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Old 11-04-2012, 05:04 AM   #1
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DIY Driftwood I made


Just wanted to share some driftwood pieces I made of a japanese maple tree.

It was all fresh wood so I had remove the bark. With some I carved it off, others i power washed. My next step is to let it dry.

This piece is less than 10 inches




One of my favorites










This is the biggest piece. Around 30 inches


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I plan of using the largest piece of driftwood in this tank.


Same tank next to a 29g to get a idea of the size.
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Nice work, I am currently trying to make some driftwood myself I didn't pull the bark off though it's some kind of oak tree judging by the leaves but it is soaking in a hot tub shell right now ill soak it for a week or two then dry it, bake it, and soak it again

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Nice work, I am currently trying to make some driftwood myself I didn't pull the bark off though it's some kind of oak tree judging by the leaves but it is soaking in a hot tub shell right now ill soak it for a week or two then dry it, bake it, and soak it again

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Maybe that will loosen the bark. Could you let me know how it works out for you?
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No problem ill take a pic of it when I pull it out for its first drying

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