Why use plywood?

Answer The fact that plywood consists of fibers ("the grain of the wood") that are laminated in successive layers orthogonal to one another (i.e., at a 90 degree angle) gives it tremendous structural stre... Read More »

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How does bamboo plywood compare with ordinary plywood?

I work at Dixie Plywood in orlando florida. We are a pretty well known lumber supplier and my boss knows waay way too much about differnt types of wood and the benefits of each. We can special ord... Read More »

Where does plywood come from?

Plywood is made from an odd number of thin wood layers glued with the grain at 90 degrees to the adjacent layer for strength. Hardboard and chipboard come from the remains of other woods.

What is mdo plywood?

MDO plywood is a regular plywood core with a resin overlay bonded to the wood by pressure and heat to one or both faces. MDO stands for medium density overlay. Originally developed for sign paintin... Read More »

How do I buy plywood?

Consider your use of the plywood. The type of project that you are using the plywood for will tell you what type you need to purchase. Plywood can be used for things such as seats in a chair or sub... Read More »