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6 Ways to Make your Home or Workspace More Eco-Friendly in 2017

Make your home and workspace more eco-friendly by using products that are natural and cause minimal harm to the environment such as cork. Read More...

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Seasonal Cork Craft Ideas

Fall is upon us and the Holiday season is right around the corner! Embrace this time of the year with creative cork craft ideas. Read More...

What Would a Tack Board be Without a Tack?

It’s important to know what pins to use, and what not to use, when pinning something to your board in order to avoid damage. Learn about the various types of tacks and pins and which applications they best fit. Read More...

Cork Board Organization Ideas

Are you looking for new ways to stay organized? Cork boards are a simple and stylish way to organize your home, dorm, or office. Here are a few of our favorite ways to get organized using cork. Read More...

How to Clean Chalkboards & Markerboards

Step-by-step instructions on how to clean chalkboards. Remove crayon, markers, or tape from chalkboards & markerboards and keep them in the best condition. Read More...

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How to Cut Cork

Cut cork orders are shipped a bit oversized for final trimming on site. But don't worry, it's easy to cut or trim down your cork sheets with a minimal toolset. Learn how to cut cork and cork sheets with Bangor Cork's guide. Read More...

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7 Home & Design Renovation Ideas Using Cork

Here are 7 cork design ideas that you can use to add a flair of creativity to your home design. Cork is lightweight, low-density and eco-friendly, making it the ideal material to use in your next home renovation. Read More...

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Cork works for Copperworx

Bangor Cork helps businesses like Copperworx by providing raw cork materials used for the production of furniture, home décor, and more. Copperworx specializes in acid washed copper backsplashes, vent-a-hoods, countertops, and other architectural accents. Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Carolers

On the 12th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 12 carolers singing! Create your own DIY wine cork caroler. Get started today! Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Strings Of Garland

On the 11th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 11 strings of garland! Create your own DIY cork garland with these easy to follow steps! Read More...

12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Snowflake Coaster

On the 10th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 10 snowflakes falling, 9 hiding elves, 8 bells a ringing, 7 candy canes, 6 ornaments, 5 angels with wings, four cork snowmen, three cork reindeer, two cork wreaths, and a wine cork Christmas tree. Create your DIY cork snowflake coaster today! Read More...

12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Elves

On the 9th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 9 hiding elves! Learn how to make cute elves that will be sure to put a smile on everyone's face! Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Bells

On the 8th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 8 bells a ringing! Make this DIY cork craft with your kids for the holidays! Fun for all ages! Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Wine Cork Candy Cane

On the 7th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 7 candy canes! Make your DIY wine cork candy cane. Get started today. Read More...

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12 Days Of Corkmas: Cork Ornament

On the 6th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 6 cork ornaments! Make your DIY cork ornament today! Read More...

12 Days of Corkmas: Wine Cork Angel

On the 5th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, 5 angels with wings, four cork snowmen, three cork reindeer, two cork wreaths, and a wine cork Christmas tree. Create your wine cork angel today! Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Snowman

On the 4th day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, four cork snowmen, three cork reindeer, two cork wreaths, and a cork Christmas tree. Make your DIY cork snowman today! Read More...

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12 Days of Corkmas: Wine Cork Reindeer

On the 3rd day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, three cork reindeer, two cork wreaths, and a cork Christmas tree. Make your DIY wine cork wreath today! Read More...

12 Days of Corkmas: Wine Cork Wreath

On the 2nd day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, two cork wreaths, and a cork Christmas tree. Make your DIY wine cork wreath today! Read More...

12 Days of Corkmas: Cork Christmas Tree

On the 1st day of Corkmas my true love gave to me, a cork Christmas tree. Make your DIY cork Christmas tree today! Read More...

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Create a ‘Boo’tiful DIY Cork Pumpkin

Decorating for Halloween or Thanksgiving? With just a few supplies and about 30 minutes, you can make your own 'boo'tiful DIY Cork Pumpkin. Follow these simple steps and get crafting! Read More...

