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Bending Plywood: Lauan Plywood for Bending

Bending Plywood

Bending plywood is a type of flexible plywood that is commonly used when constructing cabinets and other furniture pieces that have rounded corners or decorative shapes. Bending plywood is easy to use and will hold its shape once glued, laminated, or veneered. This plywood offers a significant time savings and can be used without any special equipment or complex bending processes.

At St. Charles Hardwoods, we carry lauan bending plywood in a variety of styles and thicknesses available in stock. This includes both column and barrel style bending plywood.

To learn more about bending plywood or to purchase the bending plywood that you need for a project, please come into one of our St. Louis hardwood lumber stores today.

Our Selection of Bending Plywood

There are two main types of bending plywood available. This includes canoe or column style bending plywood that rolls into a tall, skinny column that is 8 feet tall. We also carry barrel style bending plywood. This plywood has the grain running in the 4 foot direction. Therefore, it bends in the 8 foot direction to form a roll like a laminate that is 4 feet tall. Our bending plywood will bend to a full 360 degrees and can create many decorative shapes or rounded corners.

We carry the following types and sizes of bending plywood in stock in our St. Louis stores. To learn more about this plywood or to purchase the bending plywood that you need, please contact our hardwood lumber company or come into one of our St. Louis stores.

Lauan Bending Plywood:

  • ¼” x 8’ x 4’ – Barrel Style
  • 3/8” x 8’ x 4’ – Barrel Style
  • 3/8” x 4’ x 8’ – Canoe / Column Style

Bending Plywood Applications & Uses

Bending plywood can be used in a variety of types of indoor applications and for many types of fine woodworking projects. It is commonly used for building cabinets and furniture with rounded corners as it can conform to a tight radii without splitting or cracking. Bending plywood is simple and convenient to use as it does not require any special knowledge, experience, or equipment. This plywood can easily be bent to shape without the complex process of kerf-bending or steaming the wood in order to bend it into a curved shape.

Bending plywood is most commonly used to create radiused corners and decorative shapes especially for:

  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Stereo components
  • Fine furniture and other fixtures

Buy Bending Plywood in St. Louis

To learn more about the types of bending plywood that we sell or to buy the bending plywood that you need from our in stock selection of plywood, please contact our hardwood lumber company or visit one of our St. Louis stores today. With our complete selection of hardwood lumber, hardwood plywood, imported plywood, decorative wood carvings, and other wood and lumber products that are available and in stock, we carry all of the products to meet any contractor or woodworker’s needs.