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Posted on Running knotty cedar through planer?

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#1 posted 01-10-2013 07:05 PM

For cedar or soft wood with knots, I always try to stabilize the knots with epoxy before hand. I use 5 minute epoxy and wait two days to plane it, but it works pretty well.

If the knots are tight when you get the wood, the chances are it won’t be when it acclimates completely.

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