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Fullsize cabin wood material question
« on: November 06, 2017, 04:56:55 am »
My first ever arcade project - bartop - is reaching its end, and im now planning a fullsize cabin.

I have lots of stuff gathered, like controls, buttons, power, computer allready setup with HyperSpin and Rocketlauncher etc. but im thinking about woodwork.

I made my bartop with plywood, thickness 15mm.

Local stores have lots of 12mm plywood but im thinking it might be a bit too narrow/tight on thickness? 

Fiberboard is also alternative ofc but it makes a big mess when working on it and is not that good material compared to plywood.

What do you think about the material AND the thickness?

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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2017, 10:39:52 am »
Pine logs. At least 8"-10" in diameter. Watch out for that fever!
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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 12:08:59 pm »
Pine logs. At least 8"-10" in diameter. Watch out for that fever!
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I got today 2 sheets  of plywood ~2400 x 1200, one 18mm, other 15mm. So this is decided.

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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2017, 12:29:18 pm »
You will never be able to build a cabin with that.

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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2017, 01:11:02 pm »
If you can think it up, someone has already done it:




Now I'm just waiting for someone to combine a fish tank with an arcade machine...  ;)
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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2017, 03:37:52 pm »
3/4" or 19mm is your standard wood thickness used in the amusement industry going back basically forever, this includes wooden bartops.
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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2017, 04:53:42 pm »
If you can think it up, someone has already done it:




Now I'm just waiting for someone to combine a fish tank with an arcade machine...  ;)

That is ---smurfing--- hideous.
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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2017, 04:58:38 pm »
Is there anything that hasnt been mamed yet?

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Re: Fullsize cabin wood material question
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2017, 06:12:47 pm »


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