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  1. Design & Plans
    Hello, my first post here, I'm not a wood worker, but I'm a handy guy so I like to make sure I get an opinion from experts or people with experience. I'm inspired by this shelf to build something similar for my room. My plan so far is to get 1x2 pine boards from HomeDepot to make the frame and...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi! I have a small workshop and want to growth that, So i decided to create some curved cabinet doors and i want to know is it possible to create curved doors like below picture ? https://www.woodworkingtalk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=392811&thumb=1
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, Which screw is the best to use on MDF please, a wood screw or a chipboard screw? It's for a small repair job and I need the maximum hold capability but without creating a split in the MDF. Maybe if I drill a pilot hole, it won't split with the standard wood screws? Thanks, Zara
  4. Design & Plans
    Good morning. I want to tell you this story. Once I set out to remodel my house, then I started surfing the internet looking for information and it was at that moment I found an excellent site related to construction and decoration. Next I show you a brief preview about the site: MDF Acoustic...
  5. Design & Plans
    We're making a high gloss lacquered MDF panel (18mm MDF). - the panel is going to be wall hanging On that panel I'd like to hang approx 30kg+ of TV. 1. Would hanging the TV be problematic? 2. Would I need special screws/ anchors for the job? 3. Or would it be better to go with something...
  6. Project Showcase
    Fed up with untidy bottles of loo cleaner etc and the odd toilet roll laying around in our downstairs toilet, I decided to build a corner cupboard to house it all. Simple MDF back and shelves, with a nice oak face frame and door to give it a bit of class and to give me something to make ! The...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm a member of another forum for musicians. Regularly a newbie (like me here) posts a question asked and answered 10K times before. I don't want to be that jerk to you experts here. I did try searching this first. I will glady accept etiquette lessons here as I'm new and don't know...
  8. Design & Plans
    Hi there, Newbie to the forum and amateur woodworker. I have a project on my hands to do a 'Doors of Durin' archway and I'm looking for a little help on it. The design is attached, as well as a picture of the doorway, above which it will be placed. This is to be fixed to a wall, it's almost...
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm building a tv media console using 3/4" MDF and plan on covering it in some 10mil backing PSA veneers. I decided to go with PSA because this is my first time working with veneers. I thought I was ready to put the veneers on when I had a terrible thought. I know that if you only cover one side...
  10. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm a novice woodworker / cabinet builder and I recently built this vent hood over my stove out of MDF with a 3/4 x 4 inch frame. As you can see in the picture most of the corners are mitered at a 45 degree angle, with the front face lower angle at 125 degrees. The joints are not glued, or...
  11. Design & Plans
    Something like this: http://i.imgur.com/F781g.png Right now my plan is grab some ultralight MDF, cut the pieces out, and nail them together with a nail gun. Then I'll apply some black laminate/formica and glue it on with wood glue. I was hoping someone with more experience my tell me any...
  12. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everone, Have a question for you all regarding MDF and paint. I'm going to build some shelves for our pantry, I would like to use MDF and put a nice roundover on the facing edge. My question is I want to paint them white but I'm a little confused about the MDF and "liquid" specifically...
  13. Trim Carpentry & Built-Ins
    I've made some closet space in an attic kneewall. So far it's just open cabinets made of 1/2" MDF, but I'd like to put some drawers in some of them. The drawers would be 30" wide and 24" deep. Would the MDF be able to hold this? What type of material would you recommend for the drawers? Thanks...
  14. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi I'm hoping someone with much more experience than i have might be able to tell me the best way to approach this: I'm trying to build a number of Counter Display Units about 20 in total to hold CDs 20 cds length (250mm height 275mm width 150mm approx) 4 titles on 4 tiers, i've inculded what i...
  15. Design & Plans
    Hello, I'm going try to build a guitar speaker cabinet out of MDF in 3/4 I was going to use Baltic birch but the cost in a little to high for me anyway my question is can rout the edge of MDF board once its all together using a round over bit? or will it chip up or splinter? I ask this because I...
  16. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I have been trying to find a different material than MDF to create a large bending form for laminate bending. Any suggestions? I remember reading something about working with construction foam, but cannot find the post and since I don't have any experience with building houses and materials...
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