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What sort of BARK to use?

Posted by joyce58 (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 24, 07 at 9:19

Hi.. I would like to include some tree bark on crafts projects.
Can anyone tell me the bark of which tree would be best for a material that does not fall apart too easily, and also how to be sure there are no insects living in the bark....Don't want anyone to have a suprise!
I live in New York and would like to use materials found on my own property.
Thanks,
Joyce


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RE: What sort of BARK to use?

Around here we have shagbark hickory trees. My brother would use the bark to cover wooden birdhouses.
Here's a pic of the one he did for me.
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Here is a link that might be useful: shagbark hickory


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