|Forum topic by RussellAP||posted 09-26-2014 02:23 PM||1072 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
09-26-2014 02:23 PM
I have a customer that commissioned me to put a 2” thick by 8’ slab which is about 20” wide and is pecan for a counter behind his sink.
I have the slab and have been working the natural edge to get it revealed.
The place I bought the slab said to put some one inch deep cuts with a circular saw down the middle of the back side of the slab leaving two inches between cuts. Kind of like a dotted line.
Before I do this I want to make sure its the right thing to do.
The slab is wide enough to go from one end of the tree to the other with sap wood on both sides. Heart wood in the middle.
How would you relieve the stress towards cupping on a slab like this?
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