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MDF Cut to Size

MDF stands for medium-density fibreboard and is a man-made wood product used in place of solid wood. This is a versatile material with a smooth finish. Getting MDF cut to size is a great way to streamline a DIY project. We offer several different types of MDF board, including premium MDF, flame retardant MDF and moisture resistant MDF
 

Pre-Drilled MDF Panels

Save yourself time and reduce hassle by getting your MDF board pre-drilled where needed. Our pre-drilled MDF option is great to ensure a smooth and provisional finish. Let us know your specifications and we'll do the rest for you.
 

Order MDF Cut to Shape

Need something other than a rectangle? We can provide MDF boards in custom shapes as well. Just choose one of our preset shapes (including circles and ovals) or if you need something more bespoke, send us a sketch outlining what you need. Our team can also handle requests for cut-outs within the main board.
 

Why buy MDF cut to size online?

Reduce waste: Order exactly what you need and not a centimetre more! No odds and ends to dispose of, just the MDF you need for your project, already shaped and drilled.

Economical: With our precision cut to size MDF board, you pay for what you order, making getting your wood panels cut to size a great money-saving option.

Save time: Get started with your project as soon as your MDF arrives- with your panel already cut to size there’s no need to waste time with saws or drills. Eager to get started on your project as soon as possible? Just choose the next day delivery option in the checkout.
 

MDF Products

Premium MDF
Premium MDF
Cut to size from £0.30
inc VAT
Moisture Resistant MDF
Moisture Resistant MDF
Cut to size from £0.30
inc VAT
 
Flame Retardant B MDF
Flame Retardant B MDF
Cut to size from £0.30
inc VAT

What are the main advantages of MDF?

MDF has a number of advantages over other types of wood, that make it particularly suitable for certain types of projects. We’ve listed some of these below:
 
  • Smooth surface finish – MDF has a particularly smooth finish to its surface, giving it an aesthetic appeal that other types of wood may not possess to such a degree.
  • Uniform density – MDF’s uniform density makes it easier to work with and fit, and while it may not be as strong as plywood, its uniformity gives it other advantages – it cuts smoothly and evenly, for example.
  • Ease of machining – MDF is relatively easy to machine, making it ideal for larger jobs where extensive use of machinery is required. Its smooth surface allows cutting tools to glide smoothly across the material, resulting in precise and accurate cuts.
 

Is MDF cheaper than plywood?

 
In general, MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) tends to be cheaper than plywood, although the price difference can vary depending on factors such as where it’s purchased from, quality, and market conditions. Whilst MDF tends to be cheaper than plywood on average, it's essential to consider factors such as quality, application requirements, and availability when choosing between the two materials for a specific project.
 
 
 

Can you waterproof MDF for outside use?

 
While MDF is not naturally waterproof in its natural state, it is possible to waterproof MDF for limited outdoor applications with proper treatment and protection. Here are some steps you can take to treat your MDF for outdoor use:
 
  • Use Exterior Grade MDF – ensure you use exterior grade MDF, which is engineered with special additives and resins to improve its moisture resistance and durability.
  • Apply Waterproof Sealant or Paint - Seal the surface of the MDF with a waterproof sealant or paint designed for outdoor use. Apply multiple coats of the sealant. Make sure you are careful when working on the edges and corners, as these areas are more prone to moisture infiltration and damage.
  • Protect Edges with Edge Banding: Apply edge banding to the exposed edges of the MDF to provide additional protection against moisture ingress.
  • Use Waterproof Adhesives: Use waterproof adhesives, such as polyurethane or epoxy adhesives, for assembly and bonding of MDF components.
  • Provide Adequate Ventilation and Drainage: If using waterproofed MDF in outdoor applications such as furniture or structures, ensure adequate ventilation and drainage to prevent water accumulation and promote drying.