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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by jlore, Dec 7, 2008.

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  1. jlore

    jlore Member

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    i'm a stacking some unseasoned wood in a shead. the shead has concrete floors. would it be better to stack the wood directly on the concrete slab or to stack it in the shead on pallets. just wondering

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  2. Bigg_Redd

    Bigg_Redd Minister of Fire

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    Pallets are better, but right on the slab is OK if it stays dry.
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    Pallets will allow more air to circulate, which will hasten drying.
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    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Pallets would be a PITA to walk on compared to a nice smooth concrete slab. I usually have some low grade wood that I put down for the first course so I don't care that it isn't quite as dry as the stuff above it. The bottom course also tends to keep the insects happy.
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