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What is Baltic Birch Plywood?

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What is Baltic Birch Plywood?

Baltic Birch Plywood, also known in the industry as Russian birch, originates from trees sourced in the Baltic Sea region, and is produced most commonly in Russia and Finland.  It is available in many thicknesses, as well as in different grades, with B/BB and BB/BB among the most popular for lasering and furniture making.  Baltic Birch is graded with letter designations for the face/back side of a panel, ranging from A (best quality) to C (utility grade).  At MakerStock, we stock B/BB and BB/BB grade Baltic.  B: Typically uniform light color, with no plugs/patches (football shaped oval patches about the...

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Baltic Birch Plywood Project -- Raising your Refrigerator

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Baltic Birch Plywood Project -- Raising your Refrigerator
Top freezer refrigerators are inexpensive, but they require tall people to stoop to peer inside the main compartment. You can make a stand out of baltic birch to raise up your fridge by 12 - 14 inches. This makes it much easier to use and gives you some space for recycling underneath.

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Making 1 Inch Europly from 12mm Baltic Birch

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Making 1 Inch Europly from 12mm Baltic Birch
You can make 1in baltic birch plywood by gluing up two sheets of 12mm baltic birch from MakerStock.

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