At the moment I making the computer desk that was featured on the New
Yankee Workshop. The first bit of the project I completed was the desk
top which came out great. As my workshop is so small I moved it into
my house for storage without applying finish until I was ready for it
again. I had a look at it last night and found that the main body of
the table has shrunk maybe 1/8 narrower each side of the both
If I trim back the breadboard edges and apply a finish straight away
can I expect little or no more shrinkage?
As of yet I haven't made the doors but the timber has been stored in
the workshop all of the time. If I complete the doors and apply the
finish before moving them into the house can I expect little
Basically my workshop is my 12' x 10' shed at the end of the garden,
so there is no heating etc...
Hopefully someone can help this relatively new woodworker, I'm just
getting back into it for the first time since I left school.