24 Oct 2019, 14:30 — 4 min read
Background: Every business owner would either own or dream to own an office and the conversation always comes around which wood to use. So here is a short article to understand the nitty gritties.
Plywood is used extensively for building cabinets, doors and other furniture items for offices and homes. Here I explain some important facets of this home and office staple.
Plywood or ply is a wood-based panel product made up of thin layers of wood veneer, called lamins. The thin layers of wood are glued on the faces and are layered long grain – cross grain to create the plywood. The outer layers of plywood are usually of better quality in order to give the best finish.
When dealers in India say, ‘commercial ply’, they mean MR (Moisture Resistant) grade, and when they say ‘water-proof ply’ what they generally mean by that is BWP/BWR grade plywood. However, there are many shopkeepers as well as interior designers who often refer to BWP/BWR grade plywood as ‘marine ply’.
Plywood is used as core material only. However, aesthetics is achieved by decorating it from the following.
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Plywoods come in different grades based on the requirement.
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Cost of marine ply is more than commercial ply. Carpentry done from plywood is expensive as compared to engineered boards.
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Posted byVikranth Hc
Leading Best & Luxury Interior designers in Bangalore, We are interior designers & decorators serving our clients in and around Banaglore.
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