problems for pocket doors, because pocket doors must slide into a fixed space inside the wall.  Any deviation from specifications will prevent the door from fitting into the space.  When this happens, your door will cease to function.  You will need to buy a new door, change out your hardware that may bend or break as a result of door malfunction.  In some cases, you also need to rebuild your door frame or your walls when they are ruined from doors being opened and closed.

But we have solved all of the problems associated with large pocket doors and large sliding doors.  When you use Sing Core products, you not only get a door that exceeds AWI standards in terms of warpage, you also get a door that’s guaranteed against warping for 50 years.  Because of our special design methods, you will get a door that ensures proper functionality for decades.

Large Pocket Doors

The larger the door the bigger the challenge.  Large pocket doors are more susceptible to warping.  In order to function properly, they must be specially designed to resist warping.  Larger doors must be specially constructed so that they are warp free on installation, as well as, over time.

 

 

 

Ultra High Strength – Large pocket door must be exceptionally strong to stand up to the most rigorous use.  At Sing Core, we have revolutionized door strength with Peter Sing’s patented and patent pending technology that allows us to build doors that are very high strength, tested independently at over 660 PSI.

 

Super Light Weight – Up to 90% lighter than solid wood doors.  Sing Core specially engineered core uses Peter Sing’s revolutionary design to bring a solid door strength to doors that allows for super light weight performance.

 

Straight/Warp Free – Specially designed stiffeners built into our doors make sure your doors are warp free over the long haul for better performance and function.

 

Structurally Stable – With our groundbreaking process, we can make doors that are built exactly to your specifications, and will not skew of shift over time.  That way, you have a door that functions worry free for decades.

 

Eco-friendly – We support sustainability by using 100% renewable, eco-friendly materials, so our products are better on the environment.

 

Guaranteed – When it comes to guarantees, no company on the market can do better.  Our Sing Core Professional Panels are used for doors and other high end applications where stability and precision are of the utmost importance.  All of our Sing Core Professional panels come with a whopping 50 Year Guarantee against warping, cracking, breaking, and skewing.  Name one other company who can do this.  Most companies don’t even offer a one year guarantee, but we can do this because our products have such a strong track record of performance.

 

No one can make panels as large, yet warp free like we can!  You have our guarantee on that.

 

Proudly Made in America

All of our products are 100% made in the USA.  We take pride in supporting our country.  That’s why you won’t find any products that aren’t made in America here.  We also use high quality inputs that are sourced from local suppliers.

Door Skins

Our door system allow you to specify almost any skin for your doors.  We specialize in high quality wood and metal doors.  We have several options depending on your budget.  Our paint grade ply option is our most economical option.  Next is our hardwood veneer option.  Mahogany, oak, walnut, and alder are popular.  We also use 1/8″ wood stave on our highest end option, which gives you a solid wood appearance, but has our specially engineered core to maintain the light weight feature our doors are famous for.  We also make metal doors.  In our metal doors category, we specialize in hot rolled and cold rolled steel, but we also have a very popular aluminum option.

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Giant Sliding Factory Door

Sing Core High End Giant Factory Sliding Doors Increase Productivity

Sing Core Large Factory Sliding doors can be used for all kinds of industrial purposes.  They are ideal for warehouses, hangars, factories, plants, manufacturing facilities, and other industrial and commercial scenarios.  Using our patented and patent pending technology, we manufacture doors that are easier and less expensive to install, lighter in weight, so they allow you to use less expensive hardware than doors made by the competition.

 

Huge 20′ x 12′ x 3.5″ inch Large Factory Sliding Door for Industrial Use.

 

At this factory, the workers were struggling daily with their large factory door that was warping and twisting, due to environmental factors.  Their door was excessively weighty and the door was extremely difficult to open and close. Door functionality was severely impaired, because of warping and twisting.  It was also peeling and falling apart, due to poor construction. The managers knew they needed to fix the problem, but not just any door would do. This is why they called upon Sing Core to solve their problems.

