Accession Number : AD0753840

Title :   How PEG Helps the Hobbyist who Works with Wood,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Mitchell,H. L.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Polyethyklene glycol-1000 (PEG) is introduced to the hobbyist as an agent to dimensionally stabilize wood. Directions are given for mixing PEG solutions, preparing treating vats, and drying and gluing treated wood. Directions are also given for producing decorator clocks, bowls and other turnings, green wood carvings, statuary, and rifle stocks with maximum dimensional stability. 'How to's' for protecting imported wood carvings and for preserving archaelogical specimens are also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, PRESERVATION), (*RECREATION, WOOD), PROTECTIVE TREATMENTS, IMPREGNATION, DRYING, PROTECTION, MOISTURE, STABILIZATION

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE