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Moisture Stability


In dealing with a barn or garage shop, should I bring materials and projects under construction into the house between work sessions for stability (moisture threat)? – Ray Atwood


Joe Barry replies: I work in an uninsulated and sporadically heated barn shop. Moving tools in and out will cause rust. The humidity differs greatly between my barn and house. I try to do work like cutting joints and gluing in one weekend to prevent problems. I always allow 2-3 weeks for wood to reach equilibrium in my shop both before and after machining.

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