Read More:Allowing lumber to sit outdoors or inside to reach the desired moisture content before working with it may be the easiest, least expensive way to season wood, but it’s also the slowest. And drying times can differ significantly depending on wood types, the primary moisture level in the green wood, its thickness and density, drying environments and processing methods.
On the other hand, all the above drying conditions can by controlled when wood is kiln dried. Is it worth it to you to invest in building or purchasing a kiln for your woodworking shop? Opinions vary as to the values of both methods of drying wood, but the decision is ultimately up to you.