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Because of our unique products and commitment to quality we’ve always been trusted by our clients with our high levels of timber knowledge. Our most commonly asked questions are shown below;

How Architectural Timber Creates Eco-Conscious and Aesthetically Pleasing Spaces
Architectural timber is favoured by architects globally for its natural aesthetics and eco-conscious qualities, with various species offering distinct...
Posted by: Maxiply Team
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 28—02—2024
Innovative Applications: Perforated Plywood Panels in Modern Architecture
Perforated plywood panels offer both aesthetics and functionality, known for sound attenuation and achieving high Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC)...
Posted by: Maxiply Team
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 12—02—2024
NRC Ratings and Perforated Panels: Here’s What You Need to Know
Explore the world of acoustics and the significance of NRC (Noise Reduction Coefficient) ratings in interior design, as we...
Posted by: Maxiply Team
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 07—12—2023
How to reuse and recycle plywood
If your interior is due for a revamp, and your existing plywood panels need to be removed to make...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Facts About Ply
Date: 28—03—2023
6 Top Tips When Installing Plywood Panels
It’s no secret that ply panels bring something special to interiors – the natural beauty of the timber and...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 16—01—2023
Plywood Inspired Ceiling Design Ideas for Your Next Project
These days, more and more commercial and residential projects are including plywood ceilings as part of the design –...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 22—11—2022
Which Timber Panelling is Best to Use in Your Ceilings and Walls?
If you’re looking to promote a warm, natural look for your interior, that doesn’t skimp on style, timber panelling...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 22—11—2022
3 Reasons Plywood is a Sustainable Option for Your Ceiling
Choosing a material for your ceiling is an important decision. Not only does the material need to fit with...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 04—11—2022
Your Custom Design + Our In-House Capabilities
We’ve often spoken of the many and varied design possibilities of plywood. It is well-suited to a wide range...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 29—09—2022
Which Coating is the Best Choice for Plywood?
Plywood is an attractive, durable and affordable material choice for a wide range of interior projects – and like...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 29—09—2022
Maxiply and Select Staging Concepts Combine to Deliver Sustainable Solutions for Schools
For schools looking to build new or updated spaces for their students, there are some key considerations. These include...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Facts About Ply
Date: 05—09—2022
Your Answer to Value Management
You’ve specified plywood panelling, it’s going to look great, the client’s happy and you’ve spent the last few months...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info
Date: 20—07—2022
The Best Applications for Plywood Products
Today, more and more architects and designers are looking for ways to incorporate natural materials into interiors to create...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 22—06—2022
How to Choose the Right Plywood Layout and Join for Your Project
When specifying plywood for your next project, there is much to consider. From the overall design, to finding the...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 27—04—2022
Plywood, Timber and the Circular Economy
As businesses across the globe look for new and innovative ways to reduce their environmental footprint, the concept of...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 21—03—2022
Should you Choose Plywood or MDF Substrate for Your Next Project?
While on the surface plywood and MDF may seem quite similar, there are some really important differences that set...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 16—02—2022
Is Plywood Suitable For Bathrooms and Kitchens?
Is plywood suitable for bathrooms and kitchens? Plywood is an attractive and premium architectural feature utilised with success in...
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Category: Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 22—09—2021
Maintaining the Hard-Wax Oil System
If you‘ve worked with our pre-finished plywood panels before, you will have seen firsthand the durable and attractive finish...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 31—08—2021
The Origins of Our Timber Veneers
The unique characteristics of different timbers is what makes our veneer plywood products so appealing, with the various colours,...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 31—08—2021
Curved Plywood: How it’s Made and Why it Can Take Your Design to the Next Level
One of the (many) things we love about ply is its versatility. A simple plywood panel can be turned...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 30—06—2021
Colour matching your ply? Here’s what you need to know for success
One of the best things about ply is the flexibility in design – and this is a big reason...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 30—06—2021
3 Popular Types of Ply in Australia: A Comparison
  It’s no secret that our plywood panels are available in a wide range of attractive finishes, offering specifiers...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 24—05—2021
Australian-made Plywood
These days, more and more people are on the lookout for Australian-made products—and as a result, we often get...
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Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 06—05—2021
The Exposed Edge in Plywood Design: Here’s What You Need to Know
Recently, the exposed edges of plywood have been featured in more and more interior designs – and the trend...
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Category: Facts About Ply
Date: 01—04—2021
The Maxiply Difference
If you’re sourcing plywood for projects and designs in Australia, there are a few different options when it comes...
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Category: Facts About Ply
Date: 02—03—2021
How to Specify Ply for Walls and Ceilings
It’s no secret that ply is a great option for interior walls and ceilings – it’s durable, easy to...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info
Date: 01—03—2021
Specifying Ply for Joinery: Here's What You Need to Know
There’s no doubt that when you’re designing an interior space, whether it’s for a home, workplace or community facility,...
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Category: Joinery, Technical Info
Date: 23—02—2021
Cost-effective Plywood Solutions!
When it comes to construction projects, your budget plays a part in defining your choice of materials. However, even...
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Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Facts About Ply
Date: 10—02—2021
Everything You Need To Know About Ply For Doors
For every interior you are designing, getting the materials right for each design element is critical for a high...
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Category: Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 10—02—2021
Everything You Need to Know About Our Hard Wax Oil Finish
If you’re on the lookout for timber panel products for your next design or construction project, the species of...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 22—10—2020
Reasons to Choose Coloured Plywood for Your Next Project
These days, when it comes to architectural design materials and finishes, we are spoiled for choice. So how do...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Facts About Ply
Date: 21—02—2020
The Ultimate Hard-Wax Oil Finish for Pre-Finishing
OSMO Oil is the finish that we are truly obsessed with. OSMO is an oil and wax- based finishing...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 21—11—2018
Pre-Finished Plywood: What it is and Why it is So Good
When it comes to specifying plywood panels for your next project, choosing a pre-finished product is a smart move....
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 02—08—2019
6 Easy Fixing Methods for Installing Plywood and Architectural Panelling Products
With an extensive range of plywood and architectural panelling solutions available for many different applications, it’s important to select...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Technical Info
Date: 22—08—2019
Maxi Colour - Why We Believe In It For Our Plywood Finishing
All Timber Panel products including Plywood need to be finished with some sort of protective coating to ensure long-term...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 16—03—2018
Why Hard Wax Oil is the Right Choice for Timber Finishing
A Hard-wax Oil finish offers significant advantages over other systems such as Lacquer and Water-based Finishing systems, Traditional Oil...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 08—12—2017
Is All Timber Veneer Board Created Equal?
TIMBER VENEER BOARD HAS BEEN AROUND FOR MANY YEARS AND IS PRODUCED IN LARGE VOLUMES THESE DAYS. There are...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Facts About Ply
Date: 09—12—2016
What Makes Birch Plywood So Special?
Today, the design world has embraced the beauty and structural ecological integrity of timber in its various forms. One...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Walls/ Ceilings, Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 23—10—2015
Can I Use Formply For My Joinery?
Formply, also known as Film-face plywood, has found increased popularity in recent years as it provides the industrial design...
Posted by: Nathan Sangster
Category: Joinery, Technical Info, Facts About Ply
Date: 27—10—2015