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I just purchased a log cabin built in 1929. The logs are cedar and the exterior is the original cedar bark. It wasn't maintained by its previous owner and has the black finish at the bottom from the snow line. I would like to stain the bark to get rid of the black snow line and protect it from the snow in the future but am not sure if there is a special stain and/or process for staining cedar bark.

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Staining the bark will be very difficult. it will be harder to maintain if you let it go too long in between maintenance times.

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Posted By Roy Higgs
11/16/2014
What type of stain should I use on the bark? What method is best; e.g. spraying or brush. Is there a cleaner I can use to remove the black snow line?