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All About Stains and Sealants (149)

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Cleaning badly stained logs prior to first application.

We have been building our log home for 2 yrs. The logs do not have the first coat of stain on them. Long Story. Some of the logs have black…

Started by Sharon

21 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by Kelly

need help with stain issues

Sooooooooooooooooo...long story short, we have a green log home. This started out because of a color mistake on the stain. The first coat t…

Started by Jay

29 Apr 5, 2009
Reply by Sheds and Shacks

STAIN COMPATIBILITY

STAIN COMPATIBILITY Did you know that not all stains are compatible with all caulks and chinking? If your home is already stained, stain…

Started by Kelly

0 Apr 4, 2009

Stain Colors

I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on what color stain to use in a cabin that we are going to use chinked cedar siding on the inside…

Started by katie Cash

5 Apr 4, 2009
Reply by Tim Bullock

Staining your log home!!

HI... About five years ago, I designed a small log home, and found a builder to build it on my little three acre lot in the White Mtns. of…

Started by Norma Miarecki

3 Jan 23, 2009
Reply by Kelly

Linseed Oil Alternative after Application

I started building a log cabin this summer in ontario, Canada. I used linseed oil w/ UV protection, however the Canadian government is goin…

Started by Rolly

5 Jan 6, 2009
Reply by Greg SWEETS

Help with interior stain dilemma!

Hi everyone! I appreciate the opportunity to get some input. So, I bought a log home built in 1976 that needed a great deal of work. I have…

Started by Minnesota

3 Nov 23, 2008
Reply by Kelly

Color Test Your Stain On Your Log Home.

Color Testing Color is a sensitive issue. To be assured you achieve the color you want on your log home, always, ALWAYS, test for color by…

Started by Kelly

2 Nov 11, 2008
Reply by Terry Tadysak

Chinking and log stain?

My wife Kathy and I are currently building a Crockett Log Home in Western Maryland. Our logs are milled white pine and will have the chinki…

Started by Brent Nelson

5 Jul 25, 2008
Reply by ANGELA

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