BALTIC BIRCH PLYWOOD
Baltic Birch plywood is uniformly constructed with equal thickness of birch veneers. The multi-ply construction helps to provide a consistent, strong, stable and attractive panel at an affordable price. The nearly void free construction provides for great machining and screw holding strength.
Botanical Name: Betula spp.
Common Names: Baltic birch, Russian birch
Sources: Baltic birch plywood is primarily produced in Finland and Russia. The Baltic birch tree originates in the Baltic States - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Appearance: Baltic birch plywood features a uniform grain, Valued for its appealing light color, smooth texture and outstanding durability. Physical Properties: Baltic birch contains an odd number of plies varies in thickness. The two outer plies, the front and back, show vertical wood grain that runs lengthwise throughout the sheets. Inner plies have alternating vertical grain and horizontal grain, which provides increased strength and resistance to warping or moisture damage.
Working Properties: Baltic birch is attractive enough to stand alone with light sanding, varnishing or staining.
Uses: Baltic Birch is a wood typically used for cabinetry and other furniture. Baltic birch is suitable for a variety of projects, from cabinetmaking to building construction.