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Forum topic by rolandstronghammer posted 11-05-2017 04:20 PM 387 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rolandstronghammer

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11-05-2017 04:20 PM

Morning,

I’m making a coffee table out of this peice of maple I cut a couple years back. Not sure how to remove the bark from this spot. I used a belt sander on the rest of it but can’t get it into this area. Any suggestions?

I was thinking of getting a set of rasps. I tried a flap disc in an angle grinder but it spins to fast and burns the wood.

Thanks for your suggestions

Roland


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Rick Dennington

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#1 posted 11-05-2017 05:18 PM

I would use a chisel and also a rasp and make real light passes till all the bark is removed the way you want it….Use different size chisels to get into the tight spots, then use a small block and sandpaper to get to the areas you can with it, then fold the sandpaper to get into the tight spots….

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#2 posted 11-05-2017 05:31 PM

Sabre saw with a long blade. Then the rasps.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 11-05-2017 05:48 PM

If you’re careful a multi-tool might do the job.

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Ripper70

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#4 posted 11-05-2017 06:08 PM

Coping saw.

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#5 posted 11-05-2017 06:16 PM

I’d be inclined to explore useing a portable drill press with varying small rasp bits, or better yet cut long thin strips of sand paper (perhaps old pieces of belt sander material) to pull back and forth through the area.

-- Kim, Chillicothe, MO

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