Traditional Wood Drying

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traditional wood drying

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Photographer’s remarks

Wood Drying is an imperative method to dry wood to reach the targeted moisture content of wood. Jepara Regency, the World Carving Center, have four thousands furniture industries. One of the uniqueness of drying method used in Jepara is Smoked Wood Drying. Perhaps there are no set theories which are in accordance with the system. The system based local indigenous uses smog of wood waste burned in rectangular traditional stove. The system is able to dry wood well and the targeted moisture content of wood can be achieved. However, export products from Jepara also use this system for drying.

Location

Lima Saudara Industry, Jepara, Central Java, Indonesia

Name of photographer

Achmad Mustaqim

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