Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

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Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

#1 Post by Bill Fitzmaurice » Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:00 pm

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#2 Post by hclague » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:49 pm

This place MANUFACTURE's the bendable plywood:

Buffalo Veneer & plywood co

501 6th Ave NE
Buffalo, MN , 55313-1655
Phone: 763-682-1822
FAX: 763-682-0795


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Re: Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

#3 Post by DJPhatman » Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:23 pm

Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:This place has 3/8" and 1/8" bendable ply:
Bill, can the 3/8" be used for builds? BB is totally unavailable around me. I live close to Tim Ard, but he tells me he can't get BB either.

BTW, I want to build a fleet (8 total) DR250s and T48s with it
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Re: Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

#4 Post by David Carter » Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:43 pm

Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:This place has 3/8" and 1/8" bendable ply:
I purchased the 1/8" bendable Italian Poplar from this site for use on a couple of DR250's. So far it seems to be holding up in the horn throat assemblies (haven't done the rear sheaths yet). However, be aware that it is single ply with a veneer layer on one side. I used a dovetail saw to cut off the overhang when putting together my horn throat assemblies, and I had to saw in one direction only. If I went the other way, the plywood would tear away from the veneer face.

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#5 Post by Mark Coward » Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:27 am

The 3/8" bendy ply I got locally was 3 even layers, no veneer - the surface was pretty rough, but made for some strong butt cheeks. If you're boxing in the back anyway it would be overkill.
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Re: Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

#6 Post by jollygt78 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:22 pm

this company also offers flexible plywood. i came across them when i was looking for drum shells..

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Re: Can't find 1/8 inch birch?

#7 Post by el_ingeniero » Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:33 pm

at Rockler's, I got 4 20"x30" panels for $7 each or so. They had smaller panels, but they are cut to bend on the short axis, not the long.

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