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I would like to restore an outside wall (now an interior wall of an enclosed porch) of an old log cabin (over 100 years old). All chinking has fallen out and there are boards and smaller pieces between the 14" pine logs. We have been told that cement be can be used to chink these logs. Is this true?


Cement used to be used (mortar actually), but I would recommend using Grip Strip Backer and then Perma Chink. The mortar doesn't work very well and can cause rot.

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