Turning Archive 2004

Mold on my pecan wood

Carl B.
>Happy Thanks giving all.

I have a problem I hope you good people can help me with.
I boiled some pecan pieces after roughing them out,after the boiling I put them in a plastic bag to dry.This was about 5 weeks ago.When I checked on them today they were covered with green mold.I decide to turn one of them to see how for the mold had gone in.There were 2 cracks in the wood and the mold ran into the cracks all the way thru.
Should I have used paper instead of plastic?

What can I do to get rid of the green mold?

I plan on using the alcohol method on the next batch of rough turnings,maybe I'll have better luck.

Thanks for any responses.

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