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#1 posted 02-10-2011 05:40 PM

I’m not sure that there’s any way to identify tension wood just by looking at it. I had a piece of pine explode several years ago and it sure spooked me. No injuries, and it hasn’t happened again, but…..... – lol

I have had long boards open up 2” – 3” as I ripped them, but not explode.

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