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Looking for some opinions on MDO vs MDF for jigs. Hate working with MDF but if there are major benefits regarding longevity/ maintaining flatness etc.. I guess I'll suck it up.
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the MDO and HDO I've seen used for concrete forming isn't as smooth as MDF. But, it's lighter and the HDO is very durable.
I suppose that there are different brands/ manufacturers. Some might be smoother than others???
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The MDO I get has a plywood inside with a smooth covering. Nice stuff.

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