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RE: NFC: Re: Re: tree bleed
html you mean.. A MIME is a terrible thing to waste!
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From: owner-nfc at actwin_com [mailto:owner-nfc at actwin_com]On Behalf Of
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2001 4:31 PM
To: nfc at actwin_com
Subject: Re: NFC: Re: Re: tree bleed
[Please don't post to lists in MIME. It makes answering very difficult
to mention reading).]
> Don't happen to know how to get cedar to sink do you? I've heard
that cedar has certain properties that never let it rot which is why
it's used for
> fence posts and stuff like that. Does this also mean it will never
water log? I've got a piece of plexiglass wedged under the top plexi
of my tank
> pinning the log down at about center mass. This bastard REALLY
wants to float, and it wont let up. It's about 4 feet long and 'was'
about a foot
> in diameter until I cut in in half with some roots shooting out at
Cedar is basically a very soft, light wood. Redwood has similar
and does eventually decompose when submersed for a long time. IDK
The standard method for soft woods that will never sink, is to screw
silicone them to a piece of roofing tile. That can be buried in the
substrate so it does not show.
> ALSO...anyone have a suggestion to use as a backing on a 30 inch
tall tank (can't get over 24 inch backings in town). I would like to
> something that would go on almost like a rubbery paint, so it could
spread on easy, not ruin the wood if I get some on it, and come off
> affecting the plexiglass. Putting 'something black/blue/whatever'
back behind it just doesn't do the effect of having some bonded air
tight to the
A number of our local plant folks like the thick dark cork tiles that
sold at the hardware stores for panelling. Silicone it to the back or
piece of plexi, and plant it with moss, ferns, etc. Looks natural, and
easy to cut/splice for an exact fit. Some work it over with a Dremel
it isn't so flat on the exposed surface. Seems to hold up
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntley1 at home_com
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