Low-cost kiln plans
Information sources for constructing low-cost kilns. 1998.
by Professor Gene Wengert
Do you have any information on an efficient, low cost kiln project?
The UW-Madison Forestry Dept has a report on a low cost, very effective, and widely tested solar kiln ($2)--it is the same design as developed at Virginia Tech. If interested in an electric dehumidification kiln, ask the Virginia Forest Products Association (P.O. Box U, Sandston, VA 23150) for a copy of their $7 booklet on the subject.
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Professor Gene Wengert is Extension Specialist in Wood Processing at the Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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