Although plywood dates back to the ancient Greek and Egyptian era, it wasn’t until the end of the 18th century that sailors saw plywood as a viable product for shipbuilding. Plywood is made by turning a large, even log and peeling off thin veneers, usually between 1.5 to 4mm in thickness. The veneers are glued one on top of the other, with the grains running perpendicular to create a sheet. This process is called laminating and creates a material more substantial than a solid piece of wood.
Manufacturers make plywood from softwoods (beech, pine or birch) and hardwoods (oak, teak or mahogany). Usually it comes in large sheets and can be cut to size for a variety of applications such as furniture, housing construction and packaging.
At Cworkshop, we offer plywood cutting service for professionals and DIY enthusiasts. We use Cutting Optimisation software to map out the cutting pattern for every job to eliminate time and material wastage. Advanced industrial-grade and computer-aided cutting machines, managed by professional operators, deliver unparalleled precision and accuracy. The machines use two saw blades, and in addition to the primary saw blade, a scoring blade is used to ensure that each cut is smooth and chip-free on both sides. We inspect panel cutting quality and replace saw blades regularly to ensure a clean cut every time.
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