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Forum topic by Getz posted 01-22-2010 05:53 AM 1300 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-22-2010 05:53 AM

I’ve designed a cutting board that I’d like to produce in quantity. I’m looking
for wholesalers of food safe baltic birch or maple plywood.

Can somebody give me some wholesalers websites?

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#1 posted 01-22-2010 06:10 AM

Greetings Getz….... Sorry…... I can’t help you there. In fact, I’ve never heard of food safe plywood. That’s a new one on me. I would be curious to know if they make it, though. Keep on keeping on…........ later.

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#2 posted 01-22-2010 06:14 AM

I doubt if there is a “food safe” plywood in any species. Birch and Maple are excellent materials for cutting boards – in solid boards. The veneers, however, are far to thin to last under actual cutting before you’re into the plys.

-- Adversity doesn't build reveals it.

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#3 posted 01-22-2010 05:26 PM

I believe Sawkerf is correct. I wouldn’t trust plywood for being food safe. Inner cores of the plywood mat be different. Anything with a open grain, makes more room for bacteria..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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