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You should do this with the table saw. This is a very typical operation in the normal milling process. Normally you would set the table saw's rip fence to the final width you need, but in this case, since you want to match an existing dimension you should ignore the numbers and use the physical dimension you want to set the fence. Put the board just ahead ...


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Generally, it's far, far better to rough-mill while green, dry in a stack with stickers to allow airflow and if necessary considerable weight to put on the stack, then do final shaping with the moisture content near the desired environment. First, it's much faster to dry the relatively thin rough boards. Second, drying induces strains in the wood. By rough-...


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