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WDHLT15

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#1 posted 07-31-2013 02:31 AM

Green wood would be a poor idea in the attic for sure, but wood that is already at 12%, and you want to take it to 8%, that would be fine.

With your humidity in Texas, I would build with the 12% wood and allow for a bit of shrinkage. However, if you go the attic route, you will get to your goal in a couple of weeks for sure. Inside my house in Georgia, stickered behind the couch, starting in April, it took 4 weeks for red oak to go from 13% to 9.5%. It stayed at 9.5% until August, which was when I used the oak for wainscotting in the house.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com


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