• Kiln Dried.
• Nominal Size: 47mm x 50mm
• Finished Size: 45mm x 45mm
This Timber is regularised meaning it has consistent dimensions throughout. Once the Timber has been planed, it creates eased/rounded corners along the length for comfortable handling. Our Regularised Carcassing - once it has been planed - finishes at 2mm off its Nominal thickness and at 5mm off its Nominal width (see above). This particular size of timber is Kiln Dried. Avaliable in 2.4m and 3m Lengths - *subject to avalability.*
What is Kiln Dried? -Wood drying reduces the moisture content of wood before its use. When the drying is done in a kiln, the product is known as kiln-dried timber or lumber, where as air drying is the more traditional method.
What are the benefits of Kiln Dried Timber?
-Kiln drying provides shorter drying time
-Wood moisture content is controlled better with kiln drying
-Kiln drying minimizes defects in the wood
-It offers dryer wood and protection against fungal degradation
-Kiln drying gives a temperature above 160F that hardens softwoods reducing resin seeping in wood
-High temperatures help reduce fungi, mold, insects, and larvae in the wood when kiln drying
-Kiln drying makes wood furniture lighter with reducing humidity
-Wood that is kiln dried can be finished in a shorter amount of time