Questions tagged [wood-drying]

Removing moisture from wood in order to reduce cracking and twisting.

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Stabilizing and drying a burl

I have a small elm (?) burl that I'm hoping has something nice in it. I'm not sure how to prep it for drying. In my experience milling elm, the sapwood shrinks significantly more than the heartwood ...
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What is this happned to my furniture

I have a closed room where I keep some furniture which is made up of engineered wood. By closed, I mean I dont keep windows open. Also in that room, I keep wet cloths to dry on cloths drying stand ...
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How soon should I cut up new wood?

I scored some pretty good logs of cherry from some workers across the street from my house who would rather have given it to me than lift it into the back of their truck. I carted it home and have it ...
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Does a vacuum kiln kill powder post beetles?

As I understand it, the accepted method for killing powder post beetles is bringing the temperature of the kiln above 130deg for at least 6 hours. Would a vacuum kiln that pulls 29.5" wc and then ...