How Long Does Fresh Cut Wood Have to Sit before You Start to Build with It?

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Fresh wood, that has just been cut, should sit for about 4-6 weeks, to try out enough to be able to use it to build with. If you use it too early, it will be too moist on the inside, and won't be sturdy enough.
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