Sing Core tackled the problem immediately with their patented solutions.  First of all, because of the size of the door, they knew they would need to solve the weight problem.

Giant Factory Door Extremely Light Weight

With our patented and patent pending methods, solved the weight problems.  This huge panel measures 12’ x 5’ x 3” thick, yet it only weighs 121 pounds so it can be easily lifted by two men, as you can see in the photo.  This demonstrates there are no other panels on the market as light and large as Sing Core panels.

The Strongest of the Strong

Tested independently, in UW labs, as able to withstand force upwards of 660 PSI, Sing Core, hands down, manufactures the strongest material in its weight class.  Large doors need higher strength to stave off potential warpage. That’s how we provide doors that are stronger, lighter, and more warp free, according to AWI standards.

Factory Slider Strong Strength Test

Our panels can support the weight of a grown man with next to zero flex.

Sing Core doors also come with nearly any skin.  Our most popular skins are Alder, Mahogany, Western Red Cedar, Fir, Pine, Hemlock, Balsa, Birch.  Even better, we can apply hot rolled or cold rolled steel, aluminum, copper, bronze. Your doors are only limited by your imagination.

If you need the highest strength, lightest weight, most warp free large sliding doors and large pocket doors, available in more skin options than any other door, you need Sing Core doors.

Factory Hangar Large Sliding Door 5 x 12 x 3.5 inch

Huge 20′ x 12′ x 3.5″ inch Large Factory Sliding Door for Hangars and Warehouses.

This revolutionary new door has so many skins available that you will find it suits every possible purpose.  You can use this door as a large factory door, a huge sliding hangar door, massive barn doors, very big manufacturing plant doors, colossal barn doors, and other magnificent bay doors that will leave your guests and customers in awe. 

The Sing Core Advantage

Large Factory Door with Sing Core

Another advantage to Sing Core is that you can apply any kind of skin or finishing.  This photo shows high quality siding applied to the huge factory door.  The siding is very easy to apply and is great in exterior weather conditions.  Whether rain, snow, or hot sun, your door will be protected against the elements every single time.

Applying siding to your door will offer superior weather proofing.

Giant factory doors are a Sing Core specialty, as you can see here from the picture, which shows how large and well built our doors are.

Massive 20′ x 12′ x 3.5″ sliding factory door with siding.

This photo shows the true scale of the door.  When you see a full grown man standing in front of it, the massive nature of the door is apparent.

Sing Core Triple Panel Sliding Door

There are many ways to build a door.  One of the most effective ways is to build multiple doors that open together in one space.  There are advantages to covering your door opening with more than one panel.  This allows each panel to be lighter and it offers more versatility with your hardware.  Hardware does not have to be as strong, because the the weight of the full door does not rest all on one track.  Also, it is much easier to install a door in sections, because very large doors tend to be heavier and much more difficult to install.

Singcore patented and patent pending technology allows us to make doors that are so large, yet so light they can be opened with just one fingure.  Over the years, we have done so much research and development in the areas of strength and light weight attributes that we have been able to make panels that are much stronger, pound for pound, than competing products.  When you need large industrial doors that hold up under the most rigorous conditions, Sing Core has your door.  

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Classic Hidden Hallway Door

Sing Core is known for it’s large, showy doors. But, our lightweight door technology has many varied applications. Whenever style and durability are a factor, Sing Core panels deliver where others cannot.

A Unique Addition to Your Project

Nothing sells a finished product like the little touches. When you think that everything else has been tried, consider adding a hidden door to your project.

Hidden doors allow for additional space utilization in a design while minimizing visual clutter due to door framing and hardware. This gorgeous example, built by one of Sing Core’s clients using our patented lightweight honeycomb technology, oozes refinement and class. At a glance, the door melds in to the hallway molding and leaves the  lines unobstructed.

Our Panels are Your Canvas

An artist cannot paint without a strong canvas, likewise a builder cannot make living art without strong building materials to form their creations.

