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  • n  a laminate made of thin layers of wood

  • Instead, each flawed window has been temporarily replaced with sheets of plywood, leading Bostonians to nickname the building "the Plywood Palace.
  • In his little Manhattan glue and plywood store, one day in 1921, Proprietor Lawrence Ottinger turned to a 20-year-old helper and said : "Tony, there's a great future in this.
  • He built up plywood layers one by one, twisted and glued them meticulously, experimented.
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  • DOT adds signs after crashes near Beltline construction
    Transportation Department crews are adding warning signs in response to several crashes near a Beltline bridge construction project. Crews have put plywood on the bridge's underside as part of the roadwork, which involves repairing joints that DOT officials called "rapidly failing." The project started in early June and is scheduled to continue until September. In order to maintain three lanes ...
    June 12, 2013 - WISC-TV Madison
  • Plywood or OSB (Oriented Strand Board)
    Which is better in a home………. Plywood is made by cutting thin layers of a tree all the way around its circumference. These boards are then laminated together using a hot press (basically a giant iron that fuses wood and glue together under heat).
    June 9, 2013 - Bangor Daily News
  • Masterpieces by Basquiat and Doig lead Christie's Evening Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art
    Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled, diptych--acrylic and oilstick on plywood, 72 x 96in. (182.8 x 244cm.). Executed in 1982. Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.
    June 7, 2013 - Art Daily

  • Boris Johnson in International Herald Tribune
    Johnson, then working as a journalist, said he was taken to Aziz's ransacked villa: "And there, just by my toe, protruding from beneath a piece of dusty plywood, was the cigar case."
  • Ron Wyden in Forbes
    Over the past few years, the US hardwood plywood sector has experienced a dramatic downturn, which has put the entire US industry in jeopardy,Wyden wrote, citing declines since 2003 ins US production, shipment volume and market share.
  • Craig MacTavish in News1130
    A four-by-six sheet of plywood couldn't have won us the game with chances we were giving up tonight,said MacTavish.

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