Measure The Moisture Content Of Your Firewood With A Multimeter 2

If you heat with wood you are probably aware that you should only burn wood that has a moisture content of 20% or less. Of course you can buy a firewood moisture meter for about 50 dollars, but why do that when you probably have one already. This instructable will show you how to measure the moisture content of your wood and come to a decision as to whether your wood is burnable safely in your stove. All you need is a multimeter capable of measuring 10 megaohms, higher is better. A few brad type nails and a template with holes 1.25 inches apart. I made mine from wood but paper might almost work better.



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