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Question:


restoring log home built in 1700's. permachink is just too costly for this size home can you recommend a recipe for something or could i use joint compound.space between logs is about 3-5". thanks

Answer:

Daubing Mixes

parts (volume)material

MIX A
1/4cement
1lime
4sand
1/8dry color
hog bristles or excelsior
MIX B
6sand
4lime
1cement
MIX C
1portland cement
4-8lime
7-10sand

Mix A (Donald A. Hutsler, "Log Cabin Restoration: Guidelines for the Historical Society," American Association for State and Local History, Technical Leaflet No. 74, "History News," Vol. 29, No. 5 (May 1974.)

Mix B and C are reprinted from "Log Structures: Preservation and Problem-Solving," by Harrison Goodall and Renee Friedman, Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1980.

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Chinking:

By the shovel:

1 portland cement

3 strained sawdust

4 fibered plaster

2 masonry sand

2 masonry cement

mix dry add water

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Posted By John Ellick
10/30/2012
Applied Permachink's Lifeline Advance finish to surface, and overnight temps dropped resulting in white blushing. They say wait until temps get higher...any other fixes for this blushing??