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Forum topic by bennie posted 08-03-2009 08:48 AM 1115 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bennie

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08-03-2009 08:48 AM

Can somebody suggest the best way to support a 8mm. glass insert into an existing wooden top.
I would like to hear which is the best way to support the glass as the wood is veneered on mdf.
It needs to be strong and good looking.
Bennie,
Israel.


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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 08-03-2009 03:52 PM

Bennie, A photo of your table would help a lot to see what you have and to help make suggestions for.

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bennie

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#2 posted 08-03-2009 05:18 PM

Kindlingmaker, the table is a plain sheet of oak veneer on mdf. Their are no obstuctions. I was thinking of routing out the area required and then rabbeting a profile with a 8mm. height and placing this frame against the walls of the cutout. Does this make sense?

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 08-03-2009 05:27 PM

I’m not sure if MDF expands, or shrinks, but I’d allow for movement, maybe 1/8” total.

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