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Re: Wood



At 08:25 PM 11/23/98 -0700, Tesla List wrote:

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>
>	Wood works fine if you soak it in hot paraffin wax, temperature well
>above 212 F.  Preferably the stuff should be as hot as it can be
>without scorching the wood.  The heat vaporizes the water and it bubbles
>out, and is then replaced with wax as the stuff cools.
>
>Ed

My experience many years ago was that paraffin treatment warps the wood
badly, more so for large surfaces and thin stock.

Sorry about this late comment--I'm way behind trying to catch up with this
list.

Norm