What is Baltic birch plywood?
Baltic birch plywood is composed exclusively of thin sheets of birch wood compressed and bonded together known as birch veneer. Each layer of birch veneer is the same thickness, resulting in a more consistent, stable and aesthetically pleasing sheet of plywood. The edges of Baltic birch plywood have an attractive stacked pattern, achieved by alternating the orientation of each inner ply. Making it a popular material to use when an exposed plywood edge is desired. The front and back veneers are typically thicker than the top-level veneers used on other types of plywood. This makes Baltic birch plywood more durable and less prone to getting chipping or damaged when sanding. Once bonded, the entire sheet is laminated in exterior grade adhesive, further increasing its strength and stability.
How much does Baltic birch plywood cost?
Baltic birch plywood will run a little more expensive than regular plywood which is generally made from a soft wood such Douglas fir or pine. Baltic birch is a hardwood which makes it much more durable than a softwood.
Why use Baltic birch plywood?
Each layer of birch is the same width, resulting in a more consistent, stable and aesthetically pleasing sheet of plywood. The edges of Baltic birch plywood have a beautiful stacked pattern. making it a popular material to use when leaving the edge exposed. Baltic birch is a hardwood making it more durable than other plywoods.
What can Baltic birch plywood be used for?
It is commonly used in furniture and cabinets it can also be used for shelving, cutouts, laser cutting, CNC and Wood burning.
Where to buy Baltic birch plywood?