|Forum topic by Scotty Stepp||posted 12-10-2010 07:40 PM||3935 views||0 times favorited||7 replies|
12-10-2010 07:40 PM
I am embarking on my 1st breadboard ends for a large dining room table. I have no problem with the concept of the breadboard ends themselves. My problem is the wood movement I am having now.
What do I do now?
To avoid this in the future?
Do I have to worry about wood movement between the table top/breadboard in relation to my finish? I have read that I should tape off the joint and do them separately or finish the table top/breadboard separately before assembly. Is my finish going to crack if I don’t do this?
Should I apply some finish to the bottom side of the table top to help with the amount of moisture being absorbed?
I am located in southern Indiana and the humidity here fluctuates from 0-100%. The table will not be in a central air controlled environment. I built a coffee table as a warm-up to this project but without breadboards. The table top has moved drastically with the humidity changes but is holding up fine.
Thanks for any help!