I'd like to make some 3/4" doors using hardwood edges (probably red oak)
arround a veneered MDF or plywood middle (glued solidly to the edges, not
free floating as a raised panel).
How wide can the edges be before I run into seasonal problems?
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You will always have "seasonal problems" if the RH varies. The question is
one of degree. You can determine the limits by consulting the tables at
This one includes good information on seasonal movement.
The way you overcome the problem is to plan for worst case and don't miter.
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