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post #1 of 2 Old 03-20-2010, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
how to prepare dw

i have fresh manzanita wood that i cut last weekend. i was told that if i bake it until it's dry (it's still green, clearly), peel the bark, and then boil it, it will be tank-ready.

what temp should i bake it at? do i use sandpaper to de-bark it?

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post #2 of 2 Old 03-21-2010, 08:03 AM
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Cross check on the Temp but I wanna say it was something around 125-150F.
Once you've baked it the bark will just chip off easily.

Sounds like a nice DW there - Waiting on pictures

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