How to Dry Woodturning Blanks Faster with Desiccant

How to Dry Woodturning Blanks Faster with Desiccant
Dave Hout explains his new product for drying turned bowls, how to use it and how it works to draw the moisture from woodturning blanks. Dessicant beads let you dry out green, wet wood up to 1” thick in just 12 to 48 hours, with little to no checking or cracking. It’s a fast, hassle-free method for drying items like pen turning blanks, handle blanks, and rough-turned bowls and platters.

Shop for desiccant drying agent: http://www.rockler.com/dry-fast-wood-drying-agent-15-lbs

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How to Dry Woodturning Blanks Faster with Desiccant

7 thoughts on “How to Dry Woodturning Blanks Faster with Desiccant”

  1. I wonder if rice could be used for this, then dry it after? Silica gel in that quantity is very pricey.

  2. In chemistry, it is a common process to dry chemical substances with silica gel, but to accelerate the process even further, it is carried out in a vacuum desiccator. Did you also try to further accellerate the drying process by vacuum?

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