19710Re: [Michalak] Re: Observations re: Underlayment plywood from China
- Sep 3, 2009Though the demo video shows a floor installer scoring and snapping the
sheet, I tried several times and couldn't do it unless the scoring was
so deep that ANY sheet product would snap with such a line cut into it.
On Sep 3, 2009, at 10:20 AM, Carl Haddick wrote:
> There is ultraply info at http://www.morelandcompany.com/
> ultraply.htm (I
> have no connection with that company).
> The good news from that site is 'high solid marine grade phenolic glue
> line - will not delaminate.'
> There are also claims for things like 'clear face with no defects.'
> The bad news, as I see it, is '3 ply uni-directional core,' which I
> think means the grain all lays the same way. Another claim, seeming
> reinforce that to me, 'score and snaps with a knife for easy
> Of course, a plank will also have all its grain running the same way,
> As a rank beginner any opinion I have is easily suspect! :-)
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 12:17:11PM -0000, aub77 wrote:
>> I once ordered meranti from Jacques Merten's site at http://plywood.boatbuildercentral.com/
>> and the shipping was not too bad. It depends on how many sheets
>> you need as to whether it is worth it. The meranti was some
>> wonderful stuff to work with and was nearly flawless. I think I
>> ordered about 6 sheets and the shipping was about 80-100 dollars (a
>> few years back). He charges a flat rate for orders under 13 sheets
>> and quotes a rate for more sheets than that. I don't know what the
>> current rates are but you can act like you are going to order and
>> then cancel out before the final confirmation. Combining orders
>> with someone makes the shipping costs really good (which is what I
>> --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, Chris Crandall <crandall@...> wrote:
>>> My $0.02--I have had grave trouble getting top quality plywood for
>>> boating projects. For a largish displacement powerboat I am
>>> getting in half-inch MDO served perfectly well for the hull and
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