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Ebonizing wood #1: carbonisation

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Blog entry by Dominik Matus posted 05-16-2013 08:26 PM 768 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My schoolmate tried one way of ebonising wood which our teacher heard from someone. The essence is carbonisation in linseed oil without access of oxygen. In the proccess water from maple wood was evaporating. The result is still flexible. We think oil replaced water. Gluing is not problem.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration



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#1 posted 05-17-2013 05:46 AM

Interesting. Does it glue?

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#2 posted 05-17-2013 03:47 PM

I don’t know now. But I think yes, because this oil polymerizes.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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#3 posted 05-24-2013 12:08 PM

I’d still rather fume wood with ammonia than cook it…

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#4 posted 05-24-2013 12:33 PM

Yes, it’s possible way too.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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