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Subject: Wood borer infestation

Wood borer infestation

From: Jerry Shiner <keepsafe>
Date: Friday, December 8, 2000
Dee Stubbs <a5a24354 [at] telus__net> writes

>Has anyone had recent experience with eradicating a wood borer
>infestation in a large painted wooden artifact?

How large is large? A tent/bubble/envelope for anoxic treatment
using carbon dioxide or nitrogen could be set up in situ. By using
an envelope made of transparent film the object could be left on
display whilst being treated. With an explanation posted, this might
be an interesting process for the general public.

More information is at <URL:>

Jerry Shiner
Keepsafe Systems
Micro-climate and Oxygen-free storage for Professional Conservators
Fax: 416-703-5991

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:33
                 Distributed: Monday, December 18, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-33-005
Received on Friday, 8 December, 2000

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