Plywood has been a popular alternative to solid wood

For decades, plywood has been a popular alternative to solid wood thanks to its outstanding advantages and wide applications. Unlike other kind of building material, plywood is not only versatile but also extremely affordable too. This product offers the beauty of exposed wood and adding much structural stability. Available in various types of finishes, plywood has a huge variety of uses like flooring, roofing, wall sheathing, cabinets, wardrobes, furniture, and also DIY projects. What are the popular types of plywood? Let’s follow the article to choose the best one for you! 

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What are the popular types of plywood?

Few people tend to realize there are different types of plywood until you have a reason to need a lot of it for a specific applications. What are the popular types of plywood? In fact, there are numerous types of plywood on the market devided by different catagories such as thickness, applications, sizes, softness, etc.

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Sanded plywood is one of the most popular types of plywood 

Sanded plywood has features face and back plies that are sanded in the manufacturing process. We can see it in places where it is visible, such as cabinets, shelves and paneling.

Hardwood plywood ideal material for furniture 

This kind of plywood is made from hardwoods like birch, maple and oak. The plies are glued at right angles to one another, making the plywood very strong and stable. It can be heavier than other types of plywood. Hardwood plywood is used for furniture and anything that requires a strong load-bearing frame.


Plywood sheathing or structural plywood

This type of plywood is strong and inexpensive. Since it is unfinished, this type of plywood is not suitable for places where it will show. It should be covered by other types of materials. Framing, beams, flooring and bracing panels are parts that we use structural plywood for. 

DIY by project plywood

The type of plywood is ready-to-use, pre-cut plywood boards designed for quick and easy DIY projects. There are various types of wood, ply and plywood alternatives available. Use this for planned DIY projects when you know the measurements. It’s a great material for beginner DIYers.


Above are some of popular types of plywood for different uses available on the market. In addition, THG Wood also supply other types of plywood based on special customer’s needs. Please contact us via our hotline +84-382-803-290 (WhatsApp) or directly via our Facebook page,  Website for better reference. 


Where to buy high-quality plywood?

Since plywood plays an important role in our modern life, especically in work that requires high level of durability such as in construction or furniture, the demand of high-quality plywood is necessary. In addition to the strength and durability of the core layer, the outer layer also plays an important role in assessing the quality of plywood. There are four grades of plywood: A, B, C and D. The grade refers to the quality and appearance of the plywood’s face and back veneers. A has the highest quality and is the most expensive, and D is the least expensive.

At THG Wood, we supply different types of Plywood based on customer’s demands. Please contact us for a free consultation and high-quality products.