MDF people, why do you do this to me?

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Forum topic by skatefriday posted 06-30-2016 02:58 AM 562 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-30-2016 02:58 AM

Why is it that I can buy true 1/4” veneered MDF A4, but if I want A1 it’s 5.2mm?

I’m building doors and my Freud tooling won’t cut a 5.2mm slot. I need two sided 1/4”
material and I can’t find it.

Why are the lumber companies doing this? I don’t get it.

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#1 posted 06-30-2016 05:30 AM

Could you use a 3/16” slot cutter and make two passes?

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design

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#2 posted 06-30-2016 03:27 PM

Maybe but I don’t have one. The Freud set has worked well for door making.

The real question is what’s the point of doing 1/4” in A4 and 5.2mm in A1 and is there any supplier for 1/4” in A1?

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