58141Re: [bolger] Re: MDO and stitch-and-glue
- Jul 20, 2008How many sheets are in a unit?
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 9:03 PM, Jon & Wanda(Tink) <windyjon@...> wrote:
> Oly ply makes Signal in 5/16ths and 1/4" you just have to buy a whole
> unit if someone else hasnt and is selling sheets.
> --- In email@example.com, "John and Kathy Trussell"
> <jtrussell2@...> wrote:
> > I used MDO to bulid a 19 foot stich and glue Michalak design a
> couple of years ago and it has held up nicely. I think someone build
> a gold plater version of Micro several years ago with MDO, but that
> is not s&g.
> > I view MDO (and I am speaking of Signal MDO) as a multi veneer
> plywood with the outer veneer being the overlay. The overlay itself
> is some sort of paper product which has been saturated with glue and
> is somewhat tougher than a wooden veneer. I think that if you are
> satisfied that epoxy and tape will stick to a layer of epoxy and tape
> (which is what the second layer of tape does on stitch and glue) you
> shouldn't worry about MDO.
> > Signal is very nice stuff with minimal voids and very uniform
> quality. I cut up 17 sheets of it with skill saw and saber saw. I
> planed on it with hand and power planes and sandedit with everything
> from a side grinder to hand. Throughout, it stuck together and I
> found no flaws. My only knock on MDO is that 3/8's is the thinnest
> size available. Otherwise, I recommend it without reservation.
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