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Old 04-16-2012, 07:05 AM   #813
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Originally Posted by tgeliot View Post
What application are you thinking of? If it's somewhere where appearance matters and strength doesn't, then I agree, particle board or melamine or even high quality plywood would be better than OSB. But if you care about strength or resistance to occasional moisture, particle board is a poor choice.
I'm making cabinets for the garage and laundry room. I'm not concerned about the particle board since we've had a PB cabinet in the laundry room for 10 years and its still fine.

I already took the rest of the OSB back and replaced it with particle board for the other set of cabinets and the lockers I will be building. 4 coats on the inside and bottoms of the OSB carcasses and they still look crappy. Luckily I'm doing pine face and pine shaker doors that will paint and look nice.
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