Plyboo Bamboo Flooring Video

July 19, 2011 in Installations

Here is a video to explore the many uses and types of bamboo flooring offered by Plyboo.  The video introduces it’s easy to install fitness flooring appropriately named PlybooFit.  All of the bamboo flooring featured in the video is appropriate for residential and commercial use.  To learn more about which type of palm or bamboo floor will work best for your space, contact us: 866-835-0577.

The Differences Between Flat, Edge and End Grain Plywood

September 29, 2010 in FAQ series

Welcome to the first post in our FAQ Series! As the series name suggests, this is a question we get asked a lot: what are the differences between Flat Grain, Edge Grain and End Grain when talking about bamboo flooring and bamboo plywood?

Answer: bamboo plywood is made by laminating (gluing) strips of bamboo, and these names refer to the orientation of the strips. We’ll compare the first two, first.

Flat Grain is also creatively known as “flat/horizontal cut” or “flat sawn”. Strips are laid flat along their lengths. Edge Grain‘s alter egos are “vertical cut” or “quartersawn”, and involve strips laid down on their short-sides, as shown below*:

flat and edge grain construction in bamboo plywood
*Linear-Ply and Single-Ply shown, respectively. Products also available in 3-Ply.

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