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Posted on Using MDF for furniture style projects

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 11:57 PM

MDF is an excellent substrate for marquetry and veneering in general as it is very flat and uniform and unlikely to move. Many fine furniture pieces are made with an MDF base but you’d never know it. For utilitarian pieces however I’d go with good paint grade birch.

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