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Wood drying kiln plans

Update date: Apr 27

Step 1. Plan your kiln. It should have a tall rear wall, a low front wall, a sloped roof of clear polycarbonate (usually at an angle of 45 degrees) joining them and wood side walls cut to fit. For every square foot of roof area, your kiln can process 10 linear board feet of lumber. Choose your roof size and plan the other dimensions accordingly

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