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post #16 of Old 09-15-2012
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Re: Seeking interior laminate advice

Originally Posted by baboon View Post
Also, lots of "wood" on newer boats is a thin veneer over ply or MDF. You have to be very carefull working with it as it can ben damaged by too much sanding or stripping. The trim pieces should be solid, but the larger flat areas, like the nav station top, could be very thin.
Plywood I can understand, but MDF? That's scary. That stuff won't stand up in a humid environment for any length of time.

See manufacturers MDF manual here. If any boat manufacturer is using it, they should be outed now!

Why are people happy to accept science which makes their life easier while rejecting science that makes their faith or beliefs more difficult?

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