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TungOil

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#1 posted 07-21-2017 01:33 PM

1/8” all around might be too much. You can estimate the wood movement using the calculator here, but without a moisture meter you would have to guess at the summer and winter MC:

http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/calculators/calc.pl?calculator=shrinkage

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"


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