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Tips on Checking the Moisture Level of Wood

Use this advice to learn how to check the moisture content of wood before choosing pieces for your next project.

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Photo 4 of 4Make sure your band saw is in good working condition before cutting any pieces taken from trees in your own yard.

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If you have a tree in your yard that you would like to cut wood from, you need to make sure you have a good band saw with a large motor, a thick blade, and a large enough height capacity for cutting down logs. After cutting one side of a quarter slab, turn the piece and cut from the other side so that you can get as much quarter-sawn wood as possible.

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