How It S Made A Trip To M Bohlke Veneer
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I'm a 'behind-the-scenes' j*nk** - any chance I get to see the inner workings of manufacturing or industrial spaces, I jump at the opportunity.So, I was especially thrilled to take a tour of M.Bohlke Veneer, a lumberyard and veneer mill in nearby Fairfield, Ohio (a 15-minute drive from the PopWood shop) last week with Christopher Schwarz, Megan Fitzpatrick and Andy Brownell.
M.Bohlke Veneer was founded in 1966 by Manfred Bohlke, an immigrant from Germany.The company has since grown into a massive multi-warehouse operation, where they mill, cook, slice and splice veneer.They have also recently constructed a warehouse across the street to house their growing inventory of imported and domestic lumber and massive live-edge slabs.
We got a tour from Nick Bohlke, the president of manufacturing and grandson of Manfred (who still owns the company, and was taking a group of German clients on a tour of the facility while we were there).
I'm a big wood nerd - the kind that enjoys knowing the genus and species of the wood I'm using, where it's from, what the leaves look like, how it behaves, etc.Nick's knowledge was first-class - and he's only been at the business since...