Striated, Combed Plywood and Planks AKA as Weldtex
The common aspect of our material at Vintage Plywood Millworks is the striated or combed effect milled into the face of the wood. This results in a very unique grooved pattern that plays wonderfully with light and shadow.
Below is a picture of the interior of the Holiday Lounge in New York. Recently it was remodeled using our Weldtex panels on the interior walls. Go HERE for more pictures.
Basically there are two forms that the striated texture can be milled into: Plywood and Solid Wood
Because this milling requires at least 1/8” thick veneer, we use the common 3/8” thick panel, the plywood variations are currently limited to pine plywood. This was how it was originally produced in the mid-century, and is therefore most commonly found in this form as wall panels, ceiling tiles, and even in furniture. Our plywood panels our limited to a maximum size of 23 7/8” x 96”. For wall applications, these panels can be placed side by side and due to the striations, the seam is virtually invisible.
Pine Plywood Sizes and Prices: (all panels 3/8” thick)
- 23 7/8” x 96” 48.75 (min. 2 panel order)
- 15 7/8” x 96” 38.75 (min. 2 panel order)
- 11 7/8” x 11 7/8” 4.50 each (min. 10 tile order)
- 12” x 12” 4.85 each (min. 10 tile order)
- 15 7/8” x 15 7/8” 8.25 each (min. 10 tile order)
- 16” x 16” 9.25 each (min. 10 tile order)
- 23 7/8” x 23 7/8” 15.84 each (min. 10 tile order)
Though hardwood plywood is not appropriate for combing, solid wood (planks) is very suitable and is a relatively new product for our company. Because solid wood has no veneer, it works beautifully for the combed effect.
Typically these are offered in 1x4, 1x6 or 1x8 solid lumber in various lengths. Not all widths are available and it depends on the species.
All hardwood striated products are considered special orders, and prices depend on species and quantity. Call or email for more information.
Clear Western Red Cedar
Cedar is also available in solid stock, in tongue and groove or square edge material. Tongue and groove clear cedar material is commonly used for interior wall applications, or exterior siding applications.
T and G cedar separated
T and G cedar joined
Typically in 1x4 or 1x8 widths, this is a special order, please call or email for more information.