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Forum topic by kevjett posted 06-26-2017 07:06 PM 585 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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kevjett

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06-26-2017 07:06 PM

Does anyone know of someone in the Nashville, TN area with a kiln for drying wood? I’ve got a hundred or so bd/ft of white oak that has air dried down to about 20% and would like to get it down for a table I’m about to work on. I’ve called a few lumber places and they all don’t allow public to dry in their kilns. Does anyone in this area have a solar kiln? I’ve looked into building my own but don’t have a lot of need after this wood is dried. Thanks.


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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 06-26-2017 09:45 PM

Kev, here is an idea for you and you may already have the heater and dehumidifier. FWIW

-- Art

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#2 posted 06-26-2017 10:16 PM

Thanks for the plug Art,
I’ve improved on the idea quite a bit since then. In fact my Shed Kiln is featured in this months Woodworker’s Journal. Check it out for more details.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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kevjett

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#3 posted 06-27-2017 03:12 PM

Thanks for the info Art. I think I’m going to build a dehumidifier kiln since they seem pretty simple.

Willie, Thanks for the info about your kiln. I guess I need to subscript to woodworker’s journal now :) Thanks.

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Tabletop

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#4 posted 06-27-2017 10:18 PM

Mid TN Lumber, Dickson TN.

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