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Prepping Black Palm
« on: October 16, 2019, 04:20:50 PM »
what do i do to prep Black Palm wood
so I can glue it to my riser ?
Riser is made of oak and black walnut
ive posted pics on the what did,  in-- what did I do today topic,
Im filling the curves with the Black-Evil-Palm

thanks
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Re: Prepping Black Palm
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2019, 06:31:50 PM »
Be sure the moisture content is good 6 percent or less. sand the glue surface with at least 60 grit blow it off and glue it.
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Re: Prepping Black Palm
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2019, 08:15:49 PM »
I just glued up a riser with a black palm flair this evening.
As crooked stick said make sure it’s dry!!
And I always stabilize my b/p. It stabilizes quit nicely.
Makes it less brittle and easier to work with. Also adds some strength and some mass weight. I rough mine up with 36 grit before glue up.
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Re: Prepping Black Palm
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2019, 04:17:43 AM »
I just glued up a riser with a black palm flair this evening.
As crooked stick said make sure it’s dry!!
And I always stabilize my b/p. It stabilizes quit nicely.
Makes it less brittle and easier to work with. Also adds some strength and some mass weight. I rough mine up with 36 grit before glue up.


how are you stabilizing it?
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 Try not to Burn it from Both Ends

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Re: Prepping Black Palm
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2019, 07:46:05 AM »
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