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Forum topic by shoichi posted 08-30-2017 03:23 AM 379 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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shoichi

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08-30-2017 03:23 AM

i saw these under a live edge dining table the other day. looks like they’re made for stabilizing the wood but thats just a wild guess. are these bars necessary on all table tops? is this what’s called a ’ C Channel’? i heard a wood worker saying he always uses C Channels under his tables but i don’t know what he was talking about. any help would be appreciated.

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#1 posted 08-30-2017 08:50 AM

Could be C channel or angle iron that is let-in to a slot on the underside of the table. It would add stiffness and help resist cupping of the table top.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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