Model # 165921

Internet #100077837

Store SKU #165921

Columbia Forest Products 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood
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Columbia Forest Products

3/4 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
$5297 /each
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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 7-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 wills 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 3/4 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.
  • 7-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
  • Decorative top and bottom veneers, measuring approximately 1/42 in. 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: 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft.; Actual: 0.703 in. x 48 in. x 96 in.
  • Direction of the grain is the length of panel
  • Each panel weighs approximately 70 lbs.
  • Grade: C-3 - see grading guide for additional information
  • Available in additional species- maple and red oak
  • 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 #: 165921
Sku #: 165921
Internet #: 100077837

Veneered construction gives these decorative PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panels the strength, flatness and rigidity to satisfy the most discerning craftsman. Each 7-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 wills 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 3/4 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

  • 7-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
  • Decorative top and bottom veneers, measuring approximately 1/42 in. 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: 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft.; Actual: 0.703 in. x 48 in. x 96 in.
  • Direction of the grain is the length of panel
  • Each panel weighs approximately 70 lbs.
  • Grade: C-3 - see grading guide for additional information
  • Available in additional species- maple and red oak
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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Name 12mm - Sande Plywood ( 1/2 in. Category x 4 ft. x 8 ft.; Actual: 0.472 in. x 48 in. x 96 in.) 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. Maple Plywood
Brand Columbia Forest Products PureBond
Ratings (55) (234) (118)
Nominal Product Length (ft.) 8 8 8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.) 1/2 3/4 3/4
Nominal Product Width (ft.) 4 4 4
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Specifications

Dimensions

Actual product Length (ft.)
8
Actual product thickness (in.)
0.703
Actual product width (in.)
48
Nominal Product Length (ft.)
8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.)
3/4
Nominal Product Width (ft.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
48
Product Height (in.)
0.75

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.)
0.703
Actual product width (in.)
48
Nominal Product Length (ft.)
8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.)
3/4
Nominal Product Width (ft.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
48
Product Height (in.)
0.75

Details

Plywood Type
Hardwood Plywood
Pressure Treated
No
Tongue and Groove
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
See store for details

Questions & Answers

So if Home depot cuts out the piece you need. Do you pay for the whole sheet? Or do they cost adj...

So if Home depot cuts out the piece you need. Do you pay for the whole sheet? Or do they cost adjust?
Asked by: Ruffrider
I'm quite sure you'll pay for the entire sheet...pretty sure HD doesn't stock remnants or off-cuts beyond the usual 2'x4' half sheets.
Answered by: Photog1514
Date published: 2018-03-05

Why is this Purebond 3/4" plywood only 0.703" thick? Has plywood been downsized again? For year...

Why is this Purebond 3/4" plywood only 0.703" thick? Has plywood been downsized again? For years, the "standard" for 3/4" had been downsized to 23/32" (0.719")...this Purebond plywood is even thinner than that. Almost impossible to create dadoes for furniture. Almost not worth buying this stuff anymore.
Asked by: Photog1514
This like everything else in our society today. Sellers, from restaurants to car dealers, increase their profits by downsizing their products and only raising prices moderately. If the "allowable" size is between X an Y your can bet that entire industry shoots for X. And don't forget, the the tolerances are being set by the industry, not some independent group. Soi it will do no good to boycott Pure Bond. You will have to boycott all higher quality plywood.
Answered by: OldFartWoodworker
Date published: 2018-06-16

Is this finished on both sides?

Is this finished on both sides?
Asked by: shelves
EVERY answer is incorrect except the first one from Colombia. This product has NO FINISH!! End of story. This ply has a veneer on each side and is sanded, but it has NO FINISH
Answered by: johnmiller
Date published: 2018-06-05

Is Baltic birch plywood different than the birch plywood listed? If so, what is the difference? Thanks, johnv

Asked by: Johnv
¾” PureBond Birch is 7 ply and ¾” Baltic will have 13. Depending on the grade of the Baltic Birch – you may have football shaped wood patches in one side of the panel
Answered by: Greg
Date published: 2018-04-28
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Customer Reviews

3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 233.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I have been a union carpenter for 30 years and I was happy to see a greener alternative for plywo... I have been a union carpenter for 30 years and I was happy to see a greener alternative for plywood. I do most of my work for hospitals and my clients spec greener alternatives. I decided to try these first for my house because my wife has a terrible reaction to anything with formaldehyde in it. I needed 8 sheets of this product for doors I was making. I had to sort through the entire stack at the store, which took an hour, to find sheets that weren’t delaminated. Almost the entire pallet was unusable. I thought I had found 8 good sheets. But when I started working with them, they began delaminating, as well. I ended up fixing them myself with my own formaldehyde free glue and clamps. The result is plywood that was only paint grade. They were not clear enough to stain (see my photo). Like I said, I wanted to like this product, the market needs more products like this...unfortunately, this time it didn’t pay off.
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Generally one side of a 4 x 8 sheet will have imperfections. Both sides had good appearance. I ... Generally one side of a 4 x 8 sheet will have imperfections. Both sides had good appearance. I used it immediately after purchasing about a week ago. Used for garage cabinet doors and shelves. Met my expectations.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Plywood at Home Depot continues to be a problem for... Plywood at Home Depot continues to be a problem for me. Each sheet must be closely examined on each side for defects before purchase. It is not uncommon to go through a dozen sheets to find 4 or 5 suitable for purchase. Unfortunately, with time, prices go up and quality goes down.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent for shop furniture. I'm just a weekend woodworking. However,... Decent for shop furniture. I'm just a weekend woodworking. However, I consider it paint grade for anything else. There are issues of the birch laminate chipping and separating on the edges. My experience has been that you need to dig deep into the bunk to find a decent sheet.
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Picked up 5 sheets of very nice 9 ply Birch one day and went back the next and the Columbia Birch... Picked up 5 sheets of very nice 9 ply Birch one day and went back the next and the Columbia Birch ply that was on the stack was 7 ply. The 9 ply is a much better product and I wish they would only carry that. The 7 ply is OK
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good plywood for the price. birch veneer is very, very thin! Also, some voids in the ply's! aggre... Good plywood for the price. birch veneer is very, very thin! Also, some voids in the ply's! aggressive sanding will blow through top veneer! you get what you pay for. I use for painted projects.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Some of the sheets had delaminated (bubbles in the middle) requiring additional time and effort. Some of the sheets had delaminated (bubbles in the middle) requiring additional time and effort.
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Veneer is too paper thin. Delaminates and can sand... Veneer is too paper thin. Delaminates and can sand right thru easily if not careful.
Date published: 2018-05-22
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