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I have a friend that I met on the internet appox. 9 years ago. She and her husband puchased an old 1870's log home in Ontario, Canada and added on to it. Three years ago her husband came down with Lue Garreg's Desease, and as a result the upkeep on their dream home has deteriated greatly. Her husband just past away approx. 7 weeks ago, and my friend has mentioned that the chinking in the original 1870's portion of their home has become cracked to the point where it is falling out and she has

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You can chink right over the exsisting chink to seal it up.

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Posted By Dick Hershman
7/22/2008
We are restoring an 1870 log cabin in our backyard. It is 20 x 30 and will not be lived in but used for family gatherings most likely. Wondering about the chinking process....should we use some insulation and can we still keep the look of that era??? What kind of a mixture do you recommend for the chinking??? Thanks