Is Your Lumber too Dry? Best Wood Moisture Meter of 2020

Hello fellow woodworkers! This is Thomas, your go-to carpentry enthusiast. Today, I’m here to dive into the world of wood moisture meters. Trust me, choosing the right one is a game-changer for your woodworking projects. Remember, precision is key for that flawless finish. Let’s ensure your hard work doesn’t go to waste because of wood distortion caused by moisture.

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Embarking on the quest for the perfect moisture meter can feel like navigating a maze. It’s not just about snazzy features; it’s about finding what really matters. The crux of the matter lies in accuracy and the type of sensor – pins or pinless.

For those indoor furniture pieces, aim for a moisture content between 5% and 9%, with a meter boasting an accuracy of at least 0.1%. If you’re handling delicate wood, consider an electromagnetic, pinless meter to avoid leaving marks.

We’ve put together a review to streamline your decision-making process. Got a favorite brand? Drop it in the comments!

Moisture Meter Guide

Brand Accuracy Features Price
Wagner Orion 910 > 0.1% pinless, 7 year warranty $379
mini-Ligno 0.1% Pin type, 6-55% range $119
Extech Mo55 0.1% pinless $109
Klien ET140 3% Pin $39
General MMD4E 3% Pin $31
TACKLIFE MWM03 2% Pin $45
Sam Pro Dual NA Pin $40
Dr Meter 0.5% Pinless $56
Accumaster Duo 3% Pin, sensor, 5-50% range $63
Stark 14013 none pin sensor, 0-99% range $20

Is Your Lumber too Dry? Best Wood Moisture Meter of 2020

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