BINKOWSKY-DOUGHERTY DISTRIBUTION - HARVARD YARD STOCKS COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS - DOMESTIC HARDWOOD PLYWOODS

 PUREBOND SOY BASED ADHESIVE

PUREBOND SOY BASED ADHESIVE

 TOP 10 - HARDWOOD PLYWOOD VENEER SPECIES

TOP 10 - HARDWOOD PLYWOOD VENEER SPECIES

 

HOW VENEER IS CUT :

 ROTARY CUT VENEERS : ENTIRE LOG IS PEELED PRODUCING A CONTINUOUS RIBBON OF VENEER

ROTARY CUT VENEERS : ENTIRE LOG IS PEELED PRODUCING A CONTINUOUS RIBBON OF VENEER

 PLAIN SLICED VENEERS : LOG IS CUT IN HALF LENGTHWISE.  EACH HALF IS THEN SLICED LENGTHWISE PRODUCING A VENEER WITH A UNIQUE GRAIN PATTERN.

PLAIN SLICED VENEERS : LOG IS CUT IN HALF LENGTHWISE.  EACH HALF IS THEN SLICED LENGTHWISE PRODUCING A VENEER WITH A UNIQUE GRAIN PATTERN.

 RIFT CUT VENEER : LOG IS CUT INTO QUARTERS LENGTHWISE THEN SLICED AT A 90-DEGREE ANGLE TO THE GRAIN.  THIS PRODUCES A PENCIL FINE STRIPE EFFECT.  BOTH PLAIN AND RIFT SLICED VENEER ARE RESERVED FOR HIGH-GRADE PLYWOOD PANELS ONLY "FANCY".

RIFT CUT VENEER : LOG IS CUT INTO QUARTERS LENGTHWISE THEN SLICED AT A 90-DEGREE ANGLE TO THE GRAIN.  THIS PRODUCES A PENCIL FINE STRIPE EFFECT.  BOTH PLAIN AND RIFT SLICED VENEER ARE RESERVED FOR HIGH-GRADE PLYWOOD PANELS ONLY "FANCY".

 QUARTER SAWN VENEERS : THE QUARTER LOG IS MOUNTED SO THE GROWTH RINGS STRIKE THE CUTTING KNIFE AT RIGHT ANGLES.  THIS PRODUCES A SERIES OF STRIPES IN THE VENEER.

QUARTER SAWN VENEERS : THE QUARTER LOG IS MOUNTED SO THE GROWTH RINGS STRIKE THE CUTTING KNIFE AT RIGHT ANGLES.  THIS PRODUCES A SERIES OF STRIPES IN THE VENEER.

NATURAL MAPLE

NATURAL MAPLE :  

COMMON NAME (S) : Rock Maple, Sugar Maple, White Maple

SOURCES : USA and Canada

CHARACTERISTICS :  Sapwood varies from soft pinkish white to light yellow to light khaki in color. Surface is smooth, tight, and dense. Heartwood ranges from dark brown to green to black. Typically sold as white maple. Growth rings are light and at times imperceptible. Susceptible to insect assault resulting in brown streaks called worm track.

COMMON CUTS :  Rotary cut, Plain sliced, Half Round, Quarter sliced and Rift cut usually pulled from sliced quarters Uses: Decorative veneer and lumber primarily for kitchen cabinetry and furniture. Excellent surface for painting. Availability: Readily available Price : $-$$ depending on specifications
 

AMERICAN BLACK WALNUT 

AMERICAN BLACK WALNUT :  

COMMON NAME : Walnut, Black Walnut

SOURCES : Eastern USA and Southeastern Canada

CHARACTERISTICS : Heartwood varies from dark tan to deep chocolate depending on amount of exposure to air prior to drying. Grain varies from very straight to interlocked which produces pronounced figure that may or may not be desirable. Pin knots with small dark centers may be prevalent.

COMMON CUTS :  Plain sliced, Quarter sliced (usually pulled from sliced) Uses: Architectural millwork, judges panels, parquetry, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry.

AVAILABILITY : Readily available

PRICE: $$-$$$ depending on specifications

  • BDD STOCKS : PLAIN SLICED - 4' X 8' PANELS - 1/4" B-4 + 1/2" B-2 + 3/4" B-1THICKNESS / GRADES - PUREBOND POPLAR CORE OR MDF CORE.  
  • SPECIAL ORDERS WITH LEAD TIME ON ALL OTHER SIZES, CUTS, AND THICKNESSES - 10 PC MINIMUM IF LESS THAN FULL UNIT.

 

NATURAL BIRCH

NATURAL BIRCH :  LIGHT TAN TO PALE YELLOW SAPWOOD WITH RED TO RUDDY HEART WOOD.  GRAIN IS TIGHT AND SMOOTH WITH NORMAL AMOUNTS OF FIGURE AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS.

COMMON CUTS : ROTARY CUT (PRIMARILY) AND PLAIN SLICED (AVAILABLE)

PRIMARY USES : DECORATIVE VENEER AND LUMBER PRIMARILY FOR KITCHEN CABINETRY AND FURNITURE.  COMMONLY USED IN LIEU OF MAPLE OR POPLAR WITH SIMILAR PRICE POINTS. 

