Kōrero: Radiata pine

Plywood (3 o 4)

Plywood

Plywood consists of thin sheets of wood (veneers) joined together by glue. The veneers are cut in thin peels from a rotating log and dried before being glued together in layers, or to a solid wood core. Radiata plywood is mainly used in building.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Uses of pine timber', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16856/plywood (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008