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Subject: RE: Plywood vs. Particle (was Tolex)
From: "Tkacs, Ken" <Ken.Tkacs@...
Really? The conventional wisdom from my shop days was that particle board
was much stronger than an equivalent thickness of plywood, warped less, and
had a smoother surface upon which to laminate different coverings. That's
why it's used in so much 'cheapie' furniture, bookcases, etc. (okay, it
costs less, too).
I'd rather NOT work with particle board, as it tends to dull saw blades like
>>>WHY PARTICLE BOARD
>>>Antique Electronics in AZ carries Tolex at $10.00 a foot
(by 54" wide). They
are at www.tubesandmore.com or 602-820-
Thanks for the tip!