Introduction: How to Properly Stack and Store Wet Lumber
Recently I acquired 300 board feet of blue pine. I thought I would show how to sticker and stack it, and store it until it is properly dry.
First: Cut as many stickers as you will need to place between the wet lumber. It's important this stickers are all the same size, this insures the lumber dries evenly.
Second; Place 2x4 or 4x4's on the ground to start the stacking proccess.
Third; Stack the lumber on top of the 4x4's, then place wet wood on top, then place sticker on top of wet wood, and repeat until all wood is used.
Last; Place weights, or something heavy to keep wood in place and strait.
Info....... You should place your wood in a well ventilated area, free from extreme wet, cold or heat, and avoid direct sunlight. The wood need to be stored and dried for one year per inch of thickness.
The video shows all these steps:
Ronnie Lee Sutton
Its A Wood Thing