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This may be really stupid, but it has been raining here so much and we recently had a fire pit built that I can't stand not using. I have a truck bed full of wet wood and can't seem to string together a good few days for it to dry out naturally. I think it's also relatively fresh, so there's that, too. Can I kiln dry some of this oak in my big joe? My thought is to dry some pieces and set them aside in the garage to use as the initial logs to get fires going quicker when I get the opportunities. The rest of the wood will be on the rack we got for Christmas that came with a cover. I also got a propane torch to help speed up the process Has anyone done this? Time and temp? I have split and whole, ranging anywhere from 14 inches to 3 feet. If it would somehow leave a residue or taint the joe, I don't want to do it. I figure oak would mainly just have moisture coming out of it, but I'm no tree surgeon. Here's the pit for those who like to see different ideas. The inside is about 4 feet in diameter and the back is probably 4.5-5 feet tall. Thanks for any help!