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We have a forty year old cabin near Flagstaff, AZ that has 2 X 8 Ponderosa Pine Log cabin siding. The stain color has become too dark brown after periodic stainings, so we chose to have the siding walnut blasted, and a test section was blasted. We thought we had already decided on the perfect Amber/Honey stain with Messmers Timberflex Log Home Formula, Natural Cedar stain, based on experimenting with blasted samples. However, blasting of the actual siding had to go DEEPER to remove the stain


Not sure what the question is, but I would recommend Osborne brushing before staining to improve the surface from blasting.

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Posted By Mitch
?? Built my log home in 2004 the outside is true half logs. And in the last 12 years we have stained it 2 times over the last 4 years the stain got really dark. We want to strip that crap and seal our logs w a natural color. Any tips on what kind of stripper I can use. Not sure what the stain was. Thanks