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Can I chink over oakum/hemp oiled rope or will it need to be removed?
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We've cobb blasted our cabin.   The ends appear to have darkened,  is there any way to bring them back to life so the stain looks good,  not burnt?  we...
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How do I replace a rotted log?
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i have a log cabin that i purchased and use it as a rental. In the inside of my cabin on one of the logs i have a candle...
Is it best to use an Osborn brush when sanding prior to staining?
I'm a contractor in NH that has been regularly applying DEFY to a log cabin for a customer on his log cabin. The majority of the house is smooth...
I all ready put a polyurethane over my oil base finish will the chinking stick to it?
I have just purchased a log home that has loose cracking chinking in places and has had other products put on it seems to be like caulk and silicon....
I am building a small guest cabin here in northwest Florida out of long needle pine logs I cut off our property. They vary in size from 11 inches...
We have a 20 year old cabin and the interior has never been finished so the logs have just darkened over time. What is the best method to lightened...
I would like to build my own log cabin. I own 85 acres of cedar, hemlock, pine and large tamarack. I want to cut half logs. I have a...
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We recently purchased some mill cut cedar logs, only to find out that some of the logs had small rotting spots. Is it possible to treat those spots prior...
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The half log with bark trim was attacked by woodpeckers and is falling off. I want to replace all the trim. What do I have to do to keep...
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our log home is 30 years old. we are in need of repair on inside of a log where our dog gnawed a large hole in it. how can...
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What is the best wood protection for the interior and exterior? And the best crack fillers?
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I want to remove my upper kitchen cabinets but if I do the log walls underneath will be much lighter in color. Is there something I can do or...
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I live in the Cincinnati/Dayton, OH area and own a 3 y/o log home. We need to restain, but one side of the house is peeling badly and starting...
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I have a Neville Log Cabin that is 24 X 32. 964 Square feet. I put a full basement under the cabin when we built it in 2001. Is...
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I have just bought a log home that needs to be disassembled. What is the Best way to get the stake (nails) out of the wood?
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I'm going to be retaining a log cabin the person that did it 2 years ago used one step outlast the medium reddish brown it didn't hold well and...
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