Model # 332733

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Columbia Forest Products 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Red Oak Plywood (FSC Certified)
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Columbia Forest Products

3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Red Oak Plywood (FSC Certified)

  • Soy-based PureBond adhesive is formaldehyde-free
  • Hardwood plywood strength, performance and durability
  • Easily create lasting, beautiful furniture, cabinets and more
$4997 /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
For DIYers and professional tradesmen who recognize the importance of going green and using natural timber harvested in a responsible manner, turn to this FSC-certified PureBond Red Oak Plywood from Columbia Forest Products. Each panel features a decorative red oak veneer on the face, which exudes the warmth and beauty of natural hardwood to supply your carpentry creations with visual allure. Furthermore, the 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. panels are manufactured with a soy-based PureBond technology that is formaldehyde-free so it won’t deteriorate air quality, as is common with UF-constructed sheets that are susceptible to releasing airborne contaminants over time. Intended for interior use, these red oak plywood panels are an affordable way to craft authentic hardwood-faced masterpieces such as built-in cabinets, entertainment centers, tables, shelves, headboards, wall panels and more. With an eye toward sustainability, Columbia takes pride in manufacturing this Earth-conscious product and takes seriously its responsibility in replenishing forests for future generations.
  • Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as a responsibly harvested timber product, which means your purchase supports healthy, sustainable forests
  • Hardwood plywood is assembled with smooth, patch-free red oak face and back 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: 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- Birch and Maple

Product Overview

  • Soy-based PureBond adhesive is formaldehyde-free
  • Hardwood plywood strength, performance and durability
  • Easily create lasting, beautiful furniture, cabinets and more
Model #: 332733
Sku #: 332733
Internet #: 202887464

For DIYers and professional tradesmen who recognize the importance of going green and using natural timber harvested in a responsible manner, turn to this FSC-certified PureBond Red Oak Plywood from Columbia Forest Products. Each panel features a decorative red oak veneer on the face, which exudes the warmth and beauty of natural hardwood to supply your carpentry creations with visual allure. Furthermore, the 3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. panels are manufactured with a soy-based PureBond technology that is formaldehyde-free so it won’t deteriorate air quality, as is common with UF-constructed sheets that are susceptible to releasing airborne contaminants over time. Intended for interior use, these red oak plywood panels are an affordable way to craft authentic hardwood-faced masterpieces such as built-in cabinets, entertainment centers, tables, shelves, headboards, wall panels and more. With an eye toward sustainability, Columbia takes pride in manufacturing this Earth-conscious product and takes seriously its responsibility in replenishing forests for future generations.

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  • Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as a responsibly harvested timber product, which means your purchase supports healthy, sustainable forests
  • Hardwood plywood is assembled with smooth, patch-free red oak face and back 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: 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- Birch and Maple

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Specifications

Dimensions

Actual product Length (ft.)
8
Actual product thickness (in.)
.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.)
0.703

Details

Plywood Type
Hardwood Plywood
Pressure Treated
No
Tongue and Groove
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Product warranted against glue or bond failure. Product replacement provided.

Specifications

Dimensions

Actual product Length (ft.)
8
Actual product thickness (in.)
.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.)
0.703

Details

Plywood Type
Hardwood Plywood
Pressure Treated
No
Tongue and Groove
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Product warranted against glue or bond failure. Product replacement provided.

Questions & Answers

Could this be used as a hardwood floor?

Asked by: KStuart
Absolutely not. Veneer it way to thin.
Answered by: Chris
Date published: 2017-07-01

Would this wood be good for making a desk?

Asked by: Shan
Yes, though you would need to have a solid wood frame to hide the edges
Answered by: EricG
Date published: 2017-10-27

Is the difference between the Red Oak, Birch and Maple boards just appearance?

Asked by: SanDiego
No, the difference is the wood. Red Oak has Red Oak veneer and its the same for Birch and Maple. The species do absorb stain differently
Answered by: Ed
Date published: 2017-11-17

Can I use this as siding for a chicken coop?

