Model # 833185

Internet #100020218

Store SKU #833185

Columbia Forest Products 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood
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Columbia Forest Products

1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood

  • Soy-based PureBond adhesive is formaldehyde-free
  • Hardwood plywood strength, performance and durability
  • Easily create lasting, beautiful furniture, cabinets and more
$3995 /each
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Product Overview

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Professional-grade

VENEER-CORE HARDWOOD
PLYWOOD

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PureBond is available in a wide range of real-wood face veneers, for great design versatility in DIY and professionally-built projects.

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Formaldehyde-Free

PureBond promotes healthy indoor air quality through its proprietary soy-based resin technology.

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Perfect for DIY Projects

Build cabinets, furniture, wall paneling, shelving, storage solutions, media centers, headboards and more.  


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Cost-Effective

Standard sheets are 4’ x 8’. Or choose smaller PureBond Project Panels at homedepot.com to minimize waste.

  • Soy-based PureBond adhesive is formaldehyde-free
  • Hardwood plywood strength, performance and durability
  • Easily create lasting, beautiful furniture, cabinets and more
Veneered construction gives these decorative PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panels the strength, flatness and rigidity to satisfy the most discerning craftsman. Each 5-ply sheet is assembled with a soy-based PureBond technology to fortify its structural integrity, with the added benefit of being formaldehyde-free so it will not off-gas toxic fumes over time as UF-constructed plywood is known to do. The decorative veneers are precision-cut from domestically grown, sustainably harvested birch trees, producing visually alluring wood grains on the face and back of the panel that exhibit the warmth, beauty and timeless quality of natural hardwood. Featuring real timber throughout, the core veneer consists of natural yellow poplar substrate laid in alternating cross bands for utmost stability and ruggedness. It's a cost-competitive alternative to urea formaldehyde-laden plywood and will not contribute to air-quality degradation like composite panels. For extraordinary results on your next carpentry or woodworking project, add this 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. panel to your arsenal for construction of cabinets, entertainment centers, wall panels, coffee tables, bookcases, toy chests, benches, desks, shelves and more. The decorative veneers have a smooth finish that allows painting or staining to make it uniquely yours.
  • 5-ply sheet is assembled with smooth, patch-free birch veneers
  • PureBond hardwood plywood is an environmentally friendly, cost-competitive alternative to panels manufactured with urea formaldehyde (UF), which may degrade air quality over time
  • Contains 100% natural wood bonded with a food-grade soy-based adhesive that does not emit toxic air contaminants
  • The decorative top and bottom veneers, measuring approximately 1/42" thick, exhibit the beauty and timeless quality of natural hardwood and are suitable for painting or staining
  • Water-resistant composition has a higher moisture tolerance than UF panels and is less likely to warp than solid wood
  • Allow panel to acclimate to interior climate conditions for several days before customizing - for interior applications only
  • For best cutting results, use an 80-tooth (or greater) table saw blade intended for sheet goods or a carbide-tipped circular saw plywood blade
  • Common: 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft.; Actual: 0.453 in. x 48 in. x 96 in.
  • Direction of the grain is the length of panel
  • Each panel weighs approximately 45 lbs.
  • Grade: C-3 - See Grading Guide for additional information
  • Note: Product may vary by store

Product Overview

  • Soy-based PureBond adhesive is formaldehyde-free
  • Hardwood plywood strength, performance and durability
  • Easily create lasting, beautiful furniture, cabinets and more
Model #: 833185
Sku #: 833185
Internet #: 100020218

Veneered construction gives these decorative PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panels the strength, flatness and rigidity to satisfy the most discerning craftsman. Each 5-ply sheet is assembled with a soy-based PureBond technology to fortify its structural integrity, with the added benefit of being formaldehyde-free so it will not off-gas toxic fumes over time as UF-constructed plywood is known to do. The decorative veneers are precision-cut from domestically grown, sustainably harvested birch trees, producing visually alluring wood grains on the face and back of the panel that exhibit the warmth, beauty and timeless quality of natural hardwood. Featuring real timber throughout, the core veneer consists of natural yellow poplar substrate laid in alternating cross bands for utmost stability and ruggedness. It's a cost-competitive alternative to urea formaldehyde-laden plywood and will not contribute to air-quality degradation like composite panels. For extraordinary results on your next carpentry or woodworking project, add this 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. panel to your arsenal for construction of cabinets, entertainment centers, wall panels, coffee tables, bookcases, toy chests, benches, desks, shelves and more. The decorative veneers have a smooth finish that allows painting or staining to make it uniquely yours.

California residents: see   Proposition 65 information

  • 5-ply sheet is assembled with smooth, patch-free birch veneers
  • PureBond hardwood plywood is an environmentally friendly, cost-competitive alternative to panels manufactured with urea formaldehyde (UF), which may degrade air quality over time
  • Contains 100% natural wood bonded with a food-grade soy-based adhesive that does not emit toxic air contaminants
  • The decorative top and bottom veneers, measuring approximately 1/42" thick, exhibit the beauty and timeless quality of natural hardwood and are suitable for painting or staining
  • Water-resistant composition has a higher moisture tolerance than UF panels and is less likely to warp than solid wood
  • Allow panel to acclimate to interior climate conditions for several days before customizing - for interior applications only
  • For best cutting results, use an 80-tooth (or greater) table saw blade intended for sheet goods or a carbide-tipped circular saw plywood blade
  • Common: 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft.; Actual: 0.453 in. x 48 in. x 96 in.
  • Direction of the grain is the length of panel
  • Each panel weighs approximately 45 lbs.
  • Grade: C-3 - See Grading Guide for additional information
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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Specifications

