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Is 3/4 inch to thin to make furniture out of? Answered

I am looking of making a entertainment stand and a desk.  I went to a speciality wood shop and bought 3/4 inch red oak plywood.  I am having second thoughts thinking I probably should of gotten the 1 inch.

Do you think I will be ok with the 3/4?

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lemonie (author)2010-09-06


3/4 ply should be fine - do you want elephants dancing on it for your entertainment?!

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steveastrouk (author)2010-09-05

It depends on what you are doing with it, but 3/4 sounds fine to me.

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gruffalo child (author)2010-09-05

Yes, I made some furniture out of 3/4 inch pine (stools, and a mantelpiece) and it is quite durable, while oak is even harder than pine.

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