Sourcing 18mm thick Oak effect Melamine Faced Chipboard

10 Apr 2008
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United Kingdom
I need to construct (or more accurately, get someone else to construct) a wall mounted cabinet for my kitchen. I want it to match as closely as possible the existing cabinets that it will be placed next to. It turns out that they are non-standard sizes for UK so can't just by a cabinet off-the-shelf so I thought I would buy the material myself (luckily I have a matching door already).

The existing cabinets are made from 18mm thick Melamine Faced Chipboard, finished with an Oak effect. I am having trouble finding this anywhere in my local area (Oxford)! I've tried Wickes, Homebase, B&Q, and Jewson. Wickes is the closest with 15mm thick Oak effect MFC, but not 18mm.

Does anyone have any good suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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try travis perkins or alsfords if you have 1 near you,
does it have to be chipboard?i know you can get veneered mdf at that size,coz i had some in beech effect a few months ago from travis(pre ordered).
I got Oak faced MDF in the end (proper Oak, not melamine) as I just couldn't find the original material.
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