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Sculptured Panels - Reed

Sculptured Panel - Reed Pattern: Yellow through-coloured MDF, coated with clear satin lacquer
  • Special order item in exact quantity required
  • Minimum thickness = 16mm
  • Pattern height = approx 8mm
  • Pattern repeats on all edges at size 2400x1200mm
  • Grooved or laminate balancer bonded to reverse
  • Reed shown in yellow through-coloured MDF, coated with clear satin lacquer


Reed is a series of parallel grooves of differing depths giving an interesting effect. With a width of 10-30mm and a difference between the highest and lowest points of approx 8mm, this pattern can be supplied as a single-layer or composite in minimum thickness of 16mm.

Although it is available in a range of materials and finishes, and can be produced in specific panel sizes & sets, Reed is typically supplied using coloured MDF in a standard panel size of 2400x1200mm

In detail

Because removing a lot of material from one side of any panel can cause it to cup towards the machined face, the panels are often ordered with a diamond pattern of relieving v-grooves machined into the reverse in order to help keep the panel as flat as possible.

Alternatively, a laminate can be bonded to the reverse or an additional panel such as 18mm MDF can be used in place of the laminate. This increases the overall thickness, but offers additional bulk to help with hidden fixings

This machined design repeats on a 2400x1200mm basis. However, we would advise against classing any design constructed of multiple layers of different colours as a repeating set


Technical details (general)

  • Construction:
    • Single or multiple layers of through-coloured MDF or other suitable raw material with one surface machined to a deep, repeating pattern
  • Pattern height:
    • Approx. 8mm
  • Standard thickness:
    • Minimum 16mm
  • Standard sizes:
    • Produced to order in bespoke sizes
  • Pattern repeat:
    • 2400x1200mm
  • Maximum size:
    • Determined by material used and quantity required
    • In principle, panels can be supplied up to 3600x1500mm, but not as a fully matched set (max. size subject to availability of required material)
  • Finishing:
    • All items can be supplied raw or coated with various coatings such as clear lacquer or oil