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 Post subject: Decent MFC
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Decent MFC... does it exist? If so, where can i buy some at a sensible price?

I want 8-9 linear metres, about 300mm wide, ideally 18mm.

Everything ive looked at so far seems to have a really thin melamine, with junk edges.
I want something half decent, as itll be used for building a vanity tye unit (bedroom, sink only) so not subject to steam etc like a bathroom...
Doors will probably be off the peg Ikea, or similar.

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 Post subject: Re: Decent MFC
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Ideally you would want to buy sone Egger or kronospan mfc. But It comes in large sheets and needs edge banding.

1 sheet would be enough as they are 2800 x 2070.

There are companies that will cut and edge for you.

https://www.cutwrights.com/new/home



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Hitch have a look at the Screwfix ones, they are great value and good quality for the price. I have just fitted one and it looks really nice. See http://www.screwfix.com/c/bathrooms-kit ... anityunits

Not worth making your own at that price for cabinet and sink.

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Trouble is it wants to be a certain size, all the off the peg ones are too deep so need butchering anyway, plus change the doors.
Sink I've got, top I've got too.

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Another vote for Egger, here. Kronospan is OK, as is Caber, but Egger tends to chip out less on the edges if you blade isn't 100% I've found. Avoid the cheap and nasty stuff sold by the big box stores if you want the best.

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