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Old 08-14-2010, 01:34 AM
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Default Moisture Meters

Over on another thread Anthony mentioned that he uses a Lignomat Scanner SD Moisture Meter to know what his timber holds. I began thinking about it and being curious as I always am started wondering what other models everyone uses. Buying lumber from various dealers and investing a large amount of time in projects without knowing where the moisture content stands could haunt a person for years after, taking a lot of the fun out of it or costing a lot of money if a professional.
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Old 08-15-2010, 12:52 AM
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Default Re: Moisture Meters

I wouldn't be without mine, I use a Wagner moisture meter.
When wood comes into my woodshop, I write the moisture content on the face with chalk. It's interesting to note how the moisture content changes as it settles into the woodshop environment.
When I glue up a tabletop, I like to choose the boards with close matching content, probably doesn't make much difference, but it's habbit now
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