Sing Core door slabs come with a 50-year warp-free guarantee that demonstrates the underlying stability and quality of our materials. We stand by our ability to create doors that are:

  • Lightweight
  • Sound proof
  • High insulation value
  • Straight
  • Strong
  • and Dependable

When You Client Demands the Best

May companies on the market offer a variety of door cores. We acknowledge that our product is not the right solution on all situations. For doors of usual sizes and applications, or exacting production standards leave little flexibility in pricing to meet budget demands. Where our doors shine is in very large, high tolerance, or very high end applications.

When all that maters is the best possible outcome for your project, then remember Sing Core and our patented and patent pending “honeycomb” door technology cannot be beat.

Smooth, Flush Trim, and Anything You Can Imagine

Flush is just the start of the possibilities when it comes to high end custom doors. With Sing Core almost any possibility to can be realized. Almost any size can be realized using the unique strength and straightness of our honeycomb core. Too thin and too big are not in our vocabulary.

The real question is how big can you imagine? What do you and your clients seek to realize?

A Miraculous Material

Many people are surprised to see how much then can accomplish beyond the norm with Sing Core backing their work. For us strength is really not a problem. Warping can be relegated to a fear of the past.

We would be boosting to say these things if the product didn’t warrant the praise. But in this case we can, in humility, say that what we provide top end millworks, construction companies, and architects pushes the boundary of what is possible.

When you use Sing Core you are in the driver’s seat. Do you want metal skin, solid wood skin, paint, plastic, fiberglass? Almost anything can be realized with less weight and greater strength than even aluminum or other space age door technologies.

What Can We Do For You?

Although we aren’t the right fit for every project, when your design has unique needs remember that Sing Core is there to back you up.

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The Only 50 Year Warp-free Guarantee and full structure warranty

 

 

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Exporting Eco-friendly Building Materials Made in the USA

The lightweight and high-strength attributes of SingCore are spanning the globe as designers, architects, and project managers continue to specify their projects have, “SingCore Inside.”

The only 50 year warp-free guarantee and full structure warranty

SingCore is the secret ingredient in building projects – especially those of large size and components with long spans – where certain challenges become apparent in translating the creator’s vision to real life.

Many problems associated with large, oversized projects or elements become apparent when attempting to bring an original design to life, mostly concerned with weight and strength.

Until now, very strong building materials were heavy in weight. This extra weight creates problems for the structure in terms of stress and strain over time. Lightweight building materials may be substituted for the stronger heavy ones, but compromises are made which may compromise the strength and integrity of the project.

This is the quandary facing development teams and precisely the point where SingCore provides the solution to the problems facing developers of large projects.

Crane hoisting pivot door to Manhattan penthouse

Such as issues in the tallest of buildings, not only in New York (where most of our product is shipped to nationally) but across the ocean, like in this, one of the tallest buildings in Bangkok, Thailand.

Crane hoisting large pivot doors, posts and beams

Fortunately, due to the extreme lightweight of SingCore building products, such as panels, posts and beams, entire containers of building materials could be sent from the factory located in Washington State in the USA to the job site in Bangkok at a fraction of the shipping cost of other materials.

Lightweight building materials easy to transport, less risk of danger or injury

The lightweight characteristics of SingCore also enables the materials to be quickly and easily lifted by crane without risk or danger of heavier materials while being able to be indisputably and safely manhandled by staff and laborers, rather than utilizing heavy equipment to maneuver the materials throughout the job site.

Lightweight large pivot doors easily carried by hand on job site without heavy equipment

37 ft. Tall Pivot Doors

If you’re designing a conference center with 40 ft. ceilings and need a row of 37 ft. tall pivot doors to act as room dividers, you are going to be faced with the issues concerning strength vs. weight. In order to keep the 37 ft. tall doors from warping, your design team is faced with the challenge.

If you dared to think, “What if I could have it all?” If it were possible, you would like to have insulation for its sound deadening qualities and climate control. Then you could just hang insulated baffles, but you would compromise the function of have pivot doors and they could easily fail as they have no strength.

