Originally Posted by speers90
I apologize, I misunderstood. I thought you were worried they wouldn't dry if they were exposed to weather.
You do need to wait a while to stain it, but that depends how wet the boards were to start with. Did you notice any moisture squeezing out of the boards when you cut or screwed them?
I noticed that once or twice when I was putting the decking screws in the 1 1/4 x 6 boards on the table top.