Marine plywood vs regular

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« on: March 23, 2017, 07:51:49 PM »
I was wondering if there's a difference between marine plywood and regular?  I was going to buy 3/4 plywood and just coat it with resin.  Is that not a good idea or is it the same thing?


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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 08:05:22 PM »
It is the type glue they use between the plys


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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 08:21:32 PM »
It's heavier, more expensive, and tougher to find. I'm doing my floor right now and I bought the sanded 3/4 inch plywood from Home Depot and coated it with west systems epoxy resin.
From what I've learned, marine plywood is only necessary if you use it below the water line.


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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 09:01:35 PM »
I believe no voids in the core plys.
I've used both and it's a much better product. 

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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2017, 10:14:51 PM »
Katela plywood and lumber has a nice selection if you want to drive to stanton.

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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2017, 07:38:32 AM »
Do you have to put resin on marine plywood or is it already treated?


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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2017, 08:10:32 AM »
Do you have to put resin on marine plywood or is it already treated?


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Resin coat it.

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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2017, 12:18:12 PM »
Marine ply is the only way to go regular Home Depot to live he gets to where the glue delaminates and you end up with a bunch of Venere sheets lead on each other no strength very spongy


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