BDD STOCKS : ROTARY CUT BIRCH COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS 

  • 1/8" NATURAL BENDING BIRCH 4' X 8' BARREL - CFP FF FREE
  • 1/8" NATURAL BENDING BIRCH 8' X 4' COLUMN - CFP FF FREE
  • 1/8" NATURAL STIFF BIRCH 4' X 8' - CFP FF FREE
  • 1/4" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE A-4 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 3/8" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE A-1 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 1/2" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE A-1 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 1/2" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE SHOP GRADE - CFP FF FREE 
  • 3/4" NATURAL BIRCH 4'X 8' - POPLAR CORE A-1 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 3/4" NATURAL BIRCH 4'X 8' - POPLAR CORE B-2 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 3/4" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE SHOP GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 3/4" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 10' - POPLAR CORE B-2 GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • 1" NATURAL BIRCH 4' X 8' - POPLAR CORE C-C GRADE - CFP FF FREE
  • MDF CORE NATURAL BIRCH ALSO AVAILABLE IN 1/4" + 1/2" + 3/4" A-1 GRADES
  • SPECIAL ORDERS WITH LEAD TIME ON ALL OTHER SIZES, CUTS, AND THICKNESSES - 10 PC MINIMUM IF LESS THAN FULL UNIT.
 

NATURAL CHERRY :

 

NATURAL CHERRY :

COMMON NAME : American Black Cherry

SOURCES ;  USA, Canada

CHARCTERISTICS :  Pink to reddish brown heart wood, blonde sap wood. Tight grain minimum early wood. Gum, pin knots, and burls are prevalent. Figure is common and may include heavy patterns such as ropey, mottled, chevron, and flare.

COMMON CUTS : Plain sliced, Quarter sliced (usually as false quarters) Uses: Kitchen and bath cabinetry, fine furniture, architectural millwork, molding. Availability: Readily available

PRICE: $$
 

RED OAK

 
 
 WHITE OAK

WHITE OAK

 
 HICKORY

HICKORY

RED OAK :

COMMON NAME (s): Red Oak, Northern Red Oak, Southern Red Oak; more than 10 other names

SOURCES : North America

CHARACTERISTICS : Sharp contrast between coarse early wood and smooth late wood. Heartwood color is light tan to pinkish to reddish brown to dark tan or khaki. Large rays produce pronounced flake appearance across the grain when the wood is quarter sliced. Rift cutting minimizes the flake appearance.

COMMON CUTS : Plain sliced, Quarter sliced, Rift cut Uses: Kitchen and bath cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork, wall paneling, casework, molding, flooring. AVAILABILITY : Plentiful

PRICE : $-$$ depending

 

WHITE OAK :

COMMON NAMES (S):  White Oak, with at least 10 commercially harvested members in this group Sources: North America

CHARACTERISTICS : Sharp contrast between coarse early wood and smooth late wood. Heartwood color is light brown to light gray to medium brown. Large rays produce pronounced flake appearance across the grain when the wood is quarter sliced. Rift cutting minimizes the flake appearance

COMMON CUTS : Plain sliced, Quarter sliced, Rift cut

USES : Kitchen and bath cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork, wall paneling, casework, molding, flooring.

AVAILABILTY : Common

PRICE : $$

 

HICKORY :

COMMON NAME (S) : Pignut Hickory, Mockernut Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Shagbark Hickory

SOURCES : USA and Canada

CHARACTERISTICS : Pale yellow sapwood with light brown to reddish brown to gray brown heartwood. Some moderately coarse early wood, but otherwise hard and smooth. Some may contain color variation, color streaks, and rustic marks like worm track and bird peck. Same genus as Pecan.

COMMON CUTS : Plain sliced, Rotary cut

USES : Cabinetry, millwork, paneling, fine furniture, flooring, and molding. Availability: Abundant

PRICE : $$
 

 

BENDING RADIUS PLYWOOD 

BDD STOCKS IN 3/8" OR 9MM IN BOTH BARREL AND COLUMN BEND.  3 PLY CONSTRUCTION - MAXIMUM RADIUS OF 12", MAYBE ABLE TO FLEX SMALLER BUT WILL REQUIRE SIGNIFICANT FORCE.  ALL COMPONENT PARTS SHOULD BE MANUALLY FLEXED TO ATTAIN MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY.  

APPLICATIONS : USED FOR CURVED APPLICATIONS WHICH WILL BE HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATE, PAPER BACKED VENEERS, OR OTHER THICK SURFACES.  PANELS ARE NOT DESIGNED FOR EXTERIOR OR STRUCTURAL USE.  SOME SITE SANDING MAY BE REQUIRED.  

 BENDING BARREL : 8' X 4' - 3/8"

BENDING BARREL : 8' X 4' - 3/8"

 BENDING COLUMN : 4' X 8' - 3/8" 

BENDING COLUMN : 4' X 8' - 3/8"