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Question/Opