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Wood Finishing Springfield MO

Here you will learn a particular wood finishing technique that uses Pentacryl wood preservative for special woodworking projects. Wood finishing is a very important process and you want to make sure you are using the right wood finishing products. Find everything you need for your wood finishing needs including clear finishes, rubbing pads, brushes, spray guns and more at the hardware supply stores in Springfield, MO listed below.

The Home Depot
(417)881-7277
2104 E Independence
Springfield, MO
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Meeks The Builders Choice
(417) 862-5595
1551 W. Mt. Vernon
Springfield, MO
 
H K & W INC
(417) 869-4527
610 W CHESTNUT ST SPRINGFIELD, MO, 65806
Springfield, MO
 
Cowan's Ace Hdw
(417) 869-2912
3310 W College Ave, Corner of West Bypass and Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO
 
Meeks The Builders Choice
(417) 862-6487
2741 S Scenic
Springfield, MO
 
BALLEW SAW & TOOL
(417) 865-7511
325 S Kimbrough Ave Springfield, MO, 65806
Springfield, MO
 
Herrman Lumber Co - Springfield
(417) 862-2800
1917 S State Hwy Mm
Springfield, MO
 
White Cap- Springfield
417-832-8837
423 North Belcrest Avenue Springfield, MO, 65802
Springfield, MO
 
Springfield True Value
(417) 886-4171
4121 South Cox
Springfield, MO
 
KEL WELCO DISTRIBUTING/Springfield
(417) 832-8837
423 N Belcrest Ave Springfield, MO, 65802
Springfield, MO
 

Wood Finishing

Wood Stabilizer Prevents Cracks

Q. A recent storm left a large tree limb in our yard. I'd like to slice cross sections for plaques and trivets. How do I keep theslices from splitting as they dry?

A. Pentacryl wood preservative is an excellent product made forthis very purpose. A slice of wood will always split because, as itdries, the cells collapse and wither just like a dry sponge. Thisstress from contraction literally pulls the disk apart, usuallyresulting in a single, nasty split that runs from the bark edge towardthe pith. Pentacryl reinforces the cells so they retain their shape asthey dry. As a result, very little stress builds up in the wood andcracks rarely occur. Pentacryl is nontoxic and is compatible with anykind of finish. Here are a few tips about making plaques from DaleKnobloch, the owner of Preservation Solutions, which makes Pentacryl.
-  To keep the bark edge on a slab, cut the wood during the winter.
-   Wood that has been outside, especially in winter, should be brought to room temperature before you apply Pentacryl.
-   Don't overtreat—plan to soak your wood no more than five minutes for every inch of its thickness.
-  After treatment, the wood must be allowed to dry evenly. Make sure it is exposed to air on all sides.
-  Don't hurry the drying by adding heat or air movement.

Source:

Woodcraft, (800) 225-1153, www.woodcraft.com, Pentacryl wood stabilizer, 1 qt., #129318, $16; 1 gal., #129319, $47.

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