Moisture Matters Blog

IWF Blog Series with the Wood Doctor!

The 2022 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) tradeshow is coming soon, and Delmhorst is proud to be a part of this world-class woodworking event again! The IWF tradeshow brings together hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of professionals to address the latest ... Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Your Moisture Meter: A Guide for Lumbermen and Woodworking Professionals

Welcome to our series of articles for woodworkers and other professionals in the lumber industry, where we've been exploring why the moisture meter is absolutely the best way to monitor and assess the moisture content in lumber. In this fourth article, we’re looking at ... Read More

How to Use the Best Moisture Meter for Your In-Kiln Monitoring System

For lumber manufacturers, drying lumber in the kiln is an everyday process—yet one that can be maddeningly difficult to get just right. Being able to monitor the shell and core moisture of lumber boards inside the kiln is crucial for being able to better optimize your ... Read More

Top 3 Best Moisture Meters You Need for Lumber Distributors

For lumber distributors, being able to ensure that the raw or processed lumber products that they sell can meet consistent standards of quality is a must. Because of how much moisture impacts the overall quality of lumber, lumber distributors need to have a reliable ... Read More


Every so often, but hopefully not too often, a customer has a complaint. Frequently, moisture content (MC) is the potential issue. So, let’s discuss how to use a moisture meter on many types of finished products to obtain the necessary MC information. Read More

How Does the Relative Humidity Affect the Quality of Wood?

For many woodworking professionals, the complications that the relative humidity (RH) of their work areas can cause is a constant concern. Many manufacturers check the moisture content percentage of their wood religiously, but still come across problems because they ... Read More

How Do I Understand Moisture Meter Readings on a Wood Scale?

What is a Wood Scale for Moisture Measurement? Moisture meters are used to measure the amount of moisture in different types of materials, including wood, drywall, and concrete. When you make moisture meter readings, you need to apply your results to a scale to ... Read More

Do You Need a Wood Humidity Meter for Your Products?

As a woodworker or carpenter, you know the importance of a wood humidity meter. You know that too much moisture can quickly ruin your finished products. You need to be able to check the moisture levels of the wood before, during, and after your work is done. Wet wood ... Read More

3 Reasons You Should Use a Moisture Detector for Woodworking

When creating any woodworking project, using a moisture detector that’s been specifically calibrated for wood is a must. Read More

The Wood Manufacturer's Guide to Maximizing Quality

When it comes to the wood manufacturing industry, there are many challenges that may arise. Issues with quality control then lead to slower production and faulty products. For any company that takes wood and turns it into a consumer product or tool, maintaining strict ... Read More