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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Making my first bow.

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  • James W. Pratt, Jr.
    Thanks! My dog likes to eat the rags I use to burnt umber hot steel with Boiled linseed oil. I try to keep from them. James Cunningham ... From: Carolus
    Message 1 of 29 , May 22, 2006
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      Thanks! My dog likes to eat the rags I use to "burnt umber" hot steel with
      Boiled linseed oil. I try to keep from them.

      James Cunningham


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Carolus von Eulenhorst" <eulenhorst@...>
      To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 4:14 PM
      Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Making my first bow.


      > Raw linseed oil is indeed non-toxic (in fact, used as a
      > laxative). It is typically difficult to find and not commonly used
      > because it can take 3 weeks to dry. Boiled linseed oil can dry in 16
      > hours and so is more common. However, it often has solvents and
      > fungicides added which make it quite toxic. Additionally, when
      > boiled it becomes thermopolymerized, in which form it is believed to
      > be toxic to the liver. In both forms it is a known aggressive
      > allergen when in contact with the skin.
      > Carolus
      >
      > At 12:30 PM 5/21/2006, you wrote:
      >
      > >I though linseed oil was edible(not palitable) but edible?
      > >
      > >James Cunningham
      > >also a wood worker
      > >----- Original Message -----
      > >From: "Carolus von Eulenhorst" <eulenhorst@...>
      > >To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      > >Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 11:55 PM
      > >Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Making my first bow.
      > >
      > >
      > > > If it is a salad bowl finish it is more likely mineral oil and not
      > > > linseed as it needs to be an edible finish.
      > > > Carolus
      > > >
      >
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