easy to work with.
available in a variety of thicknesses and finishes.
good dimensional stability.
manufactured in most part of the world according to the origin of the timber.
used for interior and exterior marine application, structural construction and decorative applications.
Bent Plywood longe chair: Alvar Aalto 1931-1932
Bent Plywood bench: Stefan Lie
Bent Plywood chair: Grete Jalk 1963
first used in the mid 19th Century.
good dimensional stability.
available in a range of thicknesses.
manufactured in various parts of the worls according to the origin of the timber.
used to make furniture, wall panelling and interior accessories.
Scando table: Eric Pfeiffer
Birch Ply armchair: Gerald Summer 1935
Delat chair: Blueantstudio
a versatile board material.
bends and curves without steaming.
easy to form.
can be laminated in any thickness.
manufactured in West Africa.
used for exhibitions, architectural cladding, drums, counters-shop fitting and furniture.
Gotham Rocking chair: Peter Danko
Made from using the methodology of kerfing: cutting slots into the wood.
Economical way of creating curves.
Allows a smooth surface when curved.
Slots can be pre-ordered to allow part of the board to have no grooves.
Used to make furniture, partitions, panelling and shop fittings.
Flexible MDF with veneer
Flexible MDF tambour
Propeller: Dayfield Portable Furniture
a non-warping material.
offer a good range of combination.
have a decorative edge.
are a cross bonding three layers of ply in which the grain of the two outer panels run in the same direction and sandwich a third panel with a perpendicular grain.
Flat panels are vinyl bonded and set using radio frequency to produce an invisible joint.
used to make furniture, kitchen units, table legs, doors, cabinet, ends of curtain poles and hair slides.
Flat panels doors
Stramit clad: wall sheeting with wide flat panels and concealed fasteners.
Innovative ply product with a duality both in its chore and its surface.
High quality of face and edge.
Manufactured in various parts of the worls according to the country of origin.
Has a distinctive veneer on its sandwich edge.
Used to make desktops, worktops, door seals, stair heads and furniture.
Compressed Laminated Wood:
Parternish between layers of beech veneers and phenolic resin where the beech veneers are kiln dried to a given moisture content, cut and assembled into packs with a film of synthetic resin coating the individual veneers. Packs are subjected to extreme pressure and temperatures causing them to be bonded to form laminated board.
Stable within a range of temperatures.
Hard as metal with only a fraction of its weight.
Resistant to wear.
Resistant to water, oil, acids and alkalines.
Used to make Royal Navy mine sweepers, nuclear buses ( both require no metal parts), flooring for London buses, propeller blades, model construction, the automobile and aeronautical industries.
Compressed laminated wood.
Shuttle and fiber parts for the textile industry.
Compressed laminated wood propeller blades.
Economical use of material.
Excellent strength to weight ratio.
Used in aircraft construction, decorative inlays, marquetry, plywood, block board, furniture and doors.
Wood veneer sheet,
Wood veneer samples.
Wood veneer bedroom furniture.
wood veneer on chipboard.
High strength to weight ratio.
High resistance to abrasion and wera.
Difficult to work with.
Reasonable staining and finishing.
Fine and even texture.
Good for steam bending.
Needs to be pre-bored for nailing and screwing.
Is found in Europe, the USA and Canada.
Used in domestic and industrial flooring, squash courts. bowling alleys, roller skating rings, shoe lasts, rollers for textile production, furniture, turned ware and maple syrup.
Curved maple plywood chairs.