How Dry is your wood turning?

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Blog series by Albert updated 09-03-2014 02:49 PM 1 part 2555 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Using a remote Hygrometer

09-03-2014 02:49 PM by Albert | 3 comments »

A common technique when turning wood is to turn a green piece of wood, then store it in a brown paper bag until it is dry. The paper bag lets the wood dry slowly and uniformly, this reduces cracking and splitting. The problems are: How long to store it? When is it dry? You cannot see it in the bag and commonly available moisture gauges only measure the surface of the wood. I’m not sure how unique this is but I’ve found that by including a remote humidity sensor in the paper bag...

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