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Posted on White Residue in Leopard Wood Grain

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#1 posted 06-05-2014 07:33 AM

It’s beautiful wood and the white looks a lot like when the pores on open grain woods like Elm and Oak are purposely filled with white wax to give the same effect. It’s a technique known as ‘liming’. I guess lime was use in the past, perhaps mixed with wax to make it spreadable. Personally I like that effect and I believe it adds interest to the grain.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.


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