DP Gregersen wrote:
> I'm not a botonist, but the urushi tree is a distant relation of
> poison oak, and the sickness produces similar symptoms.
From what I understand the two plants have the same poison. If that's the
case it won't do anything to me at all. I can roll naked in poison ivy and
nothing happens... well, the poison ivy and anyone watching might get upset
> Do be careful, but as long as you don't get it on yourself, you
> should probably be ok. As far as importing it, it seems to be a
> gray area. Paint is paint, most likely as far as customs is
There are places to get it domestically, but I've been doing a bit of
reading and have found that there are better wearing things out there. Epoxy
and automotive paint being very high on the list. Not period, but good for
things that will actually be worn regularly.
He who seeks will find, and he who knocks will be let in.