The application of plywood in furniture making is usually a matter of interest to clients. What are the advantages of choosing it over other engineered wood? And what are the disadvantages that cause some people to hesitate? Find out the pros and cons of this engineered wood for furniture making below!

How popular is plywood furniture?

Plywood furniture has long since established itself as a common commodity in a variety of places including hotels, restaurants, and homes. They can be found in tables, chairs, cabinets, and even art item designs. As the use of rare natural wood is discouraged for ecological reasons, the popularity of this sort is becoming even more apparent. In many nations around the world, including the US, Australia, Canada, India, Vietnam, and others, it is developing into a perfect alternative material for furniture.

How popular is plywood furniture?

The Pros and Cons of plywood for Furniture making?


There is no doubt in saying that engineered wood is used to make the majority of our furniture. As a price and ecology saver, many of us cannot buy premium solid wood for our furniture, therefore the best option is plywood – the advanced engineered wood that outweighs many of its drawbacks.

Let ADX explain why this sort of wood is the ideal material for making furniture as well as some of its benefits.

Affordable: Generally less expensive than solid wood, it is a more cost-effective material for many purposes.

Stable: It is created by stacking thin wood veneers and gluing them together using adhesive. By minimizing wood movement through the cross-graining process, the likelihood of warping, cracking, or shrinking is decreased.

Flexible: It is available in a variety of grades, sizes, thicknesses, faces, and water-resistant capacity. Therefore, it can be used for a variety of design trends and product furniture.

Durable: The panel has a constant structure of fixing plies with glue under the hot-pressed making it uniformly strong in all directions. 

Workability: It may be easily molded, drilled, and cut using standard woodworking tools.

Safe for heath: Engineered wood, especially plywood furniture has to follow the standards for Formaldehyde emission. In particular, this type of wood with the advantage of using limited glue in the production process can meet E0 and Carb P2 standards, absolutely safe for human health.

Large Sizes: Compared to solid wood panels, plywood 4×8 ft are available in greater sizes, making it simpler to construct big, continuous items like tabletops or cabinet sides.

Eco-material: It is frequently seen as a more sustainable and resource-efficient material since it can be produced from thin layers of economical or quickly-growing wood.


  • Cannot be carved like hardwoods
  • Prone to chipping and splintering while cutting since its layers of plies structure
  • Lower resale value than solid wood furniture
  • Higher price than other most engineered wood
  • Require additional edge treatment for better look and quality

Take a look at some impressive furniture designs

Bent Furniture with impressive design

Bent Furniture with impressive design

Impressive furniture designs

Plywood 4x8 ft for impressive furniture making

Impressive plywood furniture designs

Where can you buy high-quality panels?

“A satisfaction of our Partner’s Customers is the primary mission

The vision of ADX Plywood is to develop as a top provider to both domestic and foreign markets. In order to meet both the requirements of the engineered wood market and export norms, we have worked hard to secure the necessary certificates.

  • Operating one of the leading factories in Vietnam
  • Owning about 28.000 hectares legal plantation forest
  • Meeting standard of Carb P2, FSC, ISO
  • Cooperating with the World’s leading furniture manufacturers: Ashley, Sanyang,…

Quality specification

Core Melaleuca, Eucalyptus, Oil, Acacia, Manglietia, Pine, Rubber,…

  • FSC Certification
  • Veneer: Poplar, Birch, Okoume, EV,…
  • Melamine
  • Film
  • Plywood 4×8 ft (1220x2440mm)
  • Oversize 1250x2500mm
Thickness 5.2mm – 25mm
Engineering tolerance
  • Dimension: +/- 2mm
  • Thickness: +/- 0.5mm
Moisture 12 +/- 2%
Raw material 100% heat-dried

Contact information

Headquarters: Sarimi B2-00.08, Sala Urban Area, An Loi Dong Ward, Thu Duc City, HCMC

Factory: Bac Dong Hoi Industrial Area, Thuan Duc Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam

Hotline: 0937 09 88 99 | 0902 317 486