The Making of Masonite

The masonite hardboard factory is located in the north of Sweden in Västerbotten. The company has been processing wood for generations in places such as Sorsele, Burträsk and Vännäs. Folkform has studied the production process and developed an innovative intervention, that sees the assembly line and the hand made come together.

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The Making of Masonite Boards

The Making of Masonite

The Masonite hardboard factory
The factory is located in Rundvik.

The Masonite press
By combining wood-fibre with organic materials under high pressure it has been possible to give this down to earth material an entirely new look.

Real flowers are placed on the masonite pulp.

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