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Source of hardwood plywood near Killeen?

by svtfast
posted 09-04-2016 12:36 PM


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#1 posted 09-04-2016 02:56 PM

Hey we live in the same area! I was going to recommend woodcraft.

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#2 posted 09-05-2016 05:18 PM

I may be wrong, ( I was once :-( ) but I don’t think that you can get Baltic birch in 4’ x 8’ sheets. Somebody correct me if I am wrong since I am old and CRS sometimes. I thought the European ply came in 5’ x 5’ sheets.
Hmm, Augusta and Killeen huh? U.S. Army by any chance?

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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#3 posted 09-06-2016 02:07 AM

I was told by the Woodcraft store in Jacksonville, FL that I could get 4×8 sheets of baltic birch from them for $100/sheet.

I drove to Dakota Hardwoods in Waco today. If you blink you will miss it. They were closed.

I guess I will use the purebond stuff from Home Depot. IIRC poplar cores, made in the USA, and formaldehyde free.

I watch a video on youtube last night – 60 Minutes Lumber Liquidators. Yikes.

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#4 posted 09-06-2016 02:08 AM



I may be wrong, ( I was once :-( ) but I don t think that you can get Baltic birch in 4 x 8 sheets. Somebody correct me if I am wrong since I am old and CRS sometimes. I thought the European ply came in 5 x 5 sheets.
Hmm, Augusta and Killeen huh? U.S. Army by any chance?

- Woodbum

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Warrant Officer with 1st Cav.

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#5 posted 09-06-2016 02:11 AM

local wholesalers have been carrying 4×8 shhets of baltic birch for a year now. Alos local borgs have what weem to be lesser quality “shop birch” -methinks imported from the orient, that has the distinctive look of baltic birch, but flatness leaves something to be desired.

Eric in Calgary

-- Real_cowtown_eric

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#6 posted 09-06-2016 02:13 AM

I only know of bb coming in 5×5.

Find a local cabinet maker and get to know them. They order all the time and probably can add a few sheets of whatever you need to their order.

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