OSB: Pros, Cons of Using Oriented Strand Board Out in the Open. Debbie and Olivier's Venice, CA home, which we featured in in a tribute to minimalist and thoughtful living. Their modest renovation includes kitchen cabinets made out of OSB.
Use scrap plywood or oriented strand board to make shelves that fit snugly between the corner studs and support them with cleats. These corner shelves are perfect for storing smaller items such as glues, oils, waxes and polishes,
Rim Board Nordic rim boards are 1-1/8-inch thick oriented strand board (OSB) structural panels, equivalent to APA Performance Rated Rim Board Plus. Rim boards are available in I-joist compatible depths, from 9-1/2 to 24 inches.