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    Making a plain MDF box look nice

    OK I am currently having two boxes made. One for comps and another for daily driving. I don't want just a regular carpeted box. I want it to look nice. I have seen some nices boxes here on caraudio. Some wooded boxes had some stuff added to it that made the box look king of like granite. I want to keep this simple. Things I can buy at home depot that are cheap but will make the box nice. Any suggestions and pics of nice boxes please post them here.







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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    its like a sticker type deal u can get at home depot, **** i cant think of the name..



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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    sand the mdf untill it shines. yes you can do that.




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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    Route the edges.

    Paint with fleckstone paint, from home depot.

    Maybe carpet and do some inserts underneath the carpet to put in a symbol or something of the like?





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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    Quote Originally Posted by azbass
    sand the mdf untill it shines. yes you can do that.
    Indeed.

    I used a roundover bit on all the edges, and sanded it with 120-600grit...in steps. It was so **** smooth, and it shined.

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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    any pictures? i wanna see a shiny mdf box




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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    Quote Originally Posted by Jameseypoo
    any pictures? i wanna see a shiny mdf box
    I'll look. That is the one setup I didn't tak any pictures of though, it kind of makes me sad ... was *******... for my 18XXX.

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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    that looks **** good if u ask me..




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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    that looks really nice...didnt know you could sand mdf to look that way



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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    so youre saying that box rite there isnt coated?? dayummmm i like how the port is sanded



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    Re: Making a plain MDF box look nice

    that gives me ideas ... I was buying a router anyways, I'll have to get a sander too



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