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Forum topic by criticaldistance posted 01-03-2015 06:14 AM 954 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-03-2015 06:14 AM

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Happy new year everyone! I’m new to woodworking so I wanted to get some advice from some more experienced people…

I want to make a couple torsion boxes, but my only issue is that they need to be 1 1/2” thick. that’s obviously not much. I ran across this:

does anyone have any experience with this stuff? the description says that it can support someone standing on it, which is way overkill for my purposes. what I DO want to do is skin it with some nice figured maple and mahogany edges.

any advice would be appreciated!

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#1 posted 01-03-2015 12:15 PM

The honeycomb is what’s used in hollow core doors. You are making it too complicated. Just use a hollow core door. Cheap, available every where and pretty much done.

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