Can I Laminate Pressure Treated Plywood?

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Forum topic by Tony1212 posted 09-14-2015 04:52 PM 712 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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09-14-2015 04:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: pressure treated plywood

For permit reasons, the company that built my garage about 8 years ago had to use 1/2” pressure treated plywood as sheathing. They left a bunch of scraps behind for me to use.

I’ve since been using it as shelves on my old workbench which I recently took apart while redoing my shop. Now I want to use it to make the Woodsmith Shop Roll Around Shop Stool (PDF of plans).

It requires that the sides and rails be made of laminated 1/2” ply. Will gluing up the PT ply last? Or is there an issue with the chemical used for treating plywood that would affect the bonding of the glue?

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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#1 posted 09-14-2015 05:11 PM

I’ve glued up PT ply before and it held fine.

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