I would like to learn more about kiln drying. Please suggest publications that would me allow me to learn the specifics about kiln drying and how to set up one's own kiln.
Lee Grindinger: "Dry kiln Operator's Manual" It's the bible used by kiln operators throughout the country. It's available through the Hardwood Research Council, 901-377-1824 or National Hardwood Lumber Association, 901-377-1818. Get this one first, then decide what sort of dryer you're going to use and look for specialty books on that particular kiln construction.
This article originally appeared in the Woodworker's Journal eZine.
Click here for information on this free, twice monthly online publication.
Copyright; 2010 Woodworker's Journal
All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval devices or systems, without prior written permission from the publisher.