Asked by: Person
Guess you could, but it would be a expensive chicken coop. I think a lower grade of plywood would work just as well. But no matter what type of plywood you use it would have to be well sealed or it will separate.
Answered by: Jayhawk714
Date published: 2016-10-31
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Customer Reviews

3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Red Oak Plywood (FSC Certified) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been building some custom cabinets with this plywood. Like any wood you get at a big box sto... I've been building some custom cabinets with this plywood. Like any wood you get at a big box store, you need to look it over when you get it and "dig deeper" if you find a blemished sheet. Out of the 6 sheets I got, I had to "dig down" to 8 sheets deep, aka, 2 of the top 8 pieces on top of the stack I passed on. Bring an extra person if possible, or go off hours so an employee can help you. One side has a red tint, one side has a lack of tint. Be on the lookout for places where the veneer has some imperfections. Again, 2 out of the 8 sheets had this and why I bypassed those. BIG HINT: If you need super clean cut-edges and you need the store to cut the sheet for you, do ROUGH cuts (aka, at least a 1/2" wider or longer) then your final cut, and do you final cut at home. The big saw at the store probably is a low teeth blade and has been used dozens and dozens of times. Aka, you're going to get some splintering from the cut at the store. I did "rough cuts" at the store so I could fit the pieces in my SUV (24" side by 8 feet long) (aka, one rip down the middle). I needed 22 1/2" wide panels at home, and I did that at home with a new high-teeth blade on my circular saw. Even though I have a dewalt portable table saw, when doing cuts for cabinets/furniture, I like to use my Kreg KMA2675 Kreg Rip-Cut which really does a good consistent rip cut. (And is very small/cheap compared to a table saw, which is a good option for a DIYer). The new high teeth blade minimized any splintering. So just use some common sense. Don't expect perfect cuts from the saw at the store. Use a good blade for final cuts at home. Do a few test cuts at home to see where you might have splintering issue before you "dive in". I really like how my cabinets turned out. I created "face frames" with 1 1/2 inch side pure-oak wood. and used kreg pocket screws to join this plywood to the face frames. If this is how you are doing it, then I strong suggest getting 2 Kreg KHC-RAC hole clamps. This will allow you to clamp the plywood (at a right angle) to the face frame and really fine tune the connection. Before I used the Kreg KHC-RAC clamps, my wood would get out of alignment by 1/32 (or so) of an inch, and just made the piece not feel high quality. I don't work for Kreg, I'm just telling you what I have found as must have tools when creating decent furniture. 2 Kreg KHC-RAC clamps. 1 Kreg KMA2675 Kreg Rip-Cut 1 Kreg K5 Pocket-Hole Jig (much better clamping system then the K4) That would be my must have Kreg list. The hole clamps can also be used when joining the face frame. In fact, I have a Kreg KHC-PREMIUM clamp and a never use it. Just don't use the small diameter rod on the Kreg KHC-RAC (* without a washer) against your project wood. Use the flat-circle piece of the Kreg KHC-RAC against the project wood. * Another hint, get a few grade 8 washers (about 1/2" size) and use this in conjuction small diameter rod on the Kreg KHC-RAC clamp to clamp "above" the drilled out pocket holes. It's hard to describe. But if you get the 2 Kreg KHC-RAC clamps and a few grade-8 washers (for a few pennies), it'll be another clamping option when the time comes. Another trick. Get a 16" by 24" framing square (less then $10 at Home Depot) and drill a few holes in it, and mount it to a FLAT surface near the corner with some bolts (keep the small head of the bolt on the top side). This simple trick allows me to position my pieces at 90 degrees before pocket screwing them together. I got some a melamine sheet. I mounted this to rudimentary table legs with 5" of overhang (of the melamine). This gives me a clean-flat surface to work on and I clamp from the bottom side. You can kinda see that in the pictures. Not seen (or barely seen) is the framing square I mounted to the "lower left" corner of the melamine. You can see I have the kreg aluminum straight edges (blue), but that was overkill. I find myself using the mounted framing square as my 90 degree guide most of the time. So the kreg tools mentioned above and the frame square trick, a circular saw with a good-new-high-teeth blade, I would not hesitate to say "go for