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Tar Distillation

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Tar Distillation

Post by Volgadon » Tue September 16th, 2008, 1:02 pm

Does anyone know what methods were employed in the 17th century to make wood tar?

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Post by annis » Tue September 16th, 2008, 9:00 pm

Don't know if this is any help to you, Volgadon- info of interest starts on page 247
http://books.google.com/books?id=XeqWOk ... #PPA247,M1

Some time ago i read Josephine Humphreys' novel "Nowhere Else on Earth", set in Robeson County, North Carolina in the Civil War period. One thing which was interesting was the thriving industry producing turpentine and pine-tar

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Post by Christine Blevins » Tue September 16th, 2008, 10:53 pm

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