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I have half-log tongue and groove pine siding in my living room. It was initially stained a cedar color with transparent stain and I don’t believe a sealer was...
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I have woodpecker damage to cedar siding.  It's silver dollar sized.  I was going to mix some sort of epoxy with cedar sawdust I bought so that it might...
Hey Log Doc! My log home was initially built in 2008, it was only partially stained and the rest was covered in sun damage. When I purchased in 2015...
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We have a Southland Log Home built in '96. 8"x12" kiln dried tongue and groove logs with a "chinking cut" (decorative) that had never been filled. Used Energy Seal...
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Early 40s renovated cabin with original round log walls (now all interior walls) with 2ish inch chinking. I'm not sure what the chinking is made of, but it's brown...
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Any recommendations for blasting at the NW Angle of Minnesota? Thanks!
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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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