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Question:


We have a 1950's pine d-log home. It was painted when we purchased it 3 years ago. Some of the logs are now rotten. It is worth it to have it sandblasted or should we just put a new coat of paint on it? Also, I've read that corncob blasting leaves the log surface rough. Is that correct?

Answer:

You should have it removed. Corn blasting does "fuzz" the wood a little, I call it a velvet finish. Sand blasting will not be much better. If you want a smooth finish you will have to sand the logs after blasting.

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