Baltic Birch is the plywood of choice for a number of uses because it's inexpensive, stable, void free, holds screws exceptionally well, and it's made with waterproof glue. Use Baltic Birch for your box bottoms, drawer sides, scroll saw art, shop jig-making and other craft work.
B/BB Grade plywood has a void-free core for the ultimate performance in strength, however the faces are not cabinet-grade. Veneer patches may be present on the surface. The length or width may be undersized by 1/2.
- Size: Actual thickness is 9 mm
- Thickness: 3/8'' thick
- Widths: 12'' (+ / -)
- Lengths: 12'' (+ / -)
Other Good things To Know
- Grade: B/BB, which is the highest grade available. Both the face and the back veneers are single piece veneers with no splices. The face (best side) is clear and free of defects with a light-uniform color. The back (other side) allows for 3-6 color matched patches, which are oval in shape and egg sized; frequently called "footballs". Inner cores are solid birch single piece veneers. See our page about Hardwood Grading for some details about common lumber grades and their definitions.
The Best Baltic Birch
- Void-free core means better gluing and screw-holding than other plywood
- Core layers are bonded with exterior marine-grade adhesive
- Core layers are birch veneer
- Edges can be routed
- Edges can be left bare or covered with edge banding or solid banding
- Thick face veneer allows you greater margin for sanding without worry of sanding through
- Available in 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" and 3/4" thickness
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