While furnishings and accessories made of solid wood have been king for some time, plywood is experiencing a comeback. It does, after all, tick all the boxes—it's durable, economical, and sustainable. Despite these attractions, plywood hasn't gotten much respect in the past, but that may be changing. Many builders, renovators, and DIYers no longer view it only as an economical last resort, but rather as a go-to material. Particularly as solid wood becomes more expensive, design innovators are turning to plywood. Their original plywood creations prove that this material should be looked at as a first-rate choice for your next project. We've unearthed a multitude of new uses for the material, but first let’s take a look at a classic piece that put plywood on the map.