Re: [Histonet] Black Walnut stains

From:Laurie Reilly

Dear All,
Old time timber workers used to use lemon juice and sugar to remove timber 
stains, maybe that is worth a try.

        Regards,   Laurie.

At 02:27 AM 12/09/2006 -0500, Susan Owens wrote:
>Guys, I need some help...
>Yesterday I decided to peel and clean some Black Walnuts to plant later. Now
>I've never done this before....My walnut trees came from my father-in-law's
>place years ago, where the trees grow wild in the mountains. When the nuts,
>which look like hard green apples, fell from the trees he peeled the thick
>hard outer cover then cleaned and polish the inner nut(taste great)...We
>were there one Christmas and took several nuts home, planted them, and now
>have several beautiful big shade trees. After all these years I decided I
>needed more trees(lost several oaks) and I wanted to replace the oaks with
>the walnuts...........Sooooooo since they are falling now, a collected
>several and started the hard job of peeling.....Under that green outer skin
>you fine a light color(yellow-green) meat covering the nut.....I had peeled
>a few when I saw that my hands were dirty....Well, it wasn't dirt.....Seems
>the clear juice coming from that meat turns brown-dark brown after a
>while.....I have tried everything and nothing will touch it.......Surely
>someone out there knows what to do!!!! HELP!!!!!
>Susan, who should of wore gloves,but who knew.
>Ohenry Labradors
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Mr.Laurie Reilly
School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
James Cook University
Townsville. 4811

Phone  07 4781 4468
Fax      07 4779 1526 

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