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Preserving and repairing palm wood
santa
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Joined: Dec 20, 2011
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From: North America
Posted: 2018-07-01 6:39 pm   Permalink

Whats the best way to preserve carved palm wood kept outside , and fixing it if its cracked?

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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2018-07-01 7:11 pm   Permalink

Not much
Sun kills it

Id say move it inside

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4WDtiki
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Joined: Aug 03, 2004
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From: Omao, Kauai
Posted: 2018-07-01 7:37 pm   Permalink

Fill the cracks with wood filler and slather the whole thing with either spar varnish or exterior polyurethane.
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Will carve
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Joined: Apr 06, 2011
Posts: 987
From: Ft. Lauderdale Fl.
Posted: 2018-07-02 07:40 am   Permalink

Is that Queen palm?
That's what Queen palm does usually.
I avoid it.
Palm is tuff to put outside.
All wood does better inside.
What are you carving?


 
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