What is the definition of masonite?

Answer Masonite is the trademark for a building material that uses pressurized wood chips to make "hardboard" sheets. It was developed by William H. Mason in the early 1920s as an experiment to reduce was... Read More »

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What is masonite siding?

Masonite siding is siding---shingles/boards used on building exteriors to protect against rain and other elements---made from a processed wood fiber product invented in the United States in 1924 ca... Read More »

What is the weight of 14 masonite?

A sheet of 1/8" masonite weighs .59lbs/sq. foot or 18.88lbs/sheet. (.59 x 32sq.ft)

What is a masonite board?

A masonite board is a board made out of processed wood chips. It is used for a variety of purposes but mostly for construction work. It is used for the bottom of wedding cakes, and it is also used ... Read More »

What was used before Masonite was invented?

In 1924, engineer and inventor William H. Mason, a former apprentice to Thomas A. Edison, was conducting experiments to find a replacement for plywood. As a result of those experiments, he invente... Read More »