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The process of slowly drying cut lumber in a kiln to gradually eliminate moisture from the center to the outer surfaces. Kiln drying prevents future cracking and checking.


A process in which wood is dried in a closed chamber using heat and/or humidity control to achieve a required moisture content

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Kiln-Drying has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Woods and Finishes Glossary, Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms.

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