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I'm building a pantry cabinet. The shelves will be 291/2" long by 15" wide. They'll hold assorted groceries...boxes, canned goods, spices. What would be best to use?
I was figuring 3/4" plywood...Would OSB or particle board work without warping?
They'll be painted.
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OSB is too rough and particle board will sag over time. 3/4 inch ply is the way to go. if you want them extra sturdy add a piece of 1x2 along the front edge to stiffen them.
 

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I'd suggest a reinforced plywood (edges set into a 1x) or 5/4 pine, or use 3/4" hardwood. Canned goods can get heavy
 
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