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Forum topic by Lalaland posted 11-23-2010 02:17 AM 1171 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-23-2010 02:17 AM

Was in the local Lowes today thinking of making a shooting board. Looking at the plywood choices they have I figured that none of the general plywoods would be suitable for a shooting board. They do have birch, not baltic birch, and luan plywood. Are either one of those suitable for shooting boards? I know baltic birch is commonly used and MDF (David Charlesworth). Any thoughts?

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#1 posted 11-23-2010 04:43 AM

mdf and oak best choice if no oak then poplar or maple
birch is fine more layers the better 7 is is common and in my mind be fine

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#2 posted 11-23-2010 03:16 PM

What a strange question… I think you can shoot any board as long as you aim carefully.

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