Austral Hoop Pine Plywood

Distributors of Austral Plywood, a leading Australian manufacturer.

Their resources are 100% plantation grown Hoop Pine, carrying a Chain of Custody certification, linked to the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) with independent certification.

Hoop pine is a native Australian specie in which its colour is generally light coloured and blonde with a fine texture. Being a designated marine specie, it is suited for the harsh Australian environment when used in the proper application.

This plywood is classified as Group 3 as per the attached report.

A/C Grade Hoop Pine

A/C Grade Hoop Pine

AC plywood has a high-grade face and a lesser grade back giving a consistent and uniform surface exhibiting a warm appearance fit for clear water-based finishing. Exterior Hoop Pine is a designated marine timber species suitable for semi exposed applications, where a high-quality aesthetic finish is required. Interior Hoop Pine plywood is suitable for interior applications, where not exposed to wet or damp conditions.

We commonly hold AC Exterior 2400 x 1200 x 3mm up to 19mm & AC Interior 2400 x 1200 x 3mm, 4mm, 9mm & 12.5mm.

See Exterior Specification sheet for more information.

See Interior Specification sheet for more information.

B/B Grade Hoop Pine

B/B Grade Hoop Pine

BB plywood with face & back veneers exhibiting a more natural appearance including characteristics such as colour variation, filled splits and swirling grain. Suitable for various applications being a durable marine timber species with structural rating. However not generally recommended for high-end clear staining, it’s better suited for a liming white coating or equivalent for appearance.

We commonly hold BB Exterior 2400 x 1200 x 4mm up to 32mm.

See Exterior Specification sheet for more information.


Further Inspiration (plywood not necessary supplied by PPS)

Borgelt & Craig Architects: Tardis & Home Studio

Diverse Builders: Cobram

Industry Information – Austral Premium Plywood

Austral Hoop Pine Plywood
The Suitability of Plywood and Ply Composite Products in Different ApplicationsAustral Plywood
Araucaria Hoop Pine Fact SheetHQ Plantations PDF
Araucaria Hoop Pine OverviewHQ Plantations PDF
Emissions Certificate Austral Plywood
25 Year Gluebond WarrantyAustral Plywood
Structural Plywood - Design GuideEngineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Fire Resistance Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Safety Data SheetAustral Plywood SDS

When staining or coating Hoop Pine plywood, please ensure that compatible products are used. Water based finishes are recommended for application on Hoop Pine plywood. Austral Plywood has tested and approved stains from Livos Australia as suitable for use with Hoop Pine plywood. Ensuring against other oil based coatings penetrating the face veneers and strongly highlighting the natural figure within the timber, causing it to darken considerably.

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