Where do you buy your melamine-coated MDF

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Forum topic by Ripthorn posted 09-04-2012 12:25 PM 2845 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-04-2012 12:25 PM

I know that it isn’t wood or lumber, strictly speaking, but it is a project material. My local Lowe’s and Home Depot do not carry it (HD carries melamine coated particle board, but I don’t want that). Just curious to see where you get yours from.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#1 posted 09-04-2012 12:53 PM

I usually dumpster dive for shelves that are thrown out from local stores.

but I don’t use that much of the stuff.

-- Trying to find an answer to my son’s question: “…and forming organic cellulose by spinning it on its axis is interesting, why?”

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#2 posted 09-04-2012 08:53 PM

I’ve been told by lumberyard they can order it, if it’s a real need. Check there. Wait, that was phenyline coated ply. Did I spell that right?

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 09:26 PM

I can’t get it at all…..

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 10:27 PM

Why not just make your own? Not that hard.

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#5 posted 09-05-2012 12:16 PM

Howie, where do you get just the melamine? Is that something you can pick up a BORG or something?

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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