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Aug 18, 2012, 09:00 PM
I made a table using a piece of juniper which was dryed out. I coated it with 3 coats of varathane and now 8 months later there seems to be bugs in the table. As Juniper is a termite resistant wood what could it be and how do I get rid of it?
There is a hole in the wood and fine shavings on the floor.


Aug 29, 2012, 01:32 AM
Beetles are your main culprit. Possibly powderpost beetles. Call a termite fumigation company. A customer might allow you to throw your table in under the tarp.

Wood-Boring Beetles in Homes Management Guidelines--UC IPM (http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7418.html)