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Forum topic by vonfalken posted 03-01-2016 01:27 PM 483 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-01-2016 01:27 PM

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hi guys, im making a knitting needle holder for an old neighborhood friend and shipping it from the Philadelphia to Daytona florida, should I worry about the change in climate affecting it? its gonna be maple from 50 year old church pews oiled and waxed or should I spray lacquer it? thanks any advice is greatly appreciated….I really wasn’t worried( im a novice at woodwork) but I talked to a guy at a wood carving show recently and he said his first ever box was shipped to Alaska and it arrived as firewood

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#1 posted 03-01-2016 02:41 PM

Humidity levels in these two locations are close enough, along with the age of your wood, that there should be no issues with expansion and contraction.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#2 posted 03-01-2016 02:51 PM

ok thanks roger

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