Can someone explain plywood grades to me?

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Forum topic by LearningAsIGo posted 10-24-2013 01:50 PM 898 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-24-2013 01:50 PM

From what I see there seems to be ABC and D grades of plywood. But then I also see AB and BC and B/BB. And then some have numbers 1-4 also? A1, C2 etc… I tried googling this but didn’t find any definitive answers.

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#1 posted 10-24-2013 01:56 PM

The grading system tells you the quality of the materials and how if one or both sides are smooth.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-24-2013 01:58 PM

Fairly straight forward answer here…

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#3 posted 10-24-2013 02:27 PM

There are different grading rules that apply to hardwood plywood, softwood plywood, import plywood, and domestic plywood. For the most part, the site that Dan gave you is a pretty good read.

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