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How long should I leave the wood clamped straight so that it wont bounce back right away (and finally fix my big crack of a mistake)? If the wood is green, then you may be able to straighten it by clamping it to something straight and letting it dry in that configuration. How long it takes to dry will depend on the species, the diameter of the stick, the ...


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This can be done by using multiple thin pieces of wood, glued together between each layer and being clamped to a jig/template. The other way is to steam and again clamp to a jig/template. The jig will also have to take into account that once you clamp the pieces they may want to spring back a bit. Keep in mind that consistency will be based on experience, ...


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What you're describing is a medium sized solid wood panel that is likely to be "cupping". This is a phenomenon that happens with solid wood boards/panels so the most practical solution for a beginner would probably be to use a different material - such as plywood or MDF. These engineered materials will be perfectly flat from the factory, and are ...


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Well Ikea's bed slats are made by gluing, as you say: https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/p/luroey-slatted-bed-base-60160217/ Materials: Layer glued slats: Beech veneer, Birch veneer, Adhesive resin as coating So they probably are a few layers of ply with some resin applied between, which are pressed into a form with heat which (partially?) cures the resin and sets ...


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