it" for making some furniture. The first piece was something I made for the closet, and I learned a few tricks on the way, and now I'm on my way to creating something that will look great in the kitchen (aka, on full display). I also got the columbia red oak 1 1/2" bead board to be the "centers" of my shaker style door frames (made with 2 1/2" wide oak boards). I'm very happy with the turn out. I like that is isn't super chemical glue since its going in my kitchen and in my house. Home Depot also has some 3/8" oak dowels, and these can be used to fill the pocket holes. Get a under-cut saw (aka, door jamb saw), and you can glue in the dowels into the pocket holes, and then cut them down to almost flat. This is a cheaper (and since its oak wood, a better match) then buying the "official" wood plugs from kreg. you-tube "homemade kreg plugs" as well. Attached are two early pictures of my big and small cabinets. You can see the face frames and the plywood sides/tops/bottoms.
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Product! When I first heard that Purebond Plywood was Formaldehyde Free and Made in North America, I knew I had to try it. I had used other brands of plywood and they had all always had voids, so I though that was just the way it was with plywood. I have used several sheets of the Birch, and Red Oak Purbond Plywood to make cabinets and for other projects, and I have yet to find a void. This is excellent, very high quality plywood. Whenever I need a sheet of plywood, I make the longer trip to a store where I can get this stuff. This is the only brand plywood I plan I using for furniture pieces or shop projects alike. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality plywood I like this plywood a lot. This is what I use when building custom cabinet... Good quality plywood I like this plywood a lot. This is what I use when building custom cabinets from Red Oak. There are very few voids, no knots, and a consistent veneer. The veneer is smooth and does not tear out with a good quality blade. This does well with pocket holes, butt joints, dado and rabbet joints. It stains pretty well (not as well as the maple, in my opinion). This is a good quality, stable, durable, and good looking plywood that's good for cabinets and furniture.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I bought this sheet of plywood at Home Depot because Lowe's had poor reviews for their product. T... I bought this sheet of plywood at Home Depot because Lowe's had poor reviews for their product. The Home Depot plywood looks great and I know from past purchases that it takes stain well for my cabinet projects. This particular sheet however, is not square. The short edge is off by over 1/8" over it's width. This may not be important for some projects but when you are making cabinets, 1/8" shows a unsightly gap. I can make a second cut to compensate but that is extra effort and waste.
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have bought and used this plywood for several cabinet projects. I have built several cases with... I have bought and used this plywood for several cabinet projects. I have built several cases with it and find it better than most. It finishes well, has few voids, veneer is acceptable as long as you are not heavy handed. I also like the 1/2 inch for door panels. Little movement and looks great. All of it stains great, takes HVLP applied finishes very well too.
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This is a piece of junk! The oak veneer on this plywood is the thickness of a piece of paper and... This is a piece of junk! The oak veneer on this plywood is the thickness of a piece of paper and when ripped it shatters on the cut line. Even when tapping the cut line it shatters. Because the veneer is so think you cannot sand the edges because you will sand away the oak veneer. Do not buy this product! I would not recommend this product to anyone.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best 2 sided plywood I have been extremely satisfied with the red oak plywood with the uv prefinished side that I use in my cabinet boxes. The quality of the veneer on both sides is consistent meaning one less thing I have to worry about [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I have been building cabinets for 30 years. I used this plywood for a couple of projects but will... I have been building cabinets for 30 years. I used this plywood for a couple of projects but will not again. The veneer on this is extremely thin and easy to sand through. I've also found some voids in it that has really caused some problems.
Date published: 2017-06-30
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