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Forum topic by interpim posted 03-18-2009 06:03 AM 2475 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-18-2009 06:03 AM

I saw some Minwax Wood Hardener at the store today…

Will this stuff work to prevent my softer woods from breaking up when I turn them?

-- San Diego, CA

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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 03-18-2009 06:08 AM

Wood hardener….hay this is a family site. We don’t need to hear about your problems with soft wood.

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#2 posted 03-18-2009 07:17 AM

Let me help your mind out of the gutter LOL :P

-- San Diego, CA

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#3 posted 03-18-2009 03:22 PM

interpim, are you supposed to wipe it on or drink it? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 03-18-2009 03:32 PM

Try this link.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#5 posted 03-18-2009 06:27 PM

I used some on a spalted maple pen blank. I soaked it, let it dry for a week, then turned the pen. It didn’t harden the wood as much as stiffen it. My results were poor(my own fault). I don,t know if this helps , but maybe start off with something small. Good luck.

-- Andy Stark

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