I have a few hundred feet of 1.5" thick white oak planks, stickered
and stacked up off the ground where no rain can reach it. The outdoor
temperature is ranging from 30 to 60 degrees. Currently, the moisture
readings range from 14 to 18 percent, down from 16 to 22 percent about
two months ago. At what point can I bring the wood indoors into my
furnace-heated shop where it is very dry and (more) safe from theft? I
want to avoid stressing the wood to a point of splitting, cracking.
Find the RH of your shop. Ought to have a hygrometer in there always. Look
at the difference in EMC on the tables. I would try to keep the difference
under 10% for best success. Oak's a PITA to dry without honeycomb anyway.
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