Don’t Be Haunted by Dry Erase Board Ghosting

For many people, ghost stories only happen once a year around Halloween. For those who own a dry erase board, ghosting may be an all-year affair. Since Bangor Cork began in 1935, we've been testing the best ways in which to remove dry erase marker residue from whiteboards. Our years of experience have helped us to develop a specific cleaning method that will leave your dry erase board ghost-free. Just follow the instructions to a brighter, cleaner whiteboard. Read More...

DIY Autumn Cork Crafts: 10 Ideas You’ll Fall in Love With

The leaves have begun to change and crisp fall air has returned once again. Bring in the season by creating one (or all!) of these DIY Autumn Cork Crafts. Read More...

Back to School: Cork Up Your Classroom

School is in session! Don't let your school walls be bare this year. Cork board is an efficient and creative way to use your wall space in the classroom. Use these 5 cork board classroom ideas to greet your students and prepare them for a great school year! Read More...

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Get Corking: 5 Ways to Amp Up Your Dorm or Apartment With Cork

Back to school is fast approaching for college students around the nation. While hitting the books might not be on your list of top things to do, dorm or apartment decorating is often a favorite of those heading back to school. A new school year means a new chance at fresh decorating ideas that reflect your personality. If cork is on your list of redecorating must-haves, then these 5 ways to amp up your dorm or apartment are for you! Read More...

Cork Craft Animals: Fun Activities for Kids

Keep your wine corks for your kids! With a little inspiration, they can transform the corks into creative animal crafts. Check out these ten animals that any kid can make. Read More...

DIY Fabric Bulletin Board: A Step by Step Guide

Turn your cork board from conventional to creative with an easy Fabric Covered DIY Bulletin Board. Learn how to make it today! Read More...

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Top 10 DIY Wine Cork Crafts

There are many ways to repurpose your left over wine corks. Here are a few simple DIY crafts for the family and home that you've never thought of creating! Read More...

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National Craft Month: Top 10 Cork Crafts

This March is National Craft Month - so what better way to celebrate than with Bangor Cork? Check out our top ten cork craft picks for DIY party favors, home decor and other fun pieces! Read More...

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When Cork and Art Collide: Cork Table Art & Coasters

Bill Abramson takes pictures. He is president and artist at The WaveLand Gallery located in Asheville, NC and Orlando, FL. Beyond taking pictures, Bill looks closely at his photographic art and carefully considers the best media to produce it on. Read More...

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Classic Skee Ball Games Refurbished With Colored Cork

M&P Amusement Company, one of the oldest arcade distributors and operators in the United States, gives people the opportunity to turn nostalgia into reality with their restored and refurbished skee ball games using colored cork rolls from Bangor Cork. Read More...

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Homework Area Design Inspiration: Three Easy Ideas Using Cork Boards

Do you need to motivate your kids to stay organized and on track during the school year? Avoid the eye-rolling by giving them a reason to get excited about going back to school. Create a special “study zone” devoted to homework to help fuel excitement and creativity. Read More...

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Save a Tree – Use Cork!

Cork is a sustainable, all-natural material to incorporate into your home for a number of benefits including fire and moisture resistance, antimicrobial properties and a unique look. Read More...

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Cork Turntable Mats, Custom-Cut from 1/8″ Cork Sheets

Anthony Russo of the 7516 Cork Mat Company in Brooklyn, NY approached Bangor Cork looking for 1/8” cork sheets for his production of turntable mats for U-Turn Audio. Widely used as an alternative to felt slip mats, cork slip mats provide damping benefits and static reduction, improving playback quality for turntable users. Read More...

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Cork Wall Installation – DIY Bulletin Board Wall

Add warmth and function to your home by installing cork to your walls. Follow our simple step-by-step guide to installing cork walls using cork sheets or cork rolls and adhesive! Read More...

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DIY Cork Board – 3-Color Bulletin Board Makeover

All you need are some household items if you're looking to liven up your corkboard's dull appearance. Read More...

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Cork Backsplash

If you’re unhappy with your kitchen’s backsplash, you can spice it up with a creative cork backsplash. Read More...

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Stenciled Cork Board

In order to turn your corkboard into a neatly stenciled work of art, all you need are very basic stencil skills. Read More...

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