Powder post


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See Dry rot, under Dry.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(2009) An illustrated key to powder post beetles (Coleoptera, Bostrichidae) associated with rubberwood in Thailand, with new records and a checklist of species found in Southern Thailand.
The heartwood is durable; however, the sapwood is susceptible to attack by the powder post beetle and common furniture beetle.
For instance, the man who built my cabin, Joe Biek, told me about paraffin wax, which is brushed on logs as a sealant, helping to keep out powder post beetles and give the logs a golden glow.
An illustrated key to powder post beetles (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) associated with rubberwood in Thailand, with new records and a checklist of species found in southern Thailand.
The heartwood is durable, however, the sapwood is susceptible to attack by the powder post beetle and common furniture beetle.
A pest comes in many forms--a subterranean termite, a powder post beetle, or a carpenter ant.
The powder post beetles include wood boring beetles of at least three families, the Lyctidae or true powder post beetles, the Anobiidae or Death-watch beetles and the Bostrichidae, the branch and twig borers (sometimes called false powder post beetles).
In the UK the insects that cause the most problems are the common furniture beetle, death watch beetle, powder post beetle and the house longhorn beetle plus weevils.