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Hello,
I have worked with wood just about all my life and am really getting to use the equipment that I have been building up over the years. My shop is small but full. I enjoy taking rough lumber and plane it to size. I have recently cut a red oak tree that is around 300 years old that died during this summers drought. There was a knot that is about 24" tall and 12" across the base that is marbled. Anybody have any suggestions on how I could quick dry it?
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No such thing.
You either kiln it and take your chances or take time, and sticker it right for long term air dry.
Kiln is vicious and you take your chances.
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