03-20-2008, 03:29 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
| | Questions about driftwood
I'm considering collecting some driftwood from a large lake nearby my house. I've read much information in the posts about how to prepare driftwood such as boiling, bleaching, baking in the oven, etc. I am planning on boiling mine as I will be using small pieces. I'm also going to make sure that what I have is hardwood and not softwood. The question that I have is the other day I went to the lake to pick up a few pieces and much of what I found seemed a solid as in it was not easy to break but at the same time seems soft. I am sure that the pieces that I found were hardwood and not softwood. So the question is should drift would have this soft feeling or should I look for pieces and have a firmer feel to them?
Also, any tips from anyone about driftwood is welcome.