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Bamboo Plywood - Plyboo Strand | Intectural

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Intectural brings Plyboo's Strand Bamboo Plywood that uses strand technology to turn 100% rapidly renewable bamboo into a beautiful yet exceptionally durable green building material. PlybooStrand is architectural grade strand bamboo plywood and can be cut and sanded using conventional woodworking equipment. You can glue and fasten it with the same materials used on wood. PlybooStrand bamboo plywood is sanded to 180 grit and is available in Havana, Sahara, and Neopolitan.


  • Furniture surfaces
  • Countertops
  • Wall panels
  • Wall siding
  • Suspended Ceilings


  • Cut-able and sand-able with any regular products
  • Hard and dense plywood with an entirely new bamboo aesthetic.
  • 3 available finishes


  • Furniture surfaces
  • Countertops
  • Wall panels
  • Wall siding
  • Suspended Ceilings

PlybooStrand panels can be worked like a wood product using the same techniques and equipment including hand and shop tools as well as CNC machinery. If you are working the material in a way that you are uncertain with, first test the method to confirm that the method and the material are compatible. If you have questions, please contact our technical support department.

Fasteners and Adhesives
PlybooStrand panels work well with most methods of fastening. This includes, joinery, screws, brad nailing and clamp and glue methods. Please note however that due to bamboos’ greater hardness and less give that screws should be pre-drilled and that hammer and nail should be avoided. All wood glue types are acceptable for use with PlybooStrand.

PlybooStrand panels can be sanded like a wood product using the same materials and equipment including standard sandpaper, hand sanders and shop or industrial sanding equipment. Note however that PlybooStrand is more dense and hard and may have greater porosity than most wood products and for this reason may require additional sanding and filling to achieve desired results.

PlybooStrand can be finished using conventional methods and materials that include hand- rubbed, spray, brush, dip applied or industrial roll or flow coating equipment with a UV cure system. All standard finishes ordinarily work well, but you should always check for compatibility, including by testing the finish on a sample piece. Because Smith & Fong cannot test the compatibility of every finish system available on the market, the ultimate responsibility for finish compatibility rests with the user. When applying a wax finish it is recommended to first apply a hard-drying seal coat.


  • Material: 100% bamboo
  • Standard sizes: 3/4" x 48" x 72"4mm" x 30" x 72" (for edge banding)
  • Finish: Unfinished
  • Fire rating: Fire resistance classification Class C. Test surface burning in accordance with ASTM E 84
  • LEED® credits:
  • MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials
  • IEQc4.4: Low-Emitting Materials (no added urea-formaldehyde)
  • Weight: 3/4" x 48" x 72" – 80lbs per sheet, 4mm" x 30" x 72" – 15lbs per sheet

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  • LEED® Credits Possible
  • IEQc4.4: Low-Emitting Materials (No Added Urea Formaldehyde)
  • MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials
  • MRc7: Certified Wood
  • All PlybooStrand (urea formaldehyde-free) and FSC 100% certified

For more information about Plyboo's Bamboo Strand Plywood contact through our contact/quote button on top, visit Intectural's page in Materials, or visit: /

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