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Is the weight of a board a good proxy for moisture content?

one way to use weight of a board for measuring moisture content is to take a sample, weight it (accurately) put it in the oven at around 225, cook it for a while 2-3 hours? (depends on how green it is)...
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Wood movement in a chair

The issue here is your calculator. If you look at how Katz Moses explains his little widget, it assumes your furniture is outside all year round and/or your shop space is completely without climate ...
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Side table design: will wood movement and expansion be an issue?

I was thinking about orienting the grain such that it runs vertically for the legs, and horizontally for the connecting leg pieces. It has to be done this way, this is just the way you build any ...
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Side table design: will wood movement and expansion be an issue?

Assuming you are gluing everything together, different types of wood should work just fine provided that top is solid wood and the wood grain on the top and the horizontals are in the same direction (...
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