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#1 posted 08-14-2018 10:32 AM

All the advice above is sound. I have used sanding sealer on DF before turning, a heavy coat of the sanding sealer tightens the grain and helps with the chipping. It dose not stop it but it helps. Also high speeds and lighter cuts can be helpful as well .

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