Over the years we have had a number of inquires regarding a very
unique plywood that was used in the 1950's onward. It was known by a
number of different names:
Weldtex, Combed or Striated
Plywood. We think it was manufactured by U.S. Plywood but is no
We are seriously considering
trying to produce this unique plywood, but there are a number of hurdles we
must first face. In order to accomplish this we need to know more
about this material, how it was used, and your unique application.
If you would like to enter
this discussion you can do this one of two ways. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and answer as
many of the following questions as possible. Or we are also starting a
discussion on this topic on our Facebook
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1. Is your weldtex interior or
2. How thick are the panels?
3. What size are they? We understand
some were full 4x8 sheets, and some were much smaller, like 16"x16" panels,
or even other sizes.
4. If we could provide this material
how much of it would you need to complete your project?
5. Would you paint or stain this
6. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being very
important) how important is it to you to be able to purchase this material?
Thanks for any information you
can provide for us to aid our pursuit of this very unique plywood pattern.