A wood based panel made up of a core of softwood strips glued together. The strips can be up to 28mm wide and are placed edge to edge and sandwiched between veneers of softwood, hardwood or thin MDF or particleboard, glued under high pressure. The internal strips are generally made of light weight poplar wood or spruce.
It is often used to make doors, tables, shelves, panelling and partition walls. Due to the type of glues used it is normally used for interior applications.