Im using 3/4 inch Baltic Birch plywood and need some advice on staining and sealing. My intentions are to use the baltic plywood just like MDF and take advantage of plywoods lighter weight, greater strength and less dust. We carry a large selection of plywood, MDF, OSB, hard, sanded & sheathing plywood. Common Names: Baltic birch, Russian birch Sources: The Baltic birch tree originates in the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.Baltic birch plywood is primarily produced in Finland and Russia. Second of all, I've been birch plywood at Lowes (3/4") for some workshop cabinets. I’d go with COVID! (in the past, it's always been $50.00 a sheet) Because it had dropped in price and I was there, I picked up the HD plywood. Baltic Birch, also known as ‘Russian Birch’, is multi-ply product, having more plies (or layers) than standard domestic plywood. Much superior, denser, deader. Thanks Ron! This plywood is graded II/III and has ALL BIRCH solid inner plies with no voids for durability and strength. Baltic Birch is offered from both non certified and FSC certified forests in Russia, which contain more than one fifth of the world’s forests. Purchased Knock Down Plywood Work Table (Baltic birch). Baltic Birch Plywood is a great product and far exceeds the limitations of "normal" plywood. Very thin birch veneer over so-so quality 5 ply core (they count the front and back layers of veneer as plies). It certainly isn't the same as a good BB ply...  but it's not as soft as the inside of MDF. Even though there was a lot more wood than I needed, the price of the birch was about 1/3 of what I would have paid at McClains, not including shipping fees. I tried that once. x 27 in. True Baltic is imported and the 5x5 relates to the European standard, or so I was told. We are experiencing higher than normal volume due to Covid-19. MyLowes Sign In. All plywood runs the risk of warping, and the most common type of warp in plywood is bowing. Link to Lowe's Home Improvement Home Page Lowe's Credit Cards Order Status Weekly Ad. In a few minutes, you accept a table, a chiffonier or a lounge chair. Unfinished Marine Baltic Birch whole-piece face veneer plywood in thicknesses from 6mm or 1/4″ to 24mm or a full 1″ in six different thicknesses. I used Home Depot "cabinet grade" 3/4 ply for several builds, and the quality is pretty high, never found any voids in lots of cuts. Jim, I've had better luck lately at Menard's in Ankeny or Altoona, and Lowes in Altoona. Why it’s not available? It was exactly what I was looking for. This is an unfinished Baltic Birch whole-piece face veneer plywood with an I/II Grade. Many people consider BB superior with MDF's only advantages being cost and ease of doing roundovers/chamfers. True Baltic Birch runs $30 for a 5x5 sheet at the hardwood supplier. Birch Table Top Project Panel, Allwood 6/4 in. Baltic Birch Plywood is graded with a face and back grade designation. Baltic Birch Cabinet Plywood. x 3 ft. x 8 ft. Baltic Birch Project Panel, 3/4 in. Thanks again! That makes Home Depot the top of my shopping list. x 12 in. and would I have to seal it before applying varnish or whatever? Local store prices may vary from those displayed. Baltic Birch Plywood is graded with a face and back grade designation. Baltic Birch Plywood Drawer Box white Side Mounted Soft Closing Drawer Slides The difference of opinion between Baltic birken from from vitamin A lumber yard and birchen from home storehouse is that baltic baltic birch plywood home depot. I think a lot of big box hardwood plywood is only a veneer of what wood it is called and unknown hardwood plys under it. x 2 ft. x 4 ft.; Actual: 0.728 in. Lowe's Home Improvement lists My Lists. Plywood. I got it at Menard's and it's as void free as the piece pictured by Ron above. All plywood runs the risk of warping, and the most common type of warp in plywood is bowing. x 2 ft. x 4 ft.; Actual: 0.476 in. The cleaner stuff that could be stained runs about $32 at the hardwood supplier, or $45 at Home Depot. Dimensions™ project panels are as functional as they are beautiful—and they were designed for DIY-ers just like you! Shop top choice 3/4-in hpva birch plywood, application as 4 x 8 in the plywood section of Lowes.com. Appearance: Valued for its appealing light color, Baltic birch plywood features a uniform grain, smooth texture and outstanding durability. x 1 ft. x 1 ft. 7 in. However, I have the same problem with all except Home Depot and that is cutting the 4x8 sheets to smaller more manageable sizes. BIRCH, RUSSIAN/BALTIC 18mm (3/4") - 1,220mm x 2,440mm (4' x 8'!!!) PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panel (10-Pack), 1/4 in. I'm going to cover up the veneer on it anyway so thats not a real plus for me. Common Names: Baltic birch, Russian birch Sources: The Baltic birch tree originates in the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.Baltic birch plywood is primarily produced in Finland and Russia. I had luck with radiata pine plywood from menards in the past. x 2 ft. x 4 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panel, 1-1/2 in. Combo #3P Category description. This plywood is graded II/III and has ALL BIRCH solid inner plies with no voids for durability and strength. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! This is an unfinished Baltic Birch whole-piece face veneer plywood with an I/II Grade. Where it Grows Baltic Birch is not a specific species of birch, but is a general designation of plywood from Russia and nearby Baltic states (such as Finland). Available in a variety of thicknesses and grades. Has anyone used this and is as dead as MDF for speaker cabinet builds? I could not find plywood (or baltic birch plywood) on their product list ...please if you found the page [external link removed, do not repost] Jan 4th, 2017 4:46 am #8; schade Deal Addict Dec 19, 2007 2272 posts 1255 upvotes Alliston, ON . I pay $28 at the local hardwood supplier for "shop birch" which has some filled knots but is great for painted cabs. One of the most widely used woods for plywood worldwide. I have a Menards and Lowes within 10 minutes of my house, but neither one will cut a 4x8 sheet down to a size that'll fit in my smaller SUV like Home Depot will. One side is usually sanded and pretty nice, the other side usually has a bunch of football shaped patches and pink colored filler but is still smooth. Baltic Birch plywood is a no void plywood all layers are Baltic birch available in 1/8 to 3/4 thick and a selection of sheet sizes Finish Plywood. - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hi Everyone,Im working on my first ATM project (8 F/8 Dob). Baltic birch’s core is unlike traditional plywood you may be used to seeing: the layers of inner plies are 1.5 mm-thick solid birch veneer, cross-banded, and laminated with exterior grade glue. Don, Donno, or "Hey you" all work for me, But never "Mr Johnson". Sorry we are temporarily placing the web site on hold. x 47.75 in. I just picked up a sheet of ACX from Menards. However, Baltic Birch plywood is generally regarded as being of higher quality than standard birch plywood. My Dad and I are building cabinets for the kitchen and we have been discussing whether it is worth the money to use baltic birch instead of about 6-ply maple plywood. © 2000-2020 Home Depot Product Authority, LLC. Lack of separations, voids and strength plus the ability to do a smooth round over are my big items plus the less dust. Shop Savings Services Ideas. It comes from Russia and the nearby Baltic states. The nice thing I am seeing about what you posted is that all plys are at least birch. 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