Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Conservation Notes

Wooden Tool

PNE-01-A-0225



Begin Conservation Log

6 November 1997

stored in water until 5 December 1997

5 December 1997

placed in acetone bath (16 hrs)

6 December 1997

7:15 pm second acetone bath, vacuum to control small bubbles released

8:15 pm turned off pump, small bubbles still present, allowed to sit, pressure +/- due to air leak

9:40 pm pump on

10:00 pm placed in 10% SFD1/MTM mixture, vacuum on until heavy bubbles reduce to small

10:15 pm +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

10:30 pm +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

10:45 pm +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

11:15 pm +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

7 December 1997

12:20 am +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

1:00 am +/- vacuum to create small bubbles

1:45 am +/- vacuum to create small bubbles, delay in bubbles, full vacuum applied

2:00 am steady stream of bubbles, but small and isolated

2:15 am removed from vacuum chamber, allowed to sit

7:45 am removed from polymer bath, drained

9:00 am excess polymer cleaned off

10:30 am coated with catalyst using Q-tip

10:45 am placed in bag with small amount of catalyst on cloth


End Conservation Log

Comments:

21 December 1997

Great condition--conservation complete

21 Febuary 1998

Condition excellent

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    Last updated: 20 February 1998
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