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Old 13th March 2009, 07:00 PM   #1
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Hi all, sorry if this has been done but a search didn't turn up anything. I am adding another layer to the rear of my horns using mdf and would like to keep the mdf finish. What could I use to seal the mdf without changing the look of it.
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Old 13th March 2009, 07:05 PM   #2
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It would be nice to see pictures of what you want to modify...
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Old 13th March 2009, 07:15 PM   #3
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Hi domtw, thats another story, I have started a thread about my horns in the fullrange section, its the Scalford horn. At present I just would like some info on what I can use to seal the mdf. I will post pics when the front baffle has been changed from the rough piece of mdf to something a bit nicer to look at. oh go on then have a look.
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Old 13th March 2009, 07:26 PM   #4
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Shellac. Use dewaxed, and according to a woodworker mate, it can be painted over later if you choose.
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thanks I will look into that
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The shellac, which I use on MDF, will darken the MDF quite a bit. But it is a good sealer.
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Old 14th March 2009, 01:50 AM   #7
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You could also use B-I-N primer (shellac based) color tintable and/or paint them in case you tire of the DIY look.
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Old 14th March 2009, 02:27 AM   #8
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Clear polyurethane is an excellent sealer.
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Old 14th March 2009, 02:54 AM   #9
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Hi
your camera has a lot a barrel distorsion, that MDF looks bent
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