Re: Statement re creosote
- creosote is the coating of black tar looking stuff on wooden phone
poles and railroad timbers. it is everywhere if you know what it
looks like. By contrast the wood in ordinary pressure treated lumber
tends to be greenish in color until it gets bleached out by the
railroad ties start out life as wonderful examples of straight
grained oak timbers. Then they are treated with creosote.
> From: "cheeperdrunk" <cheeperdrunk@y...>
> Date: Sat Feb 28, 2004 5:24 am
> Subject: Re: cheap american oak in australia?
> Commonly treated with creosote, not in the u.s.a. it must be in the
> little backwards countrys like harry lives in