Problem solvers would suggest that aluminum or steel could solve the problem, but the weight of a 37 ft. tall pivot doors would be very, dangerous to install and very expensive for the 37 ft. tall pivot doors, as well as the heavy duty pivot door hardware, which would probably cost many times the price of the large metal door itself.

This is the common paradox facing the designers dealing with the weight vs. strength issue, especially in large doors.

This is where SingCore shines as it rescues the plight of engineers and contractors fervently attempting to bring the designer’s vision come to life. SingCore is the only Eco-friendly, insulated lightweight, high-strength building material that outperforms other lightweight building materials so much, that it is the only material that can be used to build a large non-warping door of any size in any application.

Insulated Strength and Rigidity

SingCore is the provider of highly advanced high precision panels, posts and beams for high-end applications and clients all over the world. These patented building materials are unique in that they are lightweight, stronger than steel, and insulated for R value and sound deadening STC levels.

Man standing on 13 foot span, 1 inch thick panel with little or no deflection

The precision of SingCore as a building material is +/- .006 inch, which makes it a standard for high precision clientele such as NASA and the United States military. The strength is unmatched by any other affordable lightweight material (660+ PSI), making SingCore stronger than steel pound for pound, enabling this material to cover long spans with little supporting structure and deflection, achieving a new standard for less deflection under loads and warp resistance.

2 men standing on 20 ft 1 inch galvanized steel panel

Warp-free Doors

It is now not only possible, but proven, that you can build a warp-free door of any available flat building material – even as problematic a building material as natural wood grain – and have the resulting door be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail for 50 years.

No other door can compare to the insulated lightweight strength of doors with Eco-friendly premium SingCore inside.

How Lightweight?

The weight of SingCore is easily one-third the weight (50% to 87%) of solid wood.


Case Study Comparison:

Traditional Pivot Door
Sing Core* Pivot Door
Height: 25 ft
Height: 25 ft

1100 lbs

 

198 lbs

 

In most cases, a large pivot door is very heavy in weight, this requires additional shipping, handling and may require additional heavy equipment to handle the large pivot door on site as well as requiring heavy duty pivot door hardware which based on weight can be many times more expensive than the large pivot door itself.

When your large wood plank pivot doors have SingCore inside, they can weigh-in at 3 lbs. per sq. ft. Your 10×10 pivot door could weigh 300 lbs.

* SingCore pivot doors may vary considerably due to individual weight of architecturally specified materials

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Solid Wood Stave Door Blanks

Applications -> Building Components -> Doors -> Solid Wood Blank Doors
solid wood stave sliding door wood planks composite honeycomb panels

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Our panels make doors!

Patented Sing Core solid wood stave door blanks feature the newest technology in the door industry for composite doors yielding the only eco-friendly, lightweight, fully insulated, high-strength doors with wood blanks of any size (up to 40 ft.) that can be guaranteed true flat and to stay flat for 50 years.

Large door versus regular-size door challenge (i.e., over 4 feet wide and over 8 feet in length):

Large doors are heavy, dimensionally unstable, require more strength due to the heavy weight, and are a challenge to manufacture, ship and install.  High-end jobs require precision and true flatness to please the customer.  A homeowner’s architect, general contractor and mill worker must solve the problem of warping doors.  The solution to the challenge is to use patented professional true flat Sing panels to make your doors.

Sing Core wood stave door planks are the only solid wood doors that will not warp, bend, twist or cup following installation.  This means no more continuous service calls for maintenance of big doors that cannot possibly stay straight due to the limitations of solid wood – or any other door core – that is subject to failure.  Sing panels have a patented honeycomb/torsion box interior which gives lightweight yet unsurpassed strength (pound-per-pound stronger than steel) and stability to any door, and allows Sing Core to provide a 50-year guarantee

Interior Doors:

Sing panels make amazing designer doors in any style.  With Sing panels, fragile doors such as French doors are made lightweight yet strong, not warping or breaking hinges, which will last for many decades.

