Fancy plywood is the general commercial term for a kind of plywood that is laminated with tropical hardwood face. The face is specially made and with very attractive appearance. The use of this type of panel is for decoration and furniture making. It is made with best grade of material and is top grade plywood.
The following is the specification of our fancy plywood:
Size: 1220 x 2440mm, 1250x2500mm, or as customers' requirments
Thickness: 1.6mm-25mm, or as customers' requirements
Core: Poplar, hardwood, birch, pine, combine, ect.
Glue: E0, E1, E2, MR.
Veneers: Teak, American Red Oak, Cherry, Walnut, Ash, African Sapelli, Zebrano, Wenge, Bubinga; German Beech, etc;
As you know, fancy plywood is much more expensive than common commercial plywood. Generally speaking, the fancy face/back veneers (outer veneers) are about 2~6 times as expensive as common hardwood face/back veneers (such as red hardwood veneers, Okoume veneers, Red Canarium veneers, poplar veneers, pine veneers and so on) . In order to save costs, most of customers require only one side of plywood to be faced with fancy veneers and the other side of plywood to be faced with common hardwood veneers.
Fancy plywood is used where the appearance of plywood is most important . So the fancy veneers should have good-looking grain and be top grade (A grade). Fancy plywood are very flat, smooth.
Fancy veneers can be plain sliced, quarter sliced or rotary cut (such as rotary cut fancy birch veneer) .
Usually, fancy veneers are natural wood . But artificial (man-made) fancy veneers (also called engineered wood veneers) are also available . Artificial fancy veneers look similar to natural wood veneers but are much cheaper .
The raw materials for fancy plywood should be much better . For example, the core of fancy plywood should be good quality whole piece core veneers .
Fancy plywood are widely used for furniture, cabinets, doors, household decoration .