|Paul Beeney||31/07/2019 10:00:35|
|18 forum posts|
Can any one tell me were I can buy Mahogany sheet that is real thin ie 0.5 mm or thinner in the Surrey area please
|Malcolm Frary||31/07/2019 10:36:33|
|995 forum posts|
Unless you are incredily lucky by having a well stocked craft shop in your area, I expect that you will be looking at mail order. Look for "mahogany veneer". Most of the Amazon listings appear to be pre-glued for ironing onto surfaces.
A combination of balsa, mahogany stain (for colour) and wet rot wood treatment (to increase surface strength) from a large DIY store might be the best answer. Finding somebody who stocks balsa (or obechi) sheet locally would be an achievement these days.
1146 forum posts
Mahogany sheet 0.5 mm thick is available by mail order from i.a. Cornwall Model Boats (**LINK**) and The Model Dockyard (**LINK**). Both are reputable vendors that have been around for years, and from whom I would not hesitate a second to make an order.
Edited By Banjoman on 31/07/2019 10:44:46
Edited By Banjoman on 31/07/2019 10:45:06
|Ray Wood 2||31/07/2019 12:53:41|
2357 forum posts
Try Mantua Models at Windsor, I have used their 1.00mm extensively , and not a million miles from Surrey, but they do have a website. T you use waterbased varnish it looks like Teak, with oil based varnish just like Mahogany
|Roger Clark||31/07/2019 18:57:01|
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SLEC.ltd & Hobbies both do 0.8mm mahogany sheet
|Andy F||01/08/2019 20:23:30|
|56 forum posts|
Ebay. A good source for most things including mahogany veneer. Admittedly 0.6mm but...
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