I am making a cutting board 24"x24". I want to carry the weight on 2 runners
down the edge so it will slide over the sink. It will be glued up 1 1/4"x 3/4"
edge up. Should I keep the 1 1/2" edge runners aligned with the rest of the
wood or attach them across the grain (something I have always heard was a bad
The only reason I ask is that I have a store bought cutting board that was made
that way and it never had a grain separation.
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 23:20:20 +0000, Gfretwell wrote:
If you attach the runners with screws through slotted holes in the
runners and don't cinch the screws down too tight except for the center
screw, the expansion/contraction of the cross grain board won't be a problem.
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