Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Triad, NC (from the PNW)
You are asking for untold amounts of grief and dissatisfaction if you attempt to make anything you care about from green slabs. Rule of thumb for air-drying is 1 year per inch of thickness, but that only gets them so dry (around 12% is the best I've ever done with just air drying). To do it properly, they should be air-dried then finished off in a kiln to around 6%. The final kiln drying locks the wood fibers, along with killing any bugs and such.
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