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Marine plywood prices

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The availability and price of marine grade plywood is ridiculous right now. $156 for 3/4” Doug Fur is cheapest I can find. Okoume is unavailable. Any help out there?
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I've got 3/4 fir for $129 at my store. Not really helpful though.
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This is also not helpful to you immediately, but they do appear to at least have some in stock. It's the place where I got the ply for the Geronimo. Where do you normally get yours?

https://www.hardwoodstore.com/hardwood-plywood
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Try World Panel. They have all sizes of Okoume. Not cheap.

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couple days ago I saw marine fir at local box store. less than $156 you mention
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Roberta wrote: Fri Jan 28, 2022 8:34 pm Try World Panel. They have all sizes of Okoume. Not cheap.

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Wow, you weren’t kidding not cheap. It’s discouraging to see the price of plywood being a barrier for someone thinking about building a boat.
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hoodman wrote: Fri Jan 28, 2022 8:27 pm This is also not helpful to you immediately, but they do appear to at least have some in stock. It's the place where I got the ply for the Geronimo. Where do you normally get yours?

https://www.hardwoodstore.com/hardwood-plywood
I normally use Homestead in Ohio, but they are out of some sizes and I need to order all the material in one order because shipping is $250.
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Hercdrvr wrote: Fri Jan 28, 2022 9:30 pm
Roberta wrote: Fri Jan 28, 2022 8:34 pm Try World Panel. They have all sizes of Okoume. Not cheap.

Roberta
Wow, you weren’t kidding not cheap. It’s discouraging to see the price of plywood being a barrier for someone thinking about building a boat.
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Gosh, where is the price of epoxy gonna be?
I remember I had approx equal costs in the wood an epoxy
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Back in November 2013 and January 2014 I ordered the following Okoume BS1088 Lloyds certified plywood from World Panel. Each order cost $200,00 on average to ship from NC to WI. One order was 30 sheets for $220.00. The other was Four sheets for $190.00. All sheets were 2500mm x 1220mm. 4x8.

3mm (1/8) : $42.00 then, $68.64 now

6mm (1/4): $61.00 then, $121.68 now

9mm (3/8): $72.00 then, $164.67 now

18mm (3/4): $130.00 then, $232.54 now

Glad I'm not looking to order any plywood now. Covid? Supply Chain? Will it come down? Or go Higher??

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Might be Demand for ply during storms.I was adding onto house during hurricane Andrew and watched chipboard go from 7.00 a sheet to 30.00 in no time flat.Couldn't get the good stuff -just the stuff with black paint on it.
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One thing about World Panel is that they crate the order with some very useful sheeting like cheaper plywood or MFD boards that I used to protect my work table top or use as shelves. They did a good job protecting my order.

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Prices in my area. http://theworkbench.com/plywood.php#marineply
http://theworkbench.com/exotics.php

This is where I got the lumber for my little skiff. About a 2 hr drive. Looking at the prices it seems they are actually pretty much what I remember when buying the 1/4" and 3/8" BS1088 for that project in 2017
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Several years ago I started lucky pierre dory and Was taken aback by the prices of marine plywood. I read that Chris-craft used sign board in their boats. I have a friend who owns a sign shop and had him order all the plywood I would need. At the time it was cheaper than marine plywood and works just fine for me. What convinced me besides the obvious
(Chris-craft's use) was the signs are outside in the elements all of the time and remain in good repair. wayne
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