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Forum topic by Karen posted 06-26-2019 04:51 PM 283 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Karen

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06-26-2019 04:51 PM

I have some


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#1 posted 06-26-2019 05:36 PM

I love brevity but you might use a few more words, ;) I don’t know if layering will help or not. In my own experience, boards warp when left on the counter with moisture underneath. The moisture is trapped and as the top dries, the bottom swells. Keeping both sides clean and dry and standing the boards up to dry so both sides are exposed to the air works for me. You can rip & flip to make quartersawn panels which should be more stable but you still need to control moisture or they will still warp. Lastly, you can use a film finish to limit moisture penetration.

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#2 posted 06-26-2019 06:41 PM

Awesome! I need some!

(just kidding, I saw your other post ;-p)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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