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My question isn’t regarding log cabins per se but maybe you know anyway.Just bought a cabin in Big Bear CA.I notice saw dust on a counter top,I clean it, it’s back shortly. I’ve read about a powderpost beetle, wonder if it could be that. But I haven’t seen any holes nor beetles.If not, any other suggestions?The ceilings are made of untreated wood & beams, not logs. Recently remodeled 3 yrs ago. If is the beetles, would they be gone by now. Typically not wet/rainy. Low humidity, can get sn

It could be Powder Post Beetle, but it also could be Old House Bore (not sure if you have them there) or Black Carpenter Ants. Call a local exterminator, but do not let him charge you to apply borate, since it will only work on bare wood.

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