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Forum topic by cburusch posted 12-29-2016 03:18 PM 569 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-29-2016 03:18 PM

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New Wood worker here. I am having an issue leveling a live edge table. The table is about 5 ft long and 18 inches wide (varying). The table is on two legs that have feet for support. The problem is that the wood was warped in an odd spiral way that planing did not help get this out. I then belt sanded the table to get it as flat as possible. The slab does not sit flush on the legs. It kind of bends up on one side. Is this as simple as shimming between the brackets to make the top level. I wish I could add the pictures but the files are too large

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#1 posted 12-29-2016 04:52 PM

Without pictures it is hard to know. If it has a twist I would try temporary shims and see what it looks like if it works work out some kind of permanent mount.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#2 posted 01-04-2017 06:40 AM

Depends on why it warped because if you don’t fix that, it may happen again. Was the slab kiln dried? Did you finish both top and bottom equally?

-- Rick M,

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