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Plywood – Birch2018-06-08T10:49:27+00:00

PLYWOOD – BIRCH

Botanical Name: Betula Alleghaniensis
Common Names: American birch, Quebec birch, Hard birch, Silver birch, and Swamp birch
Sources: Grows in Canada and eastern United States.
Appearance: Straight grained with a fine even texture. Reddish brown heartwood and light-yellow sapwood.
Physical Properties: Heavy, hard, strong, and stiff. High shock resistance, bending and crushing strengths. Steam-bends very well. Has low dimensional stability and decay resistance.
Working Properties: Machines well but is somewhat difficult to work with hand tools. Pre-drilling required for screwing or nailing. Glues, stains and finishes well.
Uses: Excellent turning properties – used for spools, bobbins, shuttles, dowels, bowls, etc. Highly valued for plywood, paneling, furniture, and cabinetry. Other uses boxes, baskets, woodenware, cooperage, flooring, interior finish, doors, fixtures, and musical instruments.Click to view the Columbia Formaldehyde and Wood Dust MSDS Sheet
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In Stock

Domestic Product

Thickness Size Grade Cut Core
1/8″ 4′ x 8′ A4 Plain Sliced White Veneer
1/4″ 4′ x 8′ A4 Plain Sliced White MDF Core
1/4″ 4′ x 8′ C3 WPF Shop MDF Core
1/2″ 4′ x 8′ A1 WPF White Veneer
1/2″ 4′ x 8′ C3 WPF Shop Veneer
5/8″ 4′ x 8′ C3 WPF Shop Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ A1 WPF Natural Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ A1 WPF White Classic Core
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ C3 WPF Shop Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 10′ C3 WPF Shop Veneer
1 1/8″ 4′ x 8′ C3 WPF Shop Veneer

Imported Product

Thickness Size Grade Cut Core
1/2″ 4′ x 8′ AB WPF White 12mm Veneer
1/2″ 4′ x 8′ AB WPF White 12mm UV2S Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ AB WPF Red Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ AB WPF White 18mm Veneer
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ AB WPF White 18mm UV2S Veneer

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