When consistency is key, there’s no wood out there quite like Russian Birch. It’s virtually free of irregularities and manufactured to ensure that all of the plywood sheets have extreme durability, great strength, and are visually appealing.
Russian Birch, also known as Baltic Birch, is the wood of choice for many carpenters, furniture makers, and manufacturers, and it’s easy to see why. This wood is made up of hard layers that give it a void-free core. Unlike many other types of wood, this core makes it easy for screws to sink in and hold their thread. Another benefit of this solid core is that it makes it easy to cut and glue joints cleanly, so you can use multiple plywood sheets to create tables, cabinets, bookshelves, and more. You can even shape the wood for rounded corners or simply sand and finish the edges for a beautifully exposed look. For a more polished appearance, apply a basic top clear coat made from lacquer or polyurethane. This will give your wood furniture a shine while letting the natural grain shine through.
One of the most common problems with plywood sheets is warping.
While Russian Birch isn’t immune, it’s less likely to buckle under pressure because the sheets are more balanced. This wood also has a thicker face and back veneer, usually rated as B/BB, meaning the face has a uniform color and texture, and the back has a slightly less attractive surface, but is still usable.
Another benefit of using Russian Birch is its versatility. While it’s commonly used to make furniture, it can be used to create many other projects, including cabinets, flooring, woodcrafts and wooden toys. It also works really well with laser cutters, which makes it easier to create custom designs, personalized inlays, and cool cutouts.
At USply, we have a variety of options when it comes to Russian Birch. We offer our plywood sheets in a variety of sizes, which includes 4X8, 5X5, and 5X10.
We also provide different grades of this wood – B/BB, BB/BB, BB/CP, and C. This way, depending on what you’re using this wood for, you can find the size and grade you’re looking for simply.
If you’re in the market for a beautiful and versatile wood, Russian Birch is the product for you. Now all you need to do is decide on your next project and get to work.