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more bug questions
« on: March 12, 2006, 05:07:56 PM »
I sawed up a few logs that had been down for a few years on the ground, it's white oak and chestnut oak.

some of the sapwood has lots of holes in it.  I'm assuming from bugs.  should I fumigate it? treat it with borates? burn it?

the holes are pretty small, around 1/16" or so, no bigger than an 1/8"

the holes:


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Woodmizer LT40HDG25 / Stihl 066 alaskan
lots of dull bands and chains

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Re: more bug questions
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2006, 11:43:48 AM »
I think you could safely assume that the buggers that left those holes only like wet wood. Get it sticked and drying and they will take a hike. 
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