How much dimensional change should you expect?
These figures represent possible width change in 12 inches of lumber when moisture content is reduced from 10 percent to 5 percent. Figures are for plain-sawn unless indicated otherwise.
|Oak, Red and White plain-sawn||11/64″|
|Oak, Red and White quarter-sawn||7/64″|
|Oak, Red and White rift-sawn||7/64″|