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Straightening a Warp [ Compression Set ]

One of the most common questions I receive is “can you remove the warp from this_____” fill in the blank with something like table leaves, drawer bottom, or table top. The answer is always the same. ” That depends”.  Anything … Continue reading

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The Hoosier Lesson

Recently on one of the Woodworking forums there was a discussion of plywood panels and how to glue them into a frame, whether to allow for wood movement or to just glue them to the entire frame. The consensus among … Continue reading

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Wood Movement

Wood is a hygroscopic material which means it absorbs and desorbs water from the surrounding air. This change in moisture content causes the wood to expand and contract in relation to the relative humidity and temperature of the environment the … Continue reading

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