OKUME PLYWOOD Okoume
( o-KUE-me), also known as Gaboon, is an African hardwood widely used in Europe over the past century. Light pinkish brown in color, sometimes lustrous with variable interlocking grain, the rotary cut panel can be painted or finished bright.
American-made structural aircraft-grade plywood is made of imported African Mahogony or American Birch veneers laminated in a hot press to hardwood cores of Poplar or Bass wood with waterproof glue. Will meet all requirements of specification MIL-P-6070, which calls for shear testing after immersion in boiling water for specified time frame.
Red Oak Plywood
Red Oak Plywood is an imported unfinished veneer plywood. Red Oak plywood comes in 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2” and 3/4” thickness. (sizes) The 1/8” thickness is graded B4. Front face is a B grade that is a smooth sanded and clear face.
There may be an occasional minor blemish on the B face. Back side is a 4 grade that will be of same or similar wood but may have filled knots, veneer joints or seams. This plywood is a stain grade on 1 side. The 1/4” thickness is graded A3. Front face is an A grade that is a smooth sanded and patch-free clear face. Back side is a 3 grade that will be of same or similar wood but may have filled knots, veneer joints or seams.
Red Oak Plywood plywood is a stain graded on 1 side. The 1/2” and 3/4” thickness are graded B2. Front face is an B grade that is a smooth sanded and patch-free clear face. Back side is a 2 grade that will have a few more blemishes than the front B face, but is usually clean enough to be seen. This plywood is a stain grade on both sides