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#1 posted 06-09-2009 09:07 PM

also, shorter boards are less impacted by small defects. a warp or cup in a board that is many feet long might be impossible to straighten. One trick is to cut most of your boards to rough lenght before jointing/planing if your goal is to keep lumber as thick as possible.

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