How to Use the Woodwise White Oak Test Kit
The Woodwise White Oak Test Kit is a simple and convenient tool for identifying the presence of oak in wood samples. It is commonly used in the construction and woodworking industries, as well as by hobbyists and DIY enthusiasts.
To use the test kit, all you need is the kit itself, a hammer, a screwdriver, and a wood sample. Simply remove the plastic cap from the test kit, place the wood sample onto a flat surface, and tap the end of the test kit onto the wood using the hammer. The liquid solution in the vial will change color, indicating the presence of oak.
You can then compare the color of the solution to the color chart provided with the test kit to determine the percentage of oak in the wood sample. It's that easy!
In addition to its simplicity and convenience, the Woodwise White Oak Test Kit is also highly accurate, making it a reliable choice for identifying oak in wood samples. So whether you're a professional in the construction or woodworking industry, or just a DIY enthusiast looking for an easy way to identify oak in your wood projects, the Woodwise White Oak Test Kit is a great tool to have on hand.
Step by Step Guide:
First, gather all the necessary materials. You will need the Woodwise White Oak Test Kit, a scraper, to make the shavings from the sample of wood that you would like to test.
Remove the plastic cap from the test kits. You should see two small vial filled with a liquid solution. Pour a 50/50 mix of the two liquids into the sample plates.
Use your scraper to produce the shavings from the piece of oak.
Take your shavings of wood and carefully place it onto the provided white sample plates.
Use something to help stir the shavings thouroughly into the liquid.
After a few minutes, the liquid solution in the vial should will either stay the same or turn super black. This black color change indicates the presence of white oak in the wood sample.
Compare the color of the solution to the color chart provided in the test kit. This will help you determine the type of oak in the wood sample.
Once you have determined the type of oak in the wood sample, simply replace the plastic cap on the test kits and store it in a safe place for future use.
Wood Wise Test Kit Sample Showing Both Red and White Oak