Questions tagged [chipboard]

Chipboard is the British English term for particleboard.

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Using only MDF or Plywood to make all furniture

Real timber is expensive. Making long sheets requires joining smaller planks using glue with dowel or biscuits. It also suffers from deformations due to humidity. Engineering woods like MDF and ...
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Box to cover consumer unit flush with wall - Backless with cutouts possible?

I have a consumer unit that is perfectly flush in the corner of my hallway, and I am wanting to build some kind of full height storage cupboard around it from 18mm melamine chipboard. I was initially ...
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What is stuck on chipboard to give wood appearance in flatpack furniture?

I have discovered that all the desks I own are chipboard. However, on the surface they look like real wood. I conclude that something has been stuck on the suface using glue to give this impression ...
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Is wood glue a good sealer to prevent water/moisture leakage?

Context. I'm trying to design cheap interior doors, for areas including the bathroom. Such doors will have hardwood frame and veneered plywood on the outside, but filled with chipboard. Goal. Make ...
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Back panels for wide cabinets

I want to build a free-standing cabinet for the kitchen but since it is my cabinet build, I am not very sure about being able to make a solid/stable cabinet without back panel. It will probably have 4 ...
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How do I repair chipboard for screws?

The bracket in the first image is holding a frame onto the bottom of a (Stiga) table tennis table. The other one (and some others) have broken off the table. I need to repair the chipboard as shown in ...
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