Latest Discussions : Tools & Workshop

TracyRE

07:09AM | 11/03/05
Member Since: 09/02/04
3 lifetime posts
What's the general consesus on using MDF to build kitchen cabinets? It's relatively cheap, easy to machine, paintable. Is it strong enough? What is the best joining method - screws? dowels? rabbets?. Please share share your experiences. All input is appreciated.

cabmakersk

08:03PM | 01/03/06
Member Since: 01/02/06
25 lifetime posts
I have been working with mdf for years number one thig is to use 3/4" and the best grade posible. yellow glue ,pre driled #8 wood screws,and biscuit are the best also try to have horizontal pices suported as they can sag


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