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15 Reasons to Use a Quality Moisture Meter

Researching wood moisture meters and wondering whether it’s time to take the plunge and get one? If you’re a professional who works with wood, a moisture meter is an indispensable tool for your kit. After all, wood starts with a large amount of moisture that slowly dries off over time as it... Read more ...

How to Integrate a Wood Moisture Meter into Woodworking

Did you know one of the biggest causes of damage in woodworking and wood products is moisture? That means having your wood at the right moisture content could eliminate major risks. You would have peace of mind and confidence that the products you build, whether for yourself or others, will last a... Read more ...

How Luthiers Can Protect Wooden Instruments from Moisture

As a luthier, you put in hours of detailed work on intricate parts. Imagine the frustration of coming to your workshop one morning and finding a warped or twisted guitar fretboard. Not only does that guitar represent many hours of your precious time. It also represents a considerable amount of... Read more ...

10 Wood Moisture Meter Features You Need

Shopping for a wood moisture meter and wondering which one is best for you? Then you probably already know that making sure your wood is at the proper moisture content is essential to a successful woodworking project. But if the meter you buy is missing key features, it’ll be more difficult to... Read more ...

Why Every Cabinet Maker Needs a Wood Moisture Meter

Is it possible that, in all your efforts to make quality cabinets and please your customers, you’re missing an important step in the process? A step that could affect the end product and your reputation? That step is checking for moisture content. Because wood absorbs and releases moisture to... Read more ...

How to Measure Moisture in Hardwood Floors

Moisture, whether a persistent leak or sudden flooding, is never good news for a hardwood floor. But there’s a more subtle danger—moisture in the wood itself. Because wood naturally absorbs and releases moisture depending on ambient conditions, floorboards need to be at the moisture content that... Read more ...

Will a Cheap Moisture Meter Do the Job?

If you work with wood, you need a moisture meter, but the question is: which meter? Are you wondering if a cheaper meter could get the job done and save you money? Consider this: the moisture content of the wood you’re working with is truly a make-or-break issue for the success of your wood... Read more ...