|Gerry Gander||28/02/2017 10:25:49|
|10 forum posts|
Has anyone made their own metal building board, if so, was MDF. With thin metal sheet stuck to it ?.
|Andy Green||28/02/2017 11:05:01|
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Hi bought a magnetic building board at Gaydon last year.
I have it on an old glass shower door to keep it flat. Also bought some 10mm * 3mm magnets and made some more clamps.
Its grrrreat to use the vernacular.
|James Green2||01/03/2017 07:55:41|
|59 forum posts|
I bought a sheet of mild steel 3mm thick for my build surface. You can get some really strong magnets on Ebay which you can glue to right angled corner brackets to make a jig.
1565 forum posts
A great idea but try not to make the mistake of someone I read about here some years back by a chap who found that the sheet of stainless steel he had bought was non magnetic.
|Delta Foxtrot||01/03/2017 16:16:07|
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|Yes, but I wouldn't stick it down in case diferential expansion causes it to bow. I use thin sheets of steel on top of a flat surface.
I think that mine is thinner tham 3 mm, probably 1.5 mm. This allows it to conform to a flat surface better than a thick piece.|
Edited By Delta Foxtrot on 01/03/2017 16:19:01
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