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What is Wood Movement? See what happens when wood can't move

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Blog entry by WoodshopTherapy posted 10-19-2018 10:32 AM 1152 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This video shows a table that was destroyed by wood movement. The repairs that were done over the years prevented the wood from moving. See what wood movement does and how to prevent issues when you’re working on furniture.

https://youtu.be/T7ttN-YbrHY

Let me know what you think. Scott Bennett

-- Scott Bennett - sharing woodworking knowledge on Woodshop Therapy



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Underdog

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#1 posted 10-19-2018 04:21 PM

Hey Scott, great video on wood movement.
I have one question though… the bracket that allowed the wood expansion. Can you explain how that bracket is attached to allow it to pivot? I’ve never seen that before.

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#2 posted 10-23-2018 01:41 AM

Great video showing bad decisions and the results. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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