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The fact that plywood consists of fibers ("the grain of the wood") that are laminated in successive layers orthogonal to one another (i.e., at a 90 degree angle) gives it tremendous structural strength - much higher than a wood product where all of the fibers are aligned in parallel (as in ordinary wood).
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What is plywood used for?

Plywood is good for basic domestic construction projects -- shelves, tables, games, etc.... it is basically "slices" of wood glued together in a sandwich, usually with each la

When was plywood first used?

  Archeologists have found traces of laminated wood in Egyptian tombs of pharaohs. The Chinese used shaved wood glued together for furniture a thousand years ago. Wood wit

Why is plywood used?

Plywood is primarily used where you need either stability or strength. Plywood is called that because it is made up by gluing separate layers (each called a ply) together into

Uses of plywood?

see-saw,bird house, friend(if you don't mind being embarassed). just use your imagination really

Disadvantages of using plywood?

Although Plywood has many advantages it also has some disadvantages. One disadvantage is because of the layering effect in plywood, it makes it very absorbent to water. This m

When was the first use of plywood?

  One of the earliest records of veneering, which is the basis of plywood, is a pictorial mural unearthed by archaeologists in Egypt. Early Egyptians also built furniture

Why is plywood useful?

Cheaper than regular wood, looks just as good, relatively strong, and comes in larger pieces.