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ghost117
03-10-2012, 06:31 AM
Can i use laminated mdf to build my box?

pickup1
03-10-2012, 09:45 AM
Mdf thats has a lamination on it,or the wood itself is laminated?

ghost117
03-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Mdf thats has a lamination on it,or the wood itself is laminated?

MDF that has a lamination on it (both sides has it but its mdf)

pickup1
03-10-2012, 12:26 PM
Might want to be bare wood where it goes together to seal better...but why not...
Might want to glue/screw or nail it together.

wenn_du_weinst
03-10-2012, 12:42 PM
depends on the laminate. If it's like Melamine then no.

ghost117
03-10-2012, 01:10 PM
depends on the laminate. If it's like Melamine then no.

it looks like melamine.......cud u tell me why??

wenn_du_weinst
03-10-2012, 01:12 PM
the seams won't bond together.

DonH
03-10-2012, 01:15 PM
wont be able to bond, the glue that is. if it was one sided you could work through that but its both sides, no bueno

ghost117
03-10-2012, 01:28 PM
wont be able to bond, the glue that is. if it was one sided you could work through that but its both sides, no bueno

how about if i use a gasket silicone instead of glue for sealing it.........don't no jus asking lol

DonH
03-10-2012, 01:30 PM
how about if i use a gasket silicone instead of glue for sealing it.........don't no jus asking lol

still would not work, the way wood glue works is it seeps into the wood at the bonding seam creating shearing strength. with the laminate it blocks and inhibits the wood from seeping into the wood with the laminate. it does not matter about the seal right now, simply put the box will NOT hold as it is laminate. high pressure inside the box, vibration etc. would cause catastrophic failure