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.
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