Replacing Medicine Cabinet Shelves

Old 01-16-22, 01:43 PM
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Replacing Medicine Cabinet Shelves

I have 3 shelves in my medicin cabinet that have "bosed" over the years. They appear to be pressed wood and each shelf is 27 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1/2" (actual)

I was looking for the right material to replace these. Seems I can find the size in the wood moulding area, pvc trim boards or melamine, but it seems the composite materials may be more prone to "bowing" under weight than real wood.

What would be the best material to use for replacing the medicine cabinet shelves?
Old 01-16-22, 02:10 PM
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Take your shelf measurements to a commercial glass store. They will make you some nice glass shelves.
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Yrs ago [different house] I used painted plywood. It will bow but if you empty/clean the cabinet every so often and flip the boards it will take longer for the bow to be an issue.

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