Carpenter electrifies wood to make designs

Carpenter electrifies wood to make designs
Canadian Woodworks applies high voltage to wood, creating intricate Lichtenberg figures.

The wood is first soaked in water and baking soda, and then brushed with a hardening oil.

A high voltage transformer is then used for the electricity. It can produce between 4,000 and 10,000 volts which makes this technique extremely dangerous if not done carefully.

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Carpenter electrifies wood to make designs

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