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What easily obtainable grade of plywood is most durable outside?

Postby Morbius » Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:31 pm

I'm making some weather deflectors for above my windows to deflect rain. Is there a grade of plywood which is suitable and readily obtainable? Thanks.
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Postby stoneyboy » Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:49 pm

Hi morbius
You could try marine ply but it will need covering with a protective coating e.g. varnish or paint. You're probably better using upvc overboards.
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Postby Msk » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:46 am

Forget marine ply, It needs a lot of work to maintain.
Bite the bullet and buy Duraply very expensive but it lasts
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