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Skin-on-Frame: Green-white oak

Hello all,
I'm getting ready to build a sof canoe.
Not my first boat build, but my first sof.
I'm having trouble finding air dried white oak.
I have been talking with a saw mill that is cutting a white oak next week and I can get what I need rough cut.
It's a green tree.
Anyone ever use green wood for ribs, gunnels, etc?
I'm concerned with twisting/cracking after I mill it to shape?
Any thoughts?

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