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#1 posted 11-11-2014 02:29 AM

Yeah, it does. The amount of expansion/contraction of pine over 4” isn’t much, and the glue gives a bit. Using longleaf pine, initial 3%, final 10%, 3.5” nominal, I get 1/16” movement, but that’s over the whole width, an individual spot grows a whole lot less than that.

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