Plywood Interior Poplar B/BB

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Product information

  • Strong and light sheet material
  • Hardly splinters
  • Easy to machine
  • Long service life
  • Not suitable for outdoor use
  • Will warp if material is not fixed


Plywood sheets can be used for countless different projects. Plywood interior poplar is the lightweight form of plywood, but despite that still a structurally strong material. It is used for indoor carpentry. Because it is a fairly soft wood type, it is very suitable for machining.

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Product properties

Specific gravity (kg/m3)440
Visual gradingB/BB
Thickness4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 9 mm, 12 mm, 15 mm, 18 mm, 22 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm, 40 mm
Type Plywood
VariantPlywood Interior Poplar B/BB
GrainYes, lengthwise
Application (climate)Indoors
Wood type of surface layerPoplar
CorePlywood / triplex
Functional useOverall quality
ColourBeige / Brown
Quality mark100% PEFC
Sheet structureMultiple layers
Top layer typeUnfinished

Order cut-to-size plywood interior poplar sheets online

Easily order cut-to-size plywood poplar sheets online. Plywood can be cut or milled to size into various shapes. The most commonly chosen shape is a rectangle, but we also mill circles, ovals, hexagons or even parallelograms for you. Do you want to have your do-it-yourself project neatly finished? Then choose one of the available (edge) finishes.

Plywood interior poplar: what is it?

Plywood Interior poplar is the lightweight version of plywood. When weight plays a role in your project, this is the perfect choice! Plywood poplar has a natural, light brown/ecru colour. With Plywood poplar, the wood grain is not clearly visible, so the pattern runs lightly through the material. The wood grain pattern always runs in the longitudinal direction of the wooden sheet. Applications for which Plywood interior poplar can be used are interior carpentry, such as cladding walls or making conversions. But furniture and toys can also be made of this fine material.

Plywood is made up of various veneer layers. These layers are glued crosswise on top of each other. The layers come from large tree trunks, where countless wood chips are glued to each other perpendicularly. This results in a stable sheet and reduces any warping. Finally, the thin veneer layers are bonded together under very high pressure and temperature.

Plywood quality B/BB

The quality of plywood surface layers is indicated by letter combinations and refers to the visual assessment of plywood wood. There is a letter designation for the visible side (top) and one for the reverse side (bottom). It refers to the quality of the deck veneer, the quality of the gluing, for example, is indicated differently. Read more about all visible qualities here

This board material has visible side B/BB. The top side has visual quality B, the underside visual quality BB. A plywood panel with face quality B/BB usually has an acceptable visual quality, but does show some imperfections. On the front (the "B" side), colour variations, small knots, repairs and other irregularities may occur, albeit to a limited extent. The reverse side (the "BB" side) may contain more imperfections, such as large knots, repairs and colour variations.

Because of its slightly lower visual quality, plywood with the visibility grade B/BB is often used in applications where aesthetics are not the highest priority. It is used for structural purposes, internal cladding, furniture construction and other applications where the visible surface is less important.

It is important to note that visibility grades can vary depending on local standards and specifications. When purchasing plywood, it is advisable to consult the specific ratings and standards of the manufacturer or supplier to ensure that the wood meets the requirements for the intended application.

In general, plywood with sight grade B/BB offers reasonable visual quality for applications where aesthetics are not a top priority. It combines functional properties with an acceptable surface that meets the basic requirements for many construction and timber projects.

Available thicknesses of plywood interior poplar

Plywood can be ordered in different thicknesses. You can easily specify your desired thickness during the ordering process. This way you can be sure that the sheet material meets your requirements: both the size and thickness of the material. The following thicknesses are available: 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 9 mm, 12 mm, 15 mm, 18 mm, 22 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm and 40 mm.

Machining plywood interior poplar

Plywood poplar primed is a soft wooden sheet type. It is easy to work with. Make sure you have sharp tools for minimal splintering. For drilling holes, we recommend a wood drill with centring tip. Pre-drilling is recommended, but not required. This sheet material can discolour prematurely, so always finish it with a (clear) varnish, stain or paint. Use an edge sealer to finish the edges of plywood to prevent the lacquer or stain from being absorbed into the sheet material, which can lead to the veneer layers loosening.

Specific applications of plywood interior poplar

Plywood poplar is very suitable for projects such as finishing work, moulds, wall cladding, but also for decorative applications such as tabletops and cabinets. In addition, it is a popular wood type for making children's toys such as a house frame kids’ desk.

Alternatives to plywood poplar

Is poplar plywood not the right type of wood for your job or are you looking for a variant which is easy to paint? Then go for poplar plywood with a primer. Are you looking for plywood for outdoor use? Then go for plywood okoumé waterproof. View our other plywood panels here:

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