Dimensions

Actual product Length (ft.)
8
Actual product thickness (in.)
0.453
Actual product width (in.)
48
Nominal Product Length (ft.)
8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.)
1/2
Nominal Product Width (ft.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
48
Product Height (in.)
0.5

Details

Plywood Type
Hardwood Plywood
Pressure Treated
No
Tongue and Groove
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
See store for details

Specifications

Dimensions

Actual product Length (ft.)
8
Actual product thickness (in.)
0.453
Actual product width (in.)
48
Nominal Product Length (ft.)
8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.)
1/2
Nominal Product Width (ft.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
48
Product Height (in.)
0.5

Details

Plywood Type
Hardwood Plywood
Pressure Treated
No
Tongue and Groove
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
See store for details

Questions & Answers

is this plywood exterior plywood? would like to use it for outside christmas figurines.

Asked by: Luke
Hi, no this is not for outside use, both the glue and the lack of treatment of the wood.
Answered by: Greg
Date published: 2017-10-02

Warping

Do you think this is the best 4ftx8ft option for painting, staining, and epoxy (artwork) ? Without warping over time..
Asked by: KC
As long as it is not exposed to moisture or high levels of humidity it will be fine.
Answered by: Greg
Date published: 2017-10-02

what is the exterior hardwood veneer thickness?

pictures provided make the hardwood outer veneer look extremely thin. What is the thickness of the exterior veneer. BTW ... that's a pretty basic piece of information for plywood. You really ought to provide it as a rule.
Asked by: Brokenstriker
The veneer thickness of Birch is 1/42” or .024” thick
Answered by: Greg
Date published: 2017-10-02

Would this be suitable as an underlayment?

I need more height than 1/4" (or 7/32). It is going on a 1/2" floor. I removed a 3/8" particle board underlayment for rolled vinyl, but the new tile can only go on over plywood.
Asked by: jmal
Yes this is a giant step up from particle board.
Answered by: Greg
Date published: 2017-10-02
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Customer Reviews

1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 73.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a good plywood. It is very good as compared to the Chinese junk plywood I have had to buy... This is a good plywood. It is very good as compared to the Chinese junk plywood I have had to buy in the past. It is not quite up to the premium USA made plywood but then again it was not near as expensive. I use this product in my tooling operations where they are laminated in to a large block up to 30 inches thick then CNC machined to a form from which I will make the tool that makes my final product. For general cabinetry and or bookcase shelving work where you are going to put a veneer or stain the the panel it will serve well. We found almost no delamination and separation in the plys. Overall a good product that works well.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a beautiful piece of wood that takes stain... This is a beautiful piece of wood that takes stain well. Even the back side was close to perfect.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality Plywood I have been woodworking for a number of years now, first as a framer not as a finish carpenter, and this PureBond Birch from my latest project was phenomenal. There are very few voids in the plys, the faces were smooth and held up great to cutting. The plywood was also flat and not bowed, which was great for the display cabinet I was building. Even though this plywood cost a little more the quality makes it worth it, as well has not having formaldehyde or other toxins just an added bonus. From here on all my plywood projects will include PureBond! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cut up this sheet of plywood to make a cabinet divider only to find that the center of the sheet ... Cut up this sheet of plywood to make a cabinet divider only to find that the center of the sheet had no glue.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent plywood especially for indoor projects! I have young children and I enjoy building furniture for them as they grow. I really like using the PureBond Birch plywood in my projects for them. The veneer layer is always smooth and clear and I have yet to find a void in the inner plys. The fact that it's formaldehyde-free puts my mind at ease knowing it's one less thing to worry about when building a bed or dresser that my children will be around often. The best part is it's easy to pick up at my local Home Depot! I never have to travel far to restock! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best you can buy so why buy what you pay for??!?! Overall it's a very stable product. I'm not one of those so-called "green"  type people but breaking down this formaldehyde-free soy based product you will notice a much more pleasant work environment. Cuts easier then readily available sheet good. It moves past the blade easily while leaving little to no chip out. As long and recent mineral voids are not toovisible, this project is perfect. Great stuff and first choice. Give it a time ry,  you won't regret it.  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PureBond for the Win! Regular plywood just wasn’t cutting it. While searching for quality material to utilize for our various projects, we discovered that PureBond Plywood is the very best plywood available at the big box stores. PureBond plywood is now our top choice for any projects that require plywood. We have used PureBond plywood to make toy boxes, custom wooden signs, drawers, workbenches, and more! Not only is the quality great, but it is also environmentally friendly. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most Enjoyable Project! I just built a bunk bed for my two daughters out of PureBond plywood and what a fun project! This plywood was a pleasure to work with; the birch veneer is high quality and beautifully matched, the core is solid and stable, and the material is very consistent. I chose to leave the edges exposed as part of the overall design and because the inner plys are so solid and the edges finished very well. The material stained and finished beautifully. Buying an American made product without formaldehyde couldn't be better for a project for my home and daughters. I have several places smaller pieces left that will go into more projects to come and I will be getting more for some cabinets next. I highly recommend this for your next project. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-09-17
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