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Building AV-3S enclosure tomorrow....Should I use MDF?

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by JamesThompson, Jan 3, 2004.

  1. JamesThompson

    JamesThompson Active Member

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    I'm finally over my case of the flu and will begin construction of my enclosure for a GR AV-3S bookshelf unit tomorrow. Is MDF the best material for the enclosure?
     
  2. Wayne Ernst

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  3. JamesThompson

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    Wayne: That was the thread that prompted my questions on using MDF. [​IMG]

    I have plenty enough MDF left over from my sub build to complete the enclosure. I just wanted to be sure there is no down-side (other than weight) to using MDF for mains/surrounds/centers.
     
  4. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Moderator
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    MDF requires more work in terms of finishing its exteriors if you care about that area (requiring paint or veneer).
     

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