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To: octex

Don’t know. But yes, waterproofing and corrosion resistance are good uses of birch bark oil or tar, even today. I’ve never tried making it myself. I’d probably set the neighborhood on fire. It’s nice and flammable too.


5 posted on 11/17/2019 2:51:22 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Seems pretty simple.

http://www.practicalprimitive.com/skillofthemonth/birchtar.html


14 posted on 11/17/2019 7:26:49 AM PST by CJ Wolf (Freedom, if you can keep it)
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