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Home Spalting #1: What is spalting?

06-07-2018 11:01 PM by Matt Bielenberg | 0 comments »

Spalting is the decay of wood by fungal attack. At this point I should say that most of what I have learned about this subject has come from: classes and instruction from Dr. Seri Robinson, her book, and Sculpting Wood contemporary tools and techniques by Mark Lindquist. That being said my thoughts, feelings and experiments are my own. If spalting is just rotten wood why can’t you just go out in to the woods and find it? Well you can. However it may be more difficult than you think finding wood that’s been down the right amount of time, in the species that you want, in a place that you have permission to cut, where you can haul out the wood. By comparison If I spalting it m...

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