|Forum topic by JJohnston||posted 716 days ago||1221 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
716 days ago
I’ve got some 8/4 poplar, 8” wide, that I’m trying to resaw into 2 – 1” thick pieces. They’re cupped about 1/8” at the middle.
I need them 6” wide, so I first ripped them down to 6 1/2”, then jointed one face and the perpendicular edge (not all the way to flat, just so I had something presentable for the resaw fence). Then it’s into the bandsaw for the resaw. I’m trying to get 2 pieces of equal thickness, but I end up with 1 thick and 1 thin – not much off, but enough that they end up at 5/8” thick before the thin one is done.
Am I just being unrealistic to think I can get 2 pieces that finish out at 3/4” out of an 8/4?
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