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We purchased a 75 yr. old hand built pine cabin in manitoba, Canada. It has little of the origional stain on it--is mostly pitch black with mildew and weathered wood. We used Woods wood conditioner on the logs scrubbing them with hard bristle brusches and rinsing them with water run our of a hose. We were then advised to allow the logs to dry, treat them with a boron product and then eventually to use a solid stain. I am concerned that we may have added moisture to the logs and will contribute t

Answer:

If you let it dry good for a couple of weeks you should be OK if you didn't powerwash. Not sure if the borate will work for you since it doesn't sound like you took it back to good clean wood.

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