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Forum topic by dpwalker posted 01-16-2013 12:26 PM 700 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dpwalker

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01-16-2013 12:26 PM

In my area MDF 3/4”X4’X8’ is roughly $32 a sheet. Seems expensive to me. Is that the norm around the country or am I just being cheap?

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Puzzleman

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#1 posted 01-16-2013 12:36 PM

That is a fair price. Here in MO it is $35.

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 12:43 PM

I just bought a 1/2” sheet at home depot yesterday, $28. $32 doesnt seem bad for a 3/4”.

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#3 posted 01-16-2013 01:43 PM

That’s what it goes for.

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#4 posted 01-16-2013 03:12 PM

What do you expect to pay?

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#5 posted 01-17-2013 12:17 AM

i agree with dpwalker,lots of people say mdf is cheap but i’ve always thought it was expensive.

i’ve bought 3/4” birch for $25-$26 a sheet and pine for $19 a sheet.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 01-17-2013 12:56 AM

The real cost of MDF is what it does to your tools and your lungs, ie. it trashes them both !

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dpwalker

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#7 posted 01-17-2013 02:13 AM

whitebeast88 that’s why I was asking. For about $10 more I can get a sheet of oak ply. I was expecting MDF to be much cheaper. I’ve never priced it before… live & learn.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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