PLYWOOD

HARDWOOD PLYWOOD
ALDER
ASH
BALTIC BIRCH
BAMBOO
BEECH
BIRCH
CEDAR
CHERRY

EURO COLOR PLY – PHENOLIC
FINLAND COLOR PLY – PHENOLIC
FIR VERTICAL GRAIN
LAUAN-MERANTI-OKOUME-BINTANGOR
MAHOGANY KHAYA
MAHOGANY SAPELE
MAPLE
MAPLE MULTIPLY (EURO-PLY, APPLE PLY)
OAK RED
OAK WHITE
PALMWOOD
PINE KNOTTY
TEAK
WALNUT
WENGE
ZEBRAWOOD

PHENOLIC PLYWOOD
FINLAND COLOR PLY – PHENOLIC
EURO COLOR PLY – PHENOLIC

SOFTWOOD PLYWOOD
EXTERIOR PLYWOOD
MARINE PLYWOOD
MDO MEDIUM DENSITY OVERLAY
PINE

PLYWOOD SLICING INFO
PLYWOOD MATCHING INFO
PLYWOOD CORE INFO
PLYWOOD GRADING INFO

Plywood Matching

When the log is sliced (see Plywood Slicing) the flinches are matched for color and grain. They are then glue-stitched together in different matching sequences to form a full sheet of veneer the different matching configurations of which create varied appearances and pricing. Plywood Matching Image 

Plywood Matching Techniques

There are five various techniques for creating the veneer patterns seen in plywood. 

Slip Match

 

 

 Plywood Matching - Slip Match Image   Adjacent veneer sheets are joined side by side, same sides up, for a uniform grain pattern.
     
 

Whole Piece

   
 Plywood Matching - Whole Piece Image   One single piece of veneer is used, with continuous grain characteristics running across the sheet.
     
 

Pleasing Match

   
 Plywood Matching - Pleasing Match Image   Veneers are matched by color or similarity, not necessarily by grain characteristics.
     
 

Book Match

   
 Plywood Matching - Book Match Image   Every other piece of adjacent veneer is turned over, resulting in identical, but opposing patterns.
     
 

Random Match

   
 Plywood Matching - Random Match Image   Veneers intentionally do not match at the joints, providing a casual effect.

 
 

Plywood Types

 Hardwood Plywood Image

Hardwood Plywood 

 Softwood Plywood Image

Softwood Plywood 

 Phenolic Plywood Image

Phenolic Plywood 

 

Information About Plywood

 Plywood Core Info Image

Plywood Core Info 

 Plywood Matching Info Image

Plywood Matching Info 

 Plywood Slicing Info Image

Plywood Slicing Info 

 Plywood Grading Info Image

Plywood Grading Info