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Forum topic by Holbs posted 08-21-2015 11:39 PM 969 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-21-2015 11:39 PM

Electrolysis for wood ? Or using arc welder? Wonder how he controls the general direction.

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#1 posted 08-22-2015 12:07 AM

Interesting. I’m guessing the wood has to be green, so the current can follow the moisture lines?

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#2 posted 08-22-2015 12:13 AM



Electrolysis for wood ? Or using arc welder? Wonder how he controls the general direction.

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#3 posted 08-22-2015 12:29 AM

High voltage transformer. Possibly from a microwave.
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#4 posted 08-22-2015 10:57 PM

Wonder if that’s just water or maybe he melted soldering paste?

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