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  1. #1
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    Jan 2011
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    Clackamas Oregon
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    Question Air dried lumber now what?

    I have some air dried hemlock that is reading below my cheap moisture meter (8%) and ready to plane it and sell as rough, planed, or bee equipment. Should I pull the stickers, plane it first, or sticker it after I plane it? I could get the pile into half the size of a more stable pile and have less checking but the moisture would be set. End of a long dry summer here and we are going into our usual moderate wet winter (rain started today).
    “Why do we fall, sir? So that we might learn to pick ourselves up” Alfred Pennyworth Batman Begins (2005)

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Stillwell, KS
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    Default Re: Air dried lumber now what?

    Outside - Leave it sticked and unplaned till you need it.

    Unheated shed or building - Leave it stickered

    Climate controlled building - do what ever you like, just make sure it's off the ground.


    I would move it in.

    Don

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