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Forum topic by rf58 posted 04-08-2010 12:08 AM 3639 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-08-2010 12:08 AM

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I have some cross cut slabs of hackberry or mulberry cut on a 45 ° angle 1 1/2 ” thick .. How would you stop them from splitting / checking .
I have them soaking in water now one in salt and going to put 1 in e85 gasoline What Say U.

-- rf58, Illinois

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#1 posted 04-08-2010 01:10 AM

I have had good luck with this:

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#2 posted 04-08-2010 03:38 AM

i heard of this product but i want to carve names in these – then finish them . if i use a brand name i would probably use. pentacryle from what i got out of it that is the one i need not wood juice or polycryl witch are all about 50 to 60$ a gallon. did you ever hear of these.. im looking for a less expensive way thank you for your imput..

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#3 posted 04-08-2010 06:00 AM

Use paint

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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