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Posted on To mill or not to mill?

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Dusty56

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#1 posted 06-10-2012 03:51 PM

Never mill the wood until you’re ready to use it.
I have purchased too many pre-milled boards to save for “future projects” and now the future is here and the wood has gone its own way…ie: warped , twisted , cupped , discolored.
It was milled to 3/4” stock and now some of it I will be lucky to get 1/4”-1/2” stock after re-milling it.
Leave it be , because once you open up one face and edge as suggested above , you will throw the moisture balance off and ruin your boards in no time. You have nothing to gain !!

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