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Posted on Getting to 1-1/8" without a bandsaw and without killing too many trees

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Lochlainn1066

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#1 posted 11-20-2010 09:11 AM

If you’re using bought plans it’s probably sized that way to use construction grade lumber. A 2x is easy to get to 1 1/8 with a couple of passes through a planer.

I’m with Ampeater. Check your local lumber yard or BORG and get some good construction grade. Pick your pieces carefully!

Alternatively, you could laminate 2 pieces together.

-- Nate, thegaragestudio.etsy.com


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