Author Topic: Techniques & Procedures for the Quality Drying of Oak Lumber  (Read 2091 times)

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Oak lumber species do have different processing characteristics (especially drying rates). Click below to read this article offering techniques and procedures for the quality drying of oak lumber.
http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/5242/Techniques_Procedures_ocr.pdf;jsessionid=566A657C1E0675E28A1DD16B7DC97278?sequence=1

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Re: Techniques & Procedures for the Quality Drying of Oak Lumber
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2016, 08:47:37 AM »
How old is this article.. it appears to be scans of typwriter pages...   Current sawmills use ANCHORSEAL Wax end sealer to prevent much of the degrade from air drying. Protects against drying defects.

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Re: Techniques & Procedures for the Quality Drying of Oak Lumber
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2016, 01:38:30 PM »
You have a good point.  However, many kiln drying processes and procedures that have worked in the past are still very valid.  Also, the authors of this paper are still highly respected as experts in our industry even today.

 


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