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From the Letter from the Editor:
In this issue, we've devoted a lot of space to wood: ways to find it, saw it and dry it yourself. We think it's important reading for all woodworkers, even if you never plan to touch a log in your life. We all work with wood, but it's surprising how few of us really understand the stuff. Sure, we've heard that wood moves, but we don't know quite how or just what to do about it. We've all seen boards warp, twist, split, check and cup, but we aren't sure just why or how to avoid it. We've heard furniture wood should be "dry" before building with it, but we don't know how to tell if it is. . .
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