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Lazyman

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#1 posted 02-16-2020 05:05 AM

Is it bowed (curved along the grain) or cupped (curved across the grain)?

On a cupped board, sometimes you can dampen the cupped side with water and it will flatten out again. It may help to also apply a little bit of heat to the opposite side.

If there is bow along its length, you may be able to bend it while applying some heat with a heat gun. Bend it against a pipe gradually working along the length. It helps to keep the pipe hot as you work. Be careful to work slowly so that you don’t break the thin board.

YMMV

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