LumberJocks

Reply by EricTwice

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Planing cutting boards but not coming out right?

View EricTwice's profile

EricTwice

248 posts in 980 days


#1 posted 05-04-2017 02:57 AM

A plainer does not make things flat. It makes the 2 sides parallel. No matter how many times you run it through it will still have the same warp. In fact it may get worse.

Mark the high area and remove it with a hand-plane.

If you have a joiner, set it to take off about 1/32. Sprinkle sawdust on the table and nest the board into the dust so that it feels solid. the dust is your shim. it will support the low areas and you can get a true cut without taking much off. (yes, I have a 12 inch joiner, but don’t be jealous of me My friend Rick has one that’s 24 inches wide)

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com