Do you want to learn how to build and use a homemade vacuum kiln for quickly drying small batches of wood?
As an alternative to expensive commercial kilns, this book presents a cost-effective solution for an independent woodworker or hobbyist.
First, it explains the nature of wood, followed by an overview of how and why vacuum kiln drying works. Next, it shows you how to inexpensively build a wood drying vacuum kiln chamber. Then, it covers the techniques for quickly drying wood with the vacuum kiln.
The technique described can be used for rough-turned work as well as milled lumber. All types of woodworking benefit from properly seasoned wood, and this book will enable you to quickly and easily dry wood for many of your woodworking projects— reducing the time it takes from inspiration to creation, and preserving the results of your labor for generations to behold!
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