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Offline ButchC

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Any special care for drying Honey Locust?
« on: October 09, 2017, 07:53:41 AM »

Going to be sawing my first Honey Locust soon as I had a nice 20' log given to me. All is going well ( I think) with many feet of Ash, Black Walnut and Cherry thanks to advise I read on here prior to putting it up. I havent seen anything about Honey Locust though. Wondering if it needs any special care? Thanks in advance.
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Re: Any special care for drying Honey Locust?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 07:42:29 PM »
My advice would be to cut twice as much as you need because it will most likely split. I usually air dry it for a while  but I've had many boards split at this stage. Then it goes to the kiln to be finished off. It's hard to predict which boards split but as a general rule the wider or more figured the board the most likely it is to split
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