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Beginning Self harvested Wood Seasoning #1: I got a tree down now what?

04-18-2008 12:32 AM by Henry | 2 comments »

I recently had a very large 50 year old pine in my yard and had it chopped up into 3 foot sections for handling. I would like to season the wood properly and am not exactly sure how to get started other than coating the ends with an oil based poly urethane or other sealer. I was able to seal the pieces which range from 4 inches across to nearly 3 feet across using said polyurethane w/in 36 hours. I do have some minor checking at one end of some of the sections I was wondering should cut off some of the length where the checking has taken place?Should I use a different sealer?Should I split into halves? I have some sections of this 50 year old pine with wonderful rings and IR...

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