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12-29-2008 02:02 PM

warp control - 11 replies

What are the elements of controlling warp? I have had several projects (mostly box lids) that I used good, cured wood that was good when installed, but, later warped afterwards. Recently, I cut several pieces from the same big piece that has been cured for years (cherry). After I glued them together, 2 of the 4 pieces warped while the other 2...

12-23-2008 07:40 PM

problems during extreme weather shifts - 2 replies

I am almost finished with a box made from cherry, poplar and sweet gum. Most of the work was done during 60-70 degrees. After a sudden drop to the mid 20’s, several glue joints came loose and some of the pieces shrunk and others expanded. How do I allow for these weather shifts so as to prwevent this?

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