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Mauricio

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#1 posted 702 days ago

Dale, thanks for the link. I saved the picture you posted:

Your method (soaking and then using the hair dryer), and the way you clamp sounds good. It allows me to have the side I want to shrink facing up. This lets me hit it with the heat gun which will create steam and make it more effective at shaping the wood.

Wait I just reread it. That’s only for extreme situations. I’ll leave it in the clamps for now since I’m not planning on working on it tonight. If that doesn’t work then I’ll try your wet heating method.

I just need to be sure not warp my bench top with the heat! It’s not totally dry yet.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch


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