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    which one to use ?

    box build weekend (aeroport) what wood should i use for 2-12" on about 5k dont want to use MDF not a fan of it Thanks in advance
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    Re: which one to use ?

    i guess birch..



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    Re: which one to use ?

    if it's a single baffle... the best you can get... I'm not sure what to call what type of birch that's readily available?




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    Re: which one to use ?

    I would strongly suggest avoiding HD because their wood isn't all that great and full of voids you may not see. I got my last birch from a local lumber company. It's actually baltic birch, came in 5x5 ft sheets, ended up buying two.



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    Re: which one to use ?

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    I would strongly suggest avoiding HD because their wood isn't all that great and full of voids you may not see. I got my last birch from a local lumber company. It's actually baltic birch, came in 5x5 ft sheets, ended up buying two.
    Yep... even the Lowe's here has better quality lumber than HD




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    Re: which one to use ?

    Pine is what I use 95% of the time. That "birch" is pine with a very thin birch veneer.

    Only time I buy the "birch" is when its on sale for $35 a sheet. It tends to be a little straighter.


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    Re: which one to use ?

    I've seen a few boxes made from pine....looks nice.



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    Re: which one to use ?

    So it could be made with pine I thought I've seen some saying they use pine , just wasn't sure




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    Quote Originally Posted by buckeyes#1 View Post
    So it could be made with pine I thought I've seen some saying they use pine , just wasn't sure
    What type of pine is best in .75 thickness?




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    Re: which one to use ?

    yeah 3/4 or i could double up and make it 1.5 , i just been reading about the birch sold today its not pure birch , theres no local lumber yards around here anymore




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