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Forum topic by bhack posted 12-17-2009 06:31 AM 806 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-17-2009 06:31 AM

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I am looking for the name of the material that is waterproof and used for making signs, etc. I have seen signs and “yard art” made from it but have not been able to find the name to shop for. Anyone have any ideas as to the name? I think it come in 4’ x 8’ sheets and is usually white in color and is man made.

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#1 posted 12-17-2009 07:26 AM

Norm used some sheet goods on his show, NYW, which was called MDO, medium density overlay, he said they made signs out of it and was waterproof, he used it on painted outdoor projects.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#2 posted 12-17-2009 07:43 AM

You can buy MDO good 1 side or g2s meaning the smooth papered side is on 1 or both for signage. But it is brown. I’ve used this for columns on a residence and frames for window well covers. It holds up very well outside.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#3 posted 12-17-2009 06:04 PM

You can get pre primed MDO that is an off white or very light gray color. YOU Can also get PVC plastic in sheets. But as was mentioned, you’re probably looking for Sintra.

-- Gerry,

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