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Posted on How long before I can start using this Ash?

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#1 posted 04-04-2013 06:27 PM

The answer is you can use it any time but for furniture I prefer 6-8% moisture content. The more moisture you have in your wood the greater the chance for distortion like cupping,twisting shrinking .Some folks get in a hurry to build their furniture pieces before the woods dry and and suffer all kinds of problems. This is beautiful wood if you have a project you really want to build right away you can take it and have it kiln dried to speed up the process.


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