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Forum topic by Milo posted 05-11-2014 12:48 AM 1139 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-11-2014 12:48 AM

Does anyone have any suggestions as to my best options for storing wood if my only options is outdoors?

I live in the north Florida panhandle.

Can i store it somehow outdoors without destroying it? I’ve worn out my welcome in the neighborhood as to storage units.



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#1 posted 05-20-2014 03:28 PM

It all depends on how much lumber you have to store. I store my lumber outside, the big problem i have found is moisture. No matter what surface you stack your boards on, elevate the wood off the ground. i use old skids, they work perfect as it allows airflow under your stacks. a simple 1/4” plywood and 2X4 structure with removable top would be fine. I am from Ontario and really have no idea how the humidity in Florida effects lumber. If you want to keep the wood low moisture as possibly you can paint the inside of the storage structure with driveway sealer and and construct the top of of the structure with greenhouse plastic (clear corrugated hard plastic).


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