How to fix a crack in MDF so it will support screws?

by Clhr
  4 answers
  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Apr 14, 2019

    Hi this is Peggy. Here are some instructions on fixing you cracked MDF so it will support screws. Good luck How to Repair Cracked MDF | Home Guides | SF Gate

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    Consequently, repairing cracked MDF is usually a simple matter. ... repairs, you should use one with structural strength if the repair has to hold screws or nails.

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  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Apr 14, 2019

    I would use wood filler.

  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Apr 14, 2019

    You could try gluing it with a gorilla glue or a P900 contractor's glue. MDF is a very soft product, not as good as plywood, so you may have to support the location you are drilling with a backing of a stud. Not sure what your project is..

  • Clhr Clhr on Apr 14, 2019

    Thanks everyone! I suspected I need to support the mdf with a piece of wood (after gluing crack) and you all have helped!