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Forum topic by Karda posted 08-17-2017 07:28 PM 532 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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08-17-2017 07:28 PM

I have some walnut and cherry blanks I want to use for a turning tool handle but I can’t drill on the lathe so I want to square ans split one. The blanks aren’t wet but they have been recntly cut, the cherry has been down about a monthe the walnut 3 or more not sure. My questiong is would they be ok to glue back together then turn thanks

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 01:23 AM

You could check with a moisture meter or use the general rule of thumb for air drying – one year per 1” of thickness.

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