warped and cuped wood.

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Forum topic by happy_budah posted 04-26-2011 03:55 PM 2281 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-26-2011 03:55 PM

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we have had a super wet sprong here in northern ohio and all that brazillian cherry i planed down is now cupped!!!! is there a way to uncup?

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#1 posted 04-26-2011 04:05 PM

Put it in a insulated space, stickered and put a dehumidifier in the space. As the wood dries out it should “uncup”...

Good Luck!

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#2 posted 04-27-2011 10:14 PM

Let it dry out, then plane it again. The wood will move as it wants to, it will be extremely unlikely to move all the way back. Also, remember this as you make projects with that wood; it is likely to warp again if it can.

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