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Thread: Cauls

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Decatur, Alabama


    I was fixing to make some new 24" cauls out of some cherry cutoffs I had laying around. Part of my cleaning up the garrage to get all the wood off the floor.

    I was thinking 2" x 2" cross section, does this sound about right? I've only ever used 2x4's before so I wasn't sure if it needed to be the same thickness or smaller for a hardwood.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    jeb 2x2 would be fine, actually I've made em even smaller and they work great.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    +1 on 2x2. I have some 1x2x24 bowed cauls in maple but that just happened to be the size of the scraps ;-)
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    Last edited by glenn bradley; 06-28-2010 at 04:05 PM.
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