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Re: Help! My Oaxacan animal has termites!


From: Carolyn Roberts (croberts18_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Sep 24 2004 - 07:16:25 PDT

What about zapping it for a few seconds in the microwave...that's what we do
with moss when we're going to use it for an arrangement.

> I recently bought a jackrabbit wood carving made by Zeny Fuentes from
> It is beautiful! I noticed that after a few days of it sitting on my
shelf, it
> had "expelled" little piles of sawdust. I saw tiny holes and thought maybe
> that they were intentionally drilled and the sculpture was simply
> the sawdust. (Why I thought this is beyond me. I have another sculpture
and it
> didn't do this.) Today, I noticed more piles of sawdust and lifted it to
> There was a termite crawling out of one of the holes! Can anyone please
> me what in the world I should do? Is it a lost cause? Do I call the
> LOL. IT would be really funny if I hadn't paid so much for it.
> Thanks in advance,
> Denise Pannell
> Defiance, OH
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