Luan Plywood

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Luan or Lauan plywood is made from the wood of the “Lauan” tree (i.e. the several Shorea species that are also known as Philippine mahogany or Meranti) found in the South Pacific Rim. It is a medium-grade, relatively light wood that produces a plywood that is much softer than most of the softwood plywood commonly … Read more

CDX Plywood

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Of all the types of plywood available on the market, CDX grade plywood is the most commonly available in our country’s lumberyards and building centers. This softwood plywood is the least expensive grade of multi-layered veneer plywood, manufactured in small factories around the country for local use, predominantly in construction. CDX plywood is manufactured, like … Read more

Plywood Weight

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Weight can be a factor when selecting a specific plywood product and thickness for a project. The heavier the plywood, the stronger the structure needed to support it. This isn’t an issue in many cases, as the structure is more than sufficient to hold the weight. But if you’re not careful, you could cause yourself … Read more