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Wood Finishing Yakima WA

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 Yakima, WA listed below.

The Home Depot
2115 S First Street
Yakima, WA
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Roy's Ace Hardware
(509) 453-4725
405 W Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA
Stein's Hardware
(509) 965-2622
7200 W Nob Hill Blvd, Meadowbrook Mall
Yakima, WA
Kmart 4439 / Cross Merch
(509) 248-1990
2304 E Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA
Store Hours
Store Type
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22

509 248-3032
Union Gap, WA
Hometown Ace Hardware
(509) 972-4400
3700 Tieton Dr, Tieton Village Shopping Center
Yakima, WA
Modern Staple Inc- Yakima
(800) 562-7967
5010 W Chestnut Avenue Yakima, WA, 98908
Yakima, WA
Inland Fastening Systems- Yakima
302 S First Street Yakima, WA, 98901
Yakima, WA
Western Tool Supply- Union Gap
1901 South 14th Street Union Gap, WA, 98903
Union Gap, WA
(509) 248-3032
2500 Rudkin Road
Union Gap, WA
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

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.


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

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