Exterior Doors:

Sing panels make sturdy exterior doors in any style.  With Sing panels, exterior doors are lightweight and strong, even when oversized.  Our professional doors are guaranteed to stay true flat and not warp or twist for 50 years

When is a door not a door? When it fails to function as a door.

The problem is that all door core materials are either not high precision, too heavy or will move when exposed to moisture, humidity or change in temperature resulting in door failure.

Heavy solid metal or steel will not warp, bend or twist, but is not high precision due to welding (sing core tolerance is + or –  .006 inch!) and is often impractical due to the overweight issues causing excess strain on both the hardware and structure, causing continued maintenance issues.  The solution is our patented lightweight yet strong Sing core technology.

Finishing a door blank:

There are two types of finish for door blanks:  paint grade and wood grain.  Paint grade includes such finishes as metal, Masonite, marine plywood, etc.  Wood grain finish includes such finish as solid wood stave and thin veneer.

Why Use Solid Wood Instead of Veneer?

solid wood composite door planks any size thickness true flatNever settle for substandard veneer doors again. Door engineers prefer to use inexpensive veneer as opposed to real solid wood facings because veneer is thought to be less likely to warp, bend or twist.  But thanks to the super-strength of patented Sing Core technology, you can use solid wood stave and wood blanks with confidence knowing that your door can be guaranteed true flat and will stay flat.

How can a solid wood-faced door stay true flat? As every woodworker knows, when using a solid wood surface, the grain will move according to moisture or temperature change causing the door to fail. When using our patented Sing Core as a substrate you can safely use solid wood because the solid torsion box/honeycomb patented material is continually keeping the wood grain straight and true.  Whereas wood stave has more wood fiber giving it more of a chance to warp than thin veneer due to the unbalance of the both side of the door moisture contents, patented Sing technology solves this problem by combining stiffing skin on both side of our patented Sing core.  This Sing panel technology eliminates the troublesome movement of the door blank — warping is no longer a concern when wood stave is combined with patented Sing core.

In addition, solid wood is easy to work with, install (no need to hot press), repair and remodel.  That’s why professionals trust Sing Core’s years of expertise in helping to design the only wood stave doors (that look just like solid wood doors) that can stay straight and true for many decades while respectfully honoring the beauty and elegance of solid wood, which far outlasts easily-damaged veneers, yet can be sanded and repaired if necessary.

Celebrate your real wood!

solid wood stave door planks lightweight honeycomb guaranteed 50 yearsOur Eco-friendly lightweight, high strength alternative is the best   solution for combating the issues associated with weight and size,   especially large doors.  Only our patented Sing torsion box/foam   composite core combined with our years of experience provides   guaranteed solutions for oversize doors.

That’s why this technology is found everywhere, from beneath the sea   (US Navy) to outer space (NASA) and everywhere in-between.

Sing panels may be finished in almost any wood species, like   mahogany, redwood, teak wood, cherry wood, walnut wood, cedar   wood, Ipe wood, sapele wood, poplar wood, ebony wood, ash wood,   oak or any other hardwood or exotic wood types available.

This same wood blank composite technology is also a common solution for high-end projects like engineered hardwood flooring, shiplap, wood furniture, wood shelves, decking, shed doors or any other application demanding high precision and exemplary performance over time.

How is wood stave/veneer added to Sing panels?

Wood stave is added directly to the metal or wood skin our patented Sing cores.  Wood veneer is added to an 1/8-inch mdf attached to the metal skin.  Call us for a free consultation on the best option for your project.

How to BuyMetal Composite Sing Core panels are true straight, light and strong.

To order Sing Large Door panels see our pricing page  and submit an order form either by email,  info@singhome.com, or print and fax it to: 360.495.4585. We’ll provide a quote within one business day. If you have questions, please contact us.

Easy Ordering

All we need to know is the length, width, thickness and what you desire on the exterior, and your custom specialty panels are made to order. Getting a quote for your specialty product, is easy, thanks to our simple online order system.

