How long will it take wood to dry after using Pentacryl?

By |2017-04-25T02:59:28-06:00August 14th, 2012|Blog, Wood Treatment|

This is a common question from woodworkers using Pentacryl to stabilize their wood. There are 2 key factors to using Pentacryl successfully: Completely saturate the wood with Pentacryl (by soaking it or brushing it on) Dry the wood SLOWLY By drying the wood slowly, we mean let the Pentacryl treated wood dry naturally in an area [...]

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Treating Waterlogged Wood

By |2017-04-25T02:59:28-06:00August 14th, 2012|Blog, Wood Treatment|

The warmer weather of summertime means more playing outside and in the water. This in turn brings out neat "discoveries". We have recently received several inquiries regarding the treatment and stabilization of waterlogged wood items that have been found in the ocean, freshwater lakes and rivers. What is Waterlogged Wood? Wood becomes waterlogged after prolonged [...]

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What is End Grain Sealer Used For?

By |2017-04-25T02:59:28-06:00August 14th, 2012|Blog, Wood Treatment|

We have received many questions regarding the purpose and use of our End Grain Sealer. The End Grain Sealer is not to be confused with our Pentacryl or Wood Juice products. In fact, they can be used in conjunction with each other. End Grain Sealer is a wax emulsion that is applied to the end [...]

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Drying Logs

By |2017-04-25T02:59:28-06:00August 14th, 2012|Blog, Wood Treatment|

For the woodworker working with green logs, you often find it difficult to dry these large pieces without cracking or having them split open. It doesn't seem to matter what type of wood it is. Often times, the wood is cut into slabs and dried that way, this will relieve some of the tension. However, [...]

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