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Old 11-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #1
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We are trying to restore a 1940`s dresser which has clearly had woodworm in the past. We have given it one coat of treatment. Is this enough? How do we know if its worked?

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Old 11-02-2008, 02:49 PM   #2
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Try this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_furniture_beetle
It may be old damage and the larvae may be long gone. Article says they've a four-year life cycle so unless you've seen evidence of damage in last 4-5 years, it is probably safe but that is only a guess on my part.
There is a link at end of the article that may be useful.

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Thanks very much for your help Bob
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