In the past, I've used 1/2" ply, or veneered particle board for the
sides and backs of drawers, and parts of cabinets that don't show.
These all have some drawbacks. If I wanted to use solid wood (but not
expensive cherry, oak, etc.) what do you recommend? It should be
reasonably cheap and easy to find locally (no, not necessarily at the
local HD) but be attractive and most important not prone to warping.
Thanks for your suggestions
Pine, poplar, aspen, vg fir, soft maple, baltic birch plywood and its
Dry, stable, easy to work, not too dense, readily available all are
Do you have a local professional lumber supplier you trust? Ask for
recommendations, and some sample lots.
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