A Guide to Veneering with Plywood

April 11, 2023|10:55 am

Plywood and veneers are two popular materials that are preferred in the construction industry for their amazing benefits. But how about combining them together? In this blog, we will discuss the benefits of veneering with plywood and how to do so step-by-step.

Both veneers and plywood are great substitutes for solid wood, which bestows the natural beauty of the wood while fixing the drawbacks of wood, such as wrapping and decay.

Why choose plywood as a base?

As you know, plywood panels are an engineered product, manufactured by gluing together thin slices of wood called veneers. Plymarc uses eco-friendly yet strong adhesives to bond plywood and sources the highest quality timber. This makes our plywood extremely strong and durable, and it can resist borers, termites, and exposure to water or chemicals.

Choosing plywood for veneer saves you a lot of money, as it is less expensive than solid wood and other substitutes. Unlike solid wood, you can rest easy knowing that your priced furniture won't get damaged no matter how harsh the weather is. Plus, when you are going ahead with plywood, you don’t have to spend a lot of time preparing the surface as plywood women with a smooth and even finish.

Choosing the Right Veneer

Before deciding to go ahead with veneering with plywood, it is essential to choose the right veneer. As the veneers come in a variety of choices and there are a lot of species, colors, and grain patterns to choose from, you will find the best one that suits your interior’s design and color scheme.

Once you've selected your veneer, you can prepare the plywood surface by sanding to remove any rough spots or splinters. After that, you can apply the veneers to the surface using strong adhesives. Just make sure that you have removed all the dust off the plywood with a paintbrush or a cotton cloth.

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