Using Contiboard For A Baseboard?

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Re: Using Contiboard For A Baseboard?

Postby MickleoverTestTrack » Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:37 am

With regards to plywood; quality birch plywood is better than the cheap hardwood ply you get in the chain DIY stores.

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Re: Using Contiboard For A Baseboard?

Postby RAF96 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:42 pm

Birch plywood is superb but due to its quality of wood and waterproof adhesive can be hard to work. Try cutting qty 64 x 4” diameter lightening holes in 18mm thick birch ply. It gave my power saw a workout as well when cutting off 150 mm wide strips for baseboard framing. The formaldehyde glue stinks when heated by power tools - not nice, so wear a fume filter mask.

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