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Old 01-18-2013, 08:21 AM  
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Hey all - I am going to be building a custom closet. What is the best wood to use?


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Are you talking about shelving, or walls or both?


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Really shelving Neal. Both vertical and horizontal pieces.
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Some people line the whole closet with cedar.
If your painting the shelves I would use mdf. But that depends on how fancy you want to get.
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HMM. MDF. Didn't think of that. I know it is paintable. Do the edges route well if I went to get a little fancy?
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Mdf routers like butter, the cut edges do soakup paint and need to be sanded between coats but it is nice to work with.
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Great thanks Neal. Hadn't thought of mdf for some reason. It's a lot cheaper that the pone shelving at Home Depot.


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