Architectural Woodwork Plywood

Is your definition of plywood and the woodworker's definition the same? Why is it MDF or particleboard? The term plywood does not define a panel construction and performance. It is critical to understand the available cores and specify the right one to..

Wood Finishing Standards

What finishing product should I specify for casework? Wood flooring? There are so many choices. How do I know which product is best?

Interior Woodwork Wood vs. MDF

Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) products are plentiful and manufacturers are constantly developing adaptations to current building trends. This article compares solid wood standing and running trim to similar products made of MDF, and explores the..

Plywood is Specified - Do you know what that means?

I had to respond to an architect about a contractor's submittal for architectural woodwork. The contractor submitted MDF panels as the basis to construct the plastic laminate finished woodwork. The architect contended that MDF panels are not plywood...

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