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Blog entry by marcosvillamontes posted 767 days ago 3304 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the working conditions for preparing the wood for your solid ipe flooring:

-- Marcos Villamontes, Santa Cruz, http://www.roquevalente.com



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dbol

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#1 posted 767 days ago

What are they doing?

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patron

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#2 posted 767 days ago

looks like they are ripping it to width
before the T&gG shaping

gracias marcos

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#3 posted 766 days ago

yes, putting it into the single size width. This is because other machines or not as precise and also cut cut out defects from boards that are wider. For the mill this proceedure is thus improving the output.

-- Marcos Villamontes, Santa Cruz, http://www.roquevalente.com

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#4 posted 766 days ago

Very interesting, Marcos. We are in similar fields. My brother and I manufacture moldings. Do you have any lumber companies that you ship to in the Appalachian Mountains or Eastern Seaboard? We buy from a number of people in that area.

helluvawreck
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#5 posted 765 days ago

moldings, hmm, maybe that is some other type of wood, we do mainly the ipe specie, I don’t believe this would be an appropriate wood for moldings (not good for paiting and to hard to finish or nail). We do ship to the USA, but nowadays exports are pretty downsized, nowadays more to India, Turkey, France and Korea.

-- Marcos Villamontes, Santa Cruz, http://www.roquevalente.com

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