5% OFF orders £50+ with SPRING24 | Winter Clearance - Up to 30% off

£0.00
Configure Options
Qty: 1
Order a Sample
Show Visualiser

MDF Board Cut To Size

Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
989 reviews
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
5 stars
(890)
4 stars
(51)
3 stars
(15)
2 stars
(9)
1 star
(24)
£2.00 Inc. VAT
Order a Sample

MDF sheets from Cut My are a versatile, affordable and smooth sheet material great for a range of applications. Select from our range of MDF types to suit your project needs - melamine MDF for a prepainted surface ready for assembly, veneered MDF when you want the look of real wood, moisture-resistant MDF for high humidity areas, and fire-rated MDF when safety is key.

Available cut-to-size or in full sheets up to 8'x4', our MDF boards are suitable for everyone from DIYers to skilled tradesmen. With a consistent smooth surface and density, MDF can be painted, wrapped, laminated or stained with ease.

Get high-quality MDF sheets at a competitive price. Buy your custom-cut MDF online today or get an instant quote for bulk orders. For versatile and durable MDF boards, trust our selection and precision cutting service. Achieve your vision while saving time with precut project-ready MDF.

More product info

Free Delivery
Orders Over £250
Low Prices
Shop Smart & Save
mm
Min: 100mmMax: 2440mm
mm
Min: 50mmMax: 1220mm

Approximate Weight: 9.46 g

Free delivery when you spend £250+

Estimated delivery: from Check My Postcode

Collect from BN5 9XR: -

Order now for (If eligible)

£2.00 Inc. VAT
In Stock

5% OFF when you spend £50+ - Use code SPRING24 in basket

 

Details

As an inexpensive option, our MDF wood is a popular and adaptable material that is made up of small strands of mixed hard and softwood, combined with resins and wax to produce a hard-wearing but lightweight panel.

MDF wood has a smooth surface that makes it perfectly suited to painting or applying veneers and thin laminates, resulting in a great finish. MDF sheets are available in a range of thicknesses and sizes and can be machined easily for a limitless range of shapes to suit any project. As such we are easily able to provide MDF cut to size, to suit a variety of projects. 

Additionally, our MDF sheets take well to most adhesives and paints, so it’s great for customizing for different projects, and it’s easy to fabricate and fix with screws, nails, or glues. The light and smooth surface make it easy to mark up for cutting or sanding down, and MDF sheets can be cut to various shapes and forms with ease using an electric saw, router, or handsaw.

Applications & Uses

Here are some common uses for MDF:

Pros of MDF

  • Affordable compared to natural woods
  • Consistent smooth surface
  • Stable and resists warping
  • Easy to machine and work with
  • Holds screws and glue well
  • Versatile for many interior applications
  • Made from recycled materials

Cons

  • Not as strong as natural solid wood
  • Heavy and dense
  • Can sag over time if not properly supported
  • Absorbs moisture and swells if exposed to water
  • Contains formaldehyde resin (low emission varieties available)
  • Can dull cutting blades faster than wood
  • Doesn't have a natural wood grain pattern

MDF Specifications

Material MDF
Finish Unfinished
Thicknesses 3mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm, 22mm, 25mm
Maximum Sheet Size 2420mm x 1220mm
Minimum Sheet Size 100mm x 50mm
Fire Rating Euroclass D
Moisture Content 5-9%
Manufacturers Tolerances +/- 10 % plus 0.4mm (e.g. 5mm cast sheet could vary from 4.1mm to 5.9mm)
Cutting Tolerances +/- 1mm

Frequently Asked Questions

What does MDF stand for?

MDF stands for medium-density fibreboard and is an engineered wood-based sheet made by bonding together wood fibres with a synthetic resin adhesive and pressure.

Can I cut MDF by hand?

It is possible to customise your MDF sheeting by cutting it into shape and is a fabulous way to get it to fit around any nook and crannies in your home. We have written a guide for cutting MDF yourself, or we can do it for you, just let us know before placing an order.

How strong is MDF?

MDF is not very strong as it is a compression of multiple fibres, however, it is very dense and durable. As a rule, if you require a sheet to hold a large weight, order a larger thickness, or contact us and we can assist you directly.

Can I paint on MDF?

Often chosen for its inexpensive cost as a furniture board, MDF can be painted to add some character or personality to any piece. We have written a guide to assist you in painting your MDF.

Can you waterproof MDF?

You can create waterproof MDF by adding a high-quality wood sealant, varnish or stain or moisture-resistant paint so that your project can withstand threats of moisture and humidity. For applying any paint or coating please see our paint guide.  

What are the best screws for MDF?

To screw into MDF you will require specific screws to prevent splitting. We recommend using screws that are purposely made for MDF as generic screws may damage the sheeting.

Does MDF warp?

MDF is prone to warping and bending when moisture is concerned. That could be a result of liquid affecting the sheet, or even from an uneven temperature causing bowing and warping.

Delivery depends on the size of your order

Reviews

Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
4.8 / 5 989 reviews
Customer, 17th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
2 ITEMS DELIVERED 1 WAS DAMAGED DUE TO INADEQATE PACAKAGING DURY REPLACED. EXCELLENT TOP QUALITY PRODUCT
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Carolyn L., 16th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
These shelves are quite heavy and strong, and you can tell they're going to last for decades. The quality of the cutting and precision of following my order were absolutely worth the price.
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Kevin O'Donnell, 16th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
The shelves are high quality and look amazing! Fast delivery and excellent service!
Verified, Collected by Cut My
A. Towers, 16th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Excellent. All my requirements met. Arrived quickly and safely packaged.
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Graham, 15th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
One shelf wasn't made correctly, despite multiple contact the company has failed to resolve the issue
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Mr Julian Nunn, 14th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Really good to order things to be cut accurately. It just costs a lot to do. If prices were less I would probably order more.
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Customer, 14th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Exactly what I ordered
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Elaine, 14th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Found it very useful. Cut to the exact size with pre-positioned drill holes.
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Drena Irish, 12th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
so pleased I found this company, shall be using them again soon
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Bruce Watts, 12th April
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Star Rating
Really good, prompt service Packaging was damaged and a 'witness mark' was visble on suface of board, however, light sanding removed this - next time will ask for laquered
Verified, Collected by Cut My
Customer Services

We're Here to Help

Our Help Centre is available 24/7 to explore FAQs, discover DIY ideas and advice, and even ask our community of fellow DIY enthusiasts.