Angus, Woodstalk is lighter than MDF by about 20%. It doesnt swell like particle board if it gets wet. This product is made from wheat straw and polyurethane. There are different grades of Woodstalk. One was designed to replace wood as an underlayment; another is designed to replace drywall. None are designed specificly for use in furniture building, but it works out well for many applications. As far as price goes, I know in the Detroit area a 4' x 8' x 3/4" sheet retails for $15 at HD, so it is far cheaper here than MDF. Nothing will ever replace wood, and this is not for all types of projects. It does take paint well and is suitable for use in many projects.
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Last edited by Mike; 03-05-2005 at 10:27 AM.