It is currently Thu Jun 30, 2022 6:34 pm

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
Offline
 Post subject: Reversing a slight warp
Post #1 Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2022 3:53 pm 
Beginner

Posts: 1
Liked others: 0
Was liked: 0
Rank: OGS 10 kyu
OGS: 10k
Well I feel like a fool.

In 2021 I was super excited about Go - hammering out game after game after game, and then my holiday bonus hit and I figured I would buy myself a nice looking board for the living room.

Went over to store.baduk.club and splurged on a 4” Kaya floor board that I assumed I could just take the legs off of and use as a table board. It’s a single piece of wood and gorgeous. It took months to get to me, presumably getting stuck in the Suez Canal.

Well here’s the issue… I live in Arizona. It’s pretty dry here. I keep it inside, laying on a flat surface, but I suppose I have not oiled it enough. It now has a bit of a warp playing side is the convex side). It isn’t much - just enough to make it wobble a bit. I have felt sticky pads for when I’m using it as a table board, and the warp is slight enough that one corner just has two pads.

So my question is two-fold: first, what do I do to prevent further warping? If it never wants any further it would be fine… but I don’t want it to further dry out and crack (I didn’t think this would be an issue at all since it’s an old board that was presumably already dry and further I have other wood furniture that this is not a problem for).

Secondly, is there a way to reverse the warping? Maybe store it on it’s side? Only oil one side for a few years? Anything like that?

Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group