Trim Plywood Edging Flush
Use hand planes to create a flush surface where solid-wood trim meets plywood
One challenge to overcome when applying solid-wood edging to veneer-grade plywood is creating a flush surface where the trim meets the plywood. In this video, furniture maker and woodworking teacher Mario Rodriguez demonstrates his technique, which requires two hand planes and a scraper. He shares tips for creating a seamless transition between trim and panel, and preventing damage to the delicate plywood veneer. For information on various plywood edge treatments, read Rodriguez’s article Six Ways to Edge Plywood or watch companion videos, Edging Plywood Made Easy or one on using a V-groove and solid-wood edging.