MDF core?

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Frog
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MDF core?

Post by Frog » Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:08 pm

a few questions:

Anyone use Plywood with MDF Core?

Known Issues?
Workability?
Tips & Tricks?

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Re: MDF core?

Post by jem » Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:00 pm

Bad idea for boat building: much heavier and you won't have the flexibility needed to shape the panels.
-Matt. Designer.

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Re: MDF core?

Post by neon14 » Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:49 pm

Plus if it ever got wet it will swell up. mdf soaks up water fast.

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Re: MDF core?

Post by Frog » Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:49 pm

thanks, I'll scratch that idea ...

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