Best plywood for cabinets

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05-30-2009 05:33 AM

Hey guys,

What is, in your opinions, the best type of plywood for cabinets, large furniture, that will be painted.

Where is the best place to purchase it?



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#1 posted 05-30-2009 05:45 AM

Hey Chris
The best plywood for paint grade work is MDO sign board it take paint well and is very durable.
I’m not sure were you can buy it in your area but most lumber companies carry it or can order it.

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#2 posted 05-31-2009 02:57 AM

I use 3/4” birch that can be bought at any of the big stores. It is already pretty close to smooth so not much sanding is needed to get it ready for paint.

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