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Baby crib - Should I: Steam wood, soak wood, or boil wood to remove bow? Mesquite

02-12-2014 12:21 AM by justmakeit | 5 comments »

Hello, Large scale need to remove bow from wood. What is an alternative option to flatten dimensional lumber if bowed? 85% of the bows are in the middle of the board. Steam wood, soak wood, or boil wood to form flat? I don’t have enough to plane So far I have created dimensional lumber from 2 large mesquite slabs and now I need to fix a bow in just about every board (50 pcs.) wood dims: L x W x H all in inches Biggest pieces: (4) 52×2.5×1.5 Smallest pieces: (26) 28×2.5 x .75 Right now my plan is to boil the wood and then clamp 3 or 4 pieces between two pieces of 3” square tubing. Baby crib pictures: Thank you all in advance...

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