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Offline RogerP

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MDF 1” Thick MDF Top
« on: November 19, 2018, 01:22 PM »
Is there anyone making MFT tops that are 1” thick MDF and are approximately 5’ x 3’.

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Offline ADKMedic

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Re: MDF 1” Thick MDF Top
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2018, 01:32 PM »
Does it need to be exactly 1" thick or "about" 1" thick? 

If "about" 1" thick is acceptable, I would just make my own using a sheet of 1/2" thick MDF, cutting it out into 2() 3'x5' pieces and gluing them together.

That's exactly what I did for my workbench top and it has worked out very well.  HOWEVER, it does not get used as an MFT top.

« Last Edit: November 19, 2018, 01:43 PM by ADKMedic »

Offline Roseland

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Re: MDF 1” Thick MDF Top
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2018, 01:34 PM »
If you do make one, be warned that the regular Festool clamps won't go through a 20mm hole in anything thicker than a normal top, unless you put a radius on the bottom.

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Offline RogerP

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Re: MDF 1” Thick MDF Top
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2018, 02:18 PM »
Andy and Andrew, thank you both for your input.