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Question:


I have a lob cabin built in the 40's, with original mortar chinking. the logs average 6-7" diameter. The chinking is 1 to 1.5" wide. Do I have to remove the existing chinking or simply cover the existing. I would remove any loose chinking.

Answer:

Covering it is fine as long as the edges are not rough so that you can get a nice clean line with the new.

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Posted By Phyllis Cherry
11/29/2012
I have a chestnut log cabin that was built in the 1930's. Some of the interior chinking needs minor repair. What do I use?

Thank you