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MANUFACTURED

BOARDS
M R F L A N N E RY
WHAT ARE MANUFACTURED
BOARDS?
Manufactured Boards are
manmade boards.

There are several types of


manufactured boards

Made up of sheet material form


TYPES OF MANUFACTURED
BOARDS

Chipboard
Plywood
MDF-Medium Density Fibreboard
HDF-High Density Fibreboard
Hardboard
OSB
Pineboard
ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES
Advantages
Large sheet sizes
Uniform thickness
Little waste
Stable
Cheaper

Disadvantages
Repair can be difficult
Edges require facing
CHIPBOARD
Components
Wood chips
Adhesives/Glue
Melamine

Manufacturing process
Wood chips are processed
Mixed with adhesives
Compressed into sheet form

Uses
Household uses
Carcases
Types Wardrobes
Plain/Melamine/Veneered
PLYWOOD
Components
Layers of veneers
Adhesives/Glue

Manufacturing process
Sheets of veneers
Layers in alternate directions
Odd number of layers. Why?

Uses
Furniture
Hoarding
Shuttering

Types
Standard/Marine/WBP
EXAMPLE
PROJECTS
L A M I N AT E D
ARMCHAIR
FIBREBOARD
Components
Small wood particles
Resin glue

Manufacturing process
Compression of wood particle
& resin glue
Veneers may be applied

Uses
Workshop
uses
Furniture
Drawing
boards
Types
MDF/HDF
HARDBOARD
Components
Small wood particle
Resin

Manufacturing process
Heat & compression of wood particles
Extracts water, leaving resins to adhere
Then sanded

Uses
Cabinets & Drawers
Clipboards
Pegboards

Types
Perforated/Textured
ORIENTED
STRAND BOARD
Components
Wood chips
Resin
Wax

Manufacturing process
Compression of woodchips & Wax
Resistant to water

Uses
Flooring
Timber frame houses
Shuttering
PINE BOARD
Components
Strips of pine
Glue

Manufacturing process
Strips of pine are cut
Glued together
Squared to suitable sizes

Uses
Furniture
MTW projects
Table tops
Counters
QUESTIONS & Names 3 Manufactured Boards?
ANSWERS
List two advantages?

List two disadvantage?

What does OSB stand for?

What board would you use for a drawer base?