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MDF - Natural

0.120 inches 0.240 inches

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What is it

A fine particle board consisting of fine Radiata pine fibres pressed into a panel with the addition of resin and wax.

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Design notes

MDF (medium density fibreboard) has a smooth sanded finish that is a pale brown color.

MDF engraves well to produce a crisp detail. To determine the optimum engraving depth for your design, we suggest prototyping or purchasing a sample of this material from out sample store.

For ideas on making with MDF check out this blog post

Typical uses

MDF is typically used in joinery and furniture applications instead of natural timber. It is suitable for modelmaking and prototyping.

Environmental info

Made from Radiata pine trees grown in sustainably managed forests and timber waste generated from other timber manufacturing processing.

Adhesives, joints & fastenings

Construction adhesives will bond boards well. Follow the adhesive manufacturer's instructions for application processes. Screw joints should be pre-drilled to avoid splitting.

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