Bulk Discounts

If you’re looking for a bargain price, remember, the more you order, the less expensive your total order will be per piece. Quantity and wholesale inquiries are encouraged. Feel free to contact us for more information. Click here for Closeout specials.

Fast turnaround: In you’re in a rush, only Sing Core can be custom made within 24 hours and is proudly manufactured for you in the USA.

Fast delivery: Any thickness and almost any length, less than 5 ft wide, can be made with in 48 hours if it is rush order.

SINGCORE Large Doors are easy to order. You may choose from our stock panels or order custom sized panels. Our price is based on the length, width, thickness, and quantity. Submit a Work Order by fax or email, and we will give you a quote within one business day. If you have a tight budget, give us a call, we might have an alternative solution tailored to your needs.

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Aloha Non-warping Hawaiian Large Doors

Aloha from Honolulu, Hawaii, where Professional Sing non-warping doors are making an impact.

3 views of best pivot door lightweight high strength non warp insulated pivot doors

Hawaiian door manufacturer sought out Sing Core in search of a non-warping exterior door solution for rigorous climate variances especially large oversized sliding doors and pivot doors.

During the free consultation, the manufacturer explains that large doors are known for warping top to bottom, but people don’t talk much about warping side-to-side, which makes it a constant struggle for latching and sealing the door. These are the constant issues that face the makers of large exterior doors.

Large oversize non warping wood pivot door insulated modern pivot doorsThe specifications for the door included a natural Sapele wood stave exterior which complicates the door project even more because the innate natural wood grain will have a tendency to warp, bend and twist according to changes in temperature and humidity.

Door manufacturers find it hard to believe that inventor Peter Sing would be willing to, “put his neck out on the line for 50 years.” It is this 50 year non-warp and structure guarantee that intrigues manufacturers of larger doors, especially if the door specs include exposed solid wood.

The undeniable fact is, patented Professional Sing Core is the only way to build a lightweight, high strength non-warp door. And Sing Doors are guaranteed not to warp – top-to-bottom or side-to-side – for 50 years including full structure guaranteed also.

We are the best door substrate for doors, not just in the continental USA, where we are best-known but also in Alaska and Hawaii, when it comes to the most prestigious big doors.

Here’s an example of a 98” x 84” x 3” Professional Sing Door with custom lite cutouts for a modern pivot door presentation and 1/8” Sapele wood stave exterior, weighing in at only 250 lbs.

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Millwork, Woodworking, Veneer & Hardwood Blog

Welcome to the Millwork, Woodworking, Veneer & Hardwood Industry Blog

Keep up-to-date on all the latest Veneer Industry news, and share information with other veneer industry professionals.

Submit your news, stories or information for inclusion in our bloc by sending an email to info@singcore.com

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Sing Core has a warehouse full of high-quality wood veneers in a variety of wood species. Call: 360-495-3577 for prices.

Sawmills and Wood Production in Canada Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated

The industry was challenged by slowly recovering demand from downstream industries over the past five years; going forward, the industry will benefit from more vigorous growth. For these reasons, industry research firm, IBISWorld, has updated a report on the Sawmills and Wood Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The … (continue reading)

Source: PRweb.com, July 1, 2014.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb11985396.htm

Engineered Wood Lauded As Superior Building Material

Cross-laminated timber is being recognized again, this time by Clay Risen in the March 2014 issue of Popular Science. His article claims that wood is the “most advanced building material.” Commonly known as CLT, cross-laminated timber uses the same cross-grain construction concept that gives plywood its great versatility.

While conventional wood-frame construction is expected to continue as preferred for building residences, CLT’s qualities outstrip those of conventional wood. CLT is stronger, and can be used in high-rise buildings. CLT was used in a recently-completed 10-story apartment building in Australia, and has been approved for use in a 34-story tower to be built in Sweden. It is also safer in a fire than steel, and more eco-friendly than steel or concrete.

Source: Timberbiz.com, May 8, 2014.

http://www.timberbiz.com.au/dtn/details.asp?ID=2403