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Posted on Is all Baltic Birch the same?

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rustfever

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#1 posted 07-08-2017 06:30 PM

My local hardwood dealer sell both Baltic Birch brand and Chinese imitation ‘Baltic Birch’.

My findings: true Baltic Birch is very stable, but I’ve found the Chinese version to be subject to warping.

I frequently use the BB for making jigs. When using the Knock-Off product, I’ve had trouble with the jigs twist and warp.

Therefore, I always insist upon BB and no longer use the knock-off stuff.

-- Rustfever, Central California


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