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John Sheppard replied to John Sheppard's discussion Breathable top coat for unstained wood recommendations sought
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Log Home Bedroom!

This Timber Block Insulated Log Home bedroom comes from a classic model. It has a flat profile, and…
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Raymond Wengerd replied to John Sheppard's discussion Breathable top coat for unstained wood recommendations sought
"You will not get any UV protection to any clear coat. Pigments give you that. If you want the…"
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Breathable top coat for unstained wood recommendations sought

Hi guys,    I have a question that I hope you can help me with.  In the image below I have three…See More
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8 Stratigies For Reducing Log Home Construction Costs

In addition to being a motivation for much of what we do, money is…

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Breathable top coat for unstained wood recommendations sought 3 Replies

Hi guys,    I have a question that I hope you can help me with.  In the image below I have three different stain / finish combinations on 100 year old Douglas Fir that has been torched with a propane weed burner and Osborne brushed.  The middle board has been treated with Permachink Ultra 7 Carmel and Chestnut and the Permachink Satin top coat and on the right the board has been treated with 7 coats of SeaFin teak oil.  I like the Permachink product because of it's breath-ability and the…Continue

Started by John Sheppard in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Kevin Piatz 1 hour ago.

National Geographic Is Searching for People who want a Log Home! 17 Replies

This brand-new series on the National Geographic Channel will follow clients from start to finish as they work with a nationally renowned log cabin expert to create a new home, an addition to a residence, a total overhaul or renovation, a weekend retreat, a quirky log shack, hunting lodge, or even a sweet getaway for a pampered pooch.No project is too big or too small! If you're looking for a house made of logs, whether handcrafted, timber frame, Norwegian, a hybrid or anything in between, then…Continue

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Started by J. R. Guillory in Log Home News Bulletin Board. Last reply by Tim and Anita Dyer on Saturday.

Most durable exterior seal? 5 Replies

I'm building a cabin up in northern Michigan (think: waaaay up north) and I'm looking for a really durable exterior stain that'll last through the crazy snow storms there. Does anyone have any suggestions for stains and where to find them?Continue

Started by Chet Broski in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Tim and Anita Dyer on Saturday.

Composite decking 2 Replies

We are ready to select deck material, we have a very large deck.   We are firm that we want composite.  I would like to hear your comments.  Mold, stains, chipping, etc  Please provide decking material.  ThanksContinue

Started by Lynn bean in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Chris Wood on Thursday.

Log restoration 2 Replies

I just wanted to show some work I do.Vancouver and the Fraser Valley B.C.Continue

Started by Bill in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Bill Jul 15.

Need some expert advise on sealing in between logs and window frame 7 Replies

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction onWhat I could use to fill the gaps between my logs and the window frame. I am trying to use something that wouldn't trap any moisture and then place chinking/caulk over the material to seal it. I attached some pictures. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.Continue

Started by Ryan in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Chris Wood Jul 14.

RhinoShield experience? 4 Replies

We are considering having our 30 year chinkless loghome RhinoShield instead of restained. Is there any experts or/and experienced log home owners that have done this to the exterior logs?Continue

Started by Jim Andreu in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Art Hoffman Jul 14.

Pesky squirrels 7 Replies

We have squirrels at our cabin that are chewing on the ends of some of our logs.  How can we get rid of them? Continue

Started by linda gail capshaw in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by Art Hoffman Jul 14.

 
 
 

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