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A long-exposure of a man sitting at an Ecosium Sustainable Flat-Pack plywood desk with a mint green weatherboard wall, wooden floor, and a laptop and desk lamp on the desk

Why plywood makes such great flat-pack furniture

Plywood is a wonderful material for the creation of flat-pack furniture. Its strength, sustainability, durability, consistency and aesthetics are so closely aligned with what you want from flat-pack furniture, it’s almost like it was designed just for that purpose! Let's dig into why.
Closeup of Australian Hoop Pine plywood parts being cut out on a CNC machine

What is most Flat-Pack furniture made of in Australia?

The type of wood used in flat pack furniture varies greatly depending on the brand, the manufacturer, and the cost. Unfortunately, there’s often no easy way to tell what’s inside of your furniture just by looking at it. But we've put together a few tips which will help!