I had some left over pieces from some cutting boards that i thought would make nice coasters. I ripped them to 1/4” on my bandsaw. I went to sand the first one and it split along the glue line of the padauk and purple heart. It was a clean split and a tight glue line. As this stumped me, I decided to glue the halves (2 coasters into 1) back together and it did the same thing but this time it split along a clean glue line on one half and tore through the middle of the other half of padauk. Any ideas as to why? Now my small cutting boards have me worried that they will split too!
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