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Did you know there were so many kinds and types of wood available in the market? For your convenience, I have categorized them all on the basis of their origin, so you have a rough idea of what this project is going to cost you as well, because where the wood comes from could decide the quality and price of the same. So take your pick!

Remember, the cost of wood depends primarily on the quality and inherent sustenance characteristics, and secondly on its origin and availability in the market. So check the parameters of the wood type. You're considering to see if it suits your specific needs.

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WOOD SUBSTRATES

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  • Plywood Boards

    It is divided into two categories: marine and commercial. Marine is suitable for any pigmented finishes from NC, AC, PU or PE category of products in matt or gloss variant. Commercial version is made of young soft wood, which is extremely porous and unsuitable for painting, thus, is used for lamination jobs and building carcasses.

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  • HDF

    Suitable for any pigmented cycle from NC, AC, PU & PE category of products in matt or gloss variant, after treating it with adequate Insulator coat to lower its absorption capabilities. It is important to inquire about the board’s density at the time of purchase; it is always recommended to buy a board with density above 750g/c.

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  • MDF

    Suitable for any pigmented cycle from NC, AC, PU & PE category of products in matt or gloss variant, after treating it with adequate Insulator coat to lower its absorption capabilities. It is important to inquire about the board’s density at the time of purchase; it is always recommended to buy a board with density above 750g/c.

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  • Particle & Chip Boards

    Not suitable for any painting process, as the substrate is porous and low on density. Thus, it is extremely unstable for painting. Shrinkage with time and an uneven painted surface could be the major issue.