Preserve wood "cookies" -- Stabilizing a cross-cut section of wood, also known as a “cookie”, is challenging since this type of cut has the most tension in it. The wood will crack from the outside edge as the tension increases farther from the pith, forming a pie shaped crack. There are 2 key factors for achieving success when using Pentacryl: Completely saturate the wood. Dry it SLOWLY.
Artist Matt Brown says, 'We were running a bit short on shelving in the kitchen and wanted somewhere we could store all the preserves we’re going to make from the garden this year, so we went to the timber yard to see what they had. They had this, 155cm long piece of chestnut. It was pretty heavily cracked and pitted, with knotholes and so on. But, I had a plan. Resin inlay. A technique traditionally used with a colour-matched epoxy to the wood, to give an ‘invisible’ repair. I’m ...
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