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post #1 of 6 Old 09-21-2013, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
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Just found a very unique black walnut slab consisting of two tree trunks joined. It does have a crack about 1/4 of the way up which I believe I can fix with ties. Here is my question. I want to buy it now but wont be able to work with it until the spring. Should I store it inside in a heated room or inside in an unheated room for the winter?


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Is it dry? Also welcome to the forum...........

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It appears to be dry. The guy has quite a bit of it for sale. It is not kiln dried though.
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Almost none of my wood is kiln dried- so that really makes no difference- in my opinion. If it does not need further drying inside outside makes no difference. Keep it dry and it will be fine. I bring what I am going to use into the shop 2-3 weeks before I need it.

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Thanks. I will definitely be doing some "brain picking" when I start this project.
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