Materials

Material Spotlight - Mat Board

Material Spotlight - Mat Board

Mat board is quickly becoming one of our favorite materials to work with! Mat board is comparable to an extra thick cardstock - it’s typically about 055” thick. Mat board can be both engraved and cut. It typically engraves to be a light brown. When we cut/etch mat board, we cover the surface in a protective masking to help keep the surface clean. Mat board has color on one side and is white on the other side (normally with some sort of branding/text/grid.. Sometimes, mat board has a slight texture/tooth, but can also be smooth. Typically, mat board comes in 32” x 40” sheets.

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Material Spotlight - Veneered Plywood

Material Spotlight - Veneered Plywood

Veneer is a thin layer of wood that is applied to a thicker (typically less expensive wood), like plywood. There are a variety of different types of veneered plywood, but the common ones include: maple, red oak, white oak, pecan, teak, and walnut. We stock 1/8” thick walnut, cherry and red oak, but can special order the others (including 1/4” thick) if needed for a project.

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