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What is Baltic Birch Plywood?
Posted by Jaclyn Baldwin on
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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