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  • Why the Ottawa Valley is the best place to start a company.

    People always asks us, “Why did you choose to start Riverwood Acoustics in Renfrew County?”  With most startups focusing on the urban cities that s...
  • What does #BuyLocal mean to you?

    The Buy Local movement is sweeping your local ecosystem these days. People are becoming more self aware of the economic and environmental impact on...
  • Ottawa River Flooding - Hydro Mismanagement or Climate change?

    I'm writing this article on a rainy overcast morning, as I stare out at what used to be my front lawn. Over the past four weeks, the mighty Ottawa ...
  • Antique Modern Speaker - The Hudson by Riverwood Acoustics

    What makes a speaker antique? Is it how old the parts are–inside and out? Or can it be a mix of new and old? We push the boundaries here at Riverwo...
  • Philemon Wright - Ottawa River Pioneer

    You wouldn’t know it but some of the wood used in our Hudson speakers is over 300 years old! The story of how they got there begins with the start ...
  • As Seen on TV!

    Check out our very own Ben Seaman on Rogers tv talking all about The Hudson. Get an up-close look at our pride and joy. (The Hudson, that is.)
  • Sapling to Speaker - Centuries in the Making

    The story of how a Riverwood Acoustics speaker is crafted begins nearly 3 centuries ago.
  • Love of the River - Find your why!

     I was fortunate enough to grow up in a small town of Calabogie, Ontario right on the beautiful lake, next to the ski hill.  My childhood consisted...
  • Wood - A Lifelong Passion

    With no shop to work in and little time between university and working, I was forced to put my passion aside, but it never faded. 
  • Plastic vs Wooden - The quest for sonic perfection

    A proper high fidelity speaker is created through balancing artistic style and engineering fundamentals.   When designing a speaker there are cost ...
  • Home Acoustic Guidance

    There are many things you can do to improve the acoustics of your home/condo. Echo, Echo, Echo.  It is fundamental to add some absorbing material t...
  • Sunken Ancient Timber - What is Riverwood?

    That wood is how old? 300 years old! Riverwood is a term used for wood that grew hundreds of years ago. During the Ottawa Valley logging boom of th...