Preservation Solutions’ Pentacryl™ is a wood stabilizer used by
woodcarvers, woodturners and furniture makers to keep green wood from
cracking, checking and splitting during the drying process.
Pentacryl™ will not react with the tanic acids in the wood and will
make your wood look cleaner and brighter! If you enjoy turning or
working with green wood but struggle with cracking, checking or warping,
you need to take a closer look at Pentacryl™!
Excellent results have been achieved with many types of wood
including Eastern White Pine, Basswood, Tupelo, Walnut, Apple Wood,
Hawthorne, Cherry, Rock Maple, Soft Maple, Ash, Modrone, Bamboo and many
Pentacryl™ can be brushed on or for smaller pieces, the wood can be
immersed and soaked into a 100% solution of Pentacryl™. Dyes can be
added to the Pentacryl™ or the wood can be stained after treatment.
Once the wood is dry, it can be sanded, stained, wood burned, glued
and finished (sealed). We recommend using oil or alcohol based stains,
dyes and sealers as water based products may not dry properly and leave
the surface of the wood tacky. Pentacryl™ will not discolor the wood,
is non-hygroscopic and will not oxidize, decompose or migrate in the
wood when exposed to different degrees of temperature and relative