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Killing or Preventing Wood Boring Beetles

1958 days ago by mmh | 13 comments »

I’d like to hear your input on how to kill or prevent wood boring beetles in lumber. When I receive wood, especially green, if I’m storing this indoors, I make sure to remove the bark and inspect for signs of wood boring insects. When I received a shipment of Texas Ebony, upon my request it was milled and had been liberally doused with an insecticide prior to shipment. I removed the bark and most of the sapwood to reveal grubs still alive. I removed as much tainted wood as p...

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