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" ... nearest the surface. This is best done in running water; if such is not at hand, a bath may be substituted, the water of which needs frequent change. Timber so treated, like raft- timber, will season more quickly, and is known to be more durable.... "
Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Page 107
by Ohio State Board of Agriculture - 1888
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Journal of the United States Association of Charcoal Iron Workers, Volumes 7-8

United States association of charcoal iron workers - 1886 - 876 pages
...to immerse the prepared timber in water, from one to three weeks, to dissolve the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running...which needs frequent change. Timber so treated, like raft-timber, will season more quickly and is known to be more durable. If practicable the application...
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The Indian Forester, Volume 15

1889 - 612 pages
...from one to three weeks, to dissolve the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done by running water — if such is not at hand, a bath may...application of boiling water or steam is an advantage in leaching out the sap. " If the wood was not well dried or seasoned, the coat will only hasten decay....
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Report on the Substitution of Metal for Wood in Railroad Ties

Edward Ernest Russell Tratman - 1890 - 438 pages
...timber in water, from one to three weeks, in order to dissolve and leach out the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running water — if such is not at hand, a tank may be substituted, the water of which needs, however, frequent change. Timber so treated, like...
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Bulletin (United States. Division of Forestry)

1890 - 438 pages
...timber in water, from one to three weeks, in order to dissolve and leach out the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running water — if such is not at hand, a tank may be substituted, the water of which needs, however, frequent change. Timber so treated, like...
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Building and Repairing Railways: Supplement to the Science of Railways

Marshall Monroe Kirkman - 1901 - 672 pages
...timber in water from one to three weeks, in order to dissolve and leach out the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running water — if such is not at hand, a tank may be substituted, the water of which needs, however, frequent change. Timber so treated, like...
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The Science of Railways, Volume 3

Marshall Monroe Kirkman - 1903 - 510 pages
...timber in water from one to three weeks, in order to dissolve and leach out the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running water — if such is not at hand, a tank may be substituted, the water of which needs, however, frequent change. Timber so treated, like...
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Forest Leaves, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 20

1886 - 318 pages
...to immerse the prepared timber in water, from one to three weeks, to dissolve the fermentable matter nearest the surface. This is best done in running...which needs frequent change. Timber so treated, like raft-timber, will season more q'rickly and is known to be more durable. If practicable, the application...
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