Particle board vs MDF

Particle board is a type of manufactured wood.The particles that are referenced in this wood’s name are comprised of a collection of wood shavings and scraps that are granulated and blended with a resin before being pressed and extruded into a board form.

Low Cost
Perfect for Ready-Made Furniture
Low Strength - Cannot Support Heavy Loads
Not as Eco-Friendly as Wood Furniture
Expands or Discolors Due to Moisture

MDF is with inexpensive and fairly durable advantages, medium density fiberboard is a good choice for practical projects like shelving and storage cabinets.

Low Cost
Very Smooth, No Splinters
Easy to Paint
Easy Cutting
Denser and Stronger than particle board
Composed of Small Wood Fibers So There is No Wood Grain
MDF is Dense, Making it Heavy
Cannot Be Stained