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    MDF vs Other

    I building a box and i found a couple of other woods that are a hell of a lot cheaper than MDF and i was wondering if cutting costs by buying some fiber board or anything like that would be worth it.



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    Re: MDF vs Other

    MDF is $16 per 4'x8' sheet at Home Depot here. That is cheaper than anything else I have seen except particle board which I wouldn't even use for firewood.



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    Re: MDF vs Other

    yea dude MDF is very strong dun use anything else just make sure u have a good saw and u set




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    Re: MDF vs Other

    You could use the fiberboard, but a couple of months down the road when it either crumbles or you get pissed and destroy it you will wish you used MDF instead.



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    Look what happend to my box i built, if i would of used mdf, i still probly could of used it




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    Re: MDF vs Other

    Eh, like other people said, your box could of use a little more bracing, and some resin wouldn't hurt!




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    The guys gunna use particle board lol.



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    Re: MDF vs Other

    Shut the hell up. I still a newbie at this ****, and I figured i would end up using the MDF, but i have a limited, very very very limited budget. and i'd like to cut costs any where i can.



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    Re: MDF vs Other

    Go ahead with paricle board if you want! MDF is just stronger. If you go with paricle board, I suggest lots of bracing, maybe some fiberglass resin to help strengthen the wood!




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    Re: MDF vs Other

    ONLY thing i would use if not MDF, is HDF!!!

    And i would imagine it cost more then MDF, being it's higher quality.

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    Re: MDF vs Other

    I used MDF board even being on a budget kept me below 25$. But I already had Nail gun n nails for it. I obught 8 by 4 sheet. And Liquid Nails.



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