Plywood Slats

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Plywood slats are a convenient option for building or updating a platform bed. They are also ideal for building, repairing, and updating boats, building a glider for your lawn or porch, and many other applications. Typically sold in sets rather than singly, plywood slats are available in a variety of sizes to suit your needs. … Read more

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Plywood Gussets

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Modern building technology uses trusses for roofs, rather than a rafter roof system. The main reason for this is that a rafter roof can be built less expensively, using smaller cross-section dimensional lumber components for construction. Since a truss is made of triangles, this form of construction turns out to be stronger, able to handle … Read more

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Transporting Plywood

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One of the advantages of working with plywood is also one of its chief problems. That is, the size of the sheet. Transporting a 4-foot by 8-foot sheet of heavy plywood, whether that means bringing it home from the lumberyard or carrying it up a flight of stairs is always a challenge. Care and planning … Read more

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