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Old 01-03-2011, 12:27 PM   #1
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Default Insulate collar for mini-fridge?

I am going to add a collar to my fridge like this:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/fini...-swmbo-122962/



Do you think I should go with 2" lumber or 3/4" with foam board insulation inside? The 2" might be more structurally solid, but I am not sure about the insulating benefits of the foam board. Not sure if there is any noticable difference in r-value between the two options.

Any thoughts?

Thanks!

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Old 01-03-2011, 10:55 PM   #2
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Not exactly sure how you'll do this but 3/4" with foam will be more than strong enough (dependent upon your joints) and the foam (I suspect) would be superior to just 2x4 lumber.

My $0.02 of course.

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