What are the types of timber used in seasoning?

As fresh timber which is obtained from trees contains about 30 to 40 % sap or moisture. This sap is very harmful for the life of a timber. Therefore, it is necessary to remove that sap by applying some special methods. All those methods which are used for removing the sap from timber are collectively termed as seasoning of timber.

Types of Timber Seasoning:

The main types of timber seasoning are as under.

(1)Natural Seasoning, (2)Artificial Seasoning,

(a) Kiln Seasoning,

(b) Chemical Seasoning,

(c) Electric Seasoning,

(3) Water Seasoning