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Blog entry by chadgr posted 03-02-2014 08:41 PM 1192 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Im in the process of designing and prototyping a new product, however I have run in to a problem. When you buy rough lumber from your dealer it has ‘fuzzy’ bits and is kinda furry. My product is designed to look rough like that however the pieces of wood are only 7mm thickness. Any solutions for making wood look rough like that again any input would be treaty appreciated.
Chad

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 10:41 PM

On that thin of stock, maybe try very course sandpaper? Either that or buy the rough lumber and resaw it down to your thickness.

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#2 posted 03-03-2014 02:07 AM

I’d say get 5/4 (roughly 32mm) thickness and then resaw in half. Use top and bottom one then

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#3 posted 03-03-2014 05:26 PM

Use a wide burr grinder??

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#4 posted 03-03-2014 05:38 PM

You might check this recent thread for another idea.

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#5 posted 03-03-2014 09:55 PM

Thanks for the comments, I think I will try the reciprocating saw one looks to begetting the results I want.
Chad

-- Chad Griffiths Vist my Etsy Shop https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Everythingwood1?ref=si_shop

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