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When to Use Wood Veneers vs. Solid Wood

wood veneer vs solid wood

From a distance, it may be hard to tell the difference between wood veneer and solid wood – until you look at the price tag. While wood veneers are affordably priced, some solid wood furniture can cost quite the pretty penny. If you’re wondering when you should opt for veneers and when you should splurge
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MDF vs HDF: How They’re Different and What They’re Good For

mdf

MDF and HDF – or medium-density fiberboard and high-density fiberboard – are two of the trendiest materials in woodworking these days. They’re both engineered by combining wood fiber and glue under immense pressure and heat, and are a suitable alternative to real wood. The recycled nature of their construction makes them environmentally friendly, and the
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What Is Okoume Plywood and How Can I Use It?

Okoume plywood

Okoume, pronounced oh-kuh-mey, plywood is made from the wood of the Okoume tree. It is sometimes called Okoume Mahogany and has a pinkish-brown or pale red hue. Okoume has a uniform texture and the grain is straight to barely wavy that looks interlocked and attractive. Okoume plywood is commonly used for building racing boats and
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What Are The Uses of MDF?

MDF

MDF is an extremely versatile building product, chosen for its strength, affordability, durability, and consistency. An engineered material, made by breaking down hardwood or softwood residuals into fine particles, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and pressing it with high temperature, it’s commonly used in many home and professional projects, including: Furniture Cabinets and
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Safety First: Choosing the Right Plywood for Your Project

Choosing the right plywood article

Plywood consists of resin-coated veneer pieces pressed together under heat. That sounds straightforward, but things become a little more involved when it comes to choosing the right type and thickness of plywood for a job. Knowing the safety and strength requirements of any finished product makes it possible to choose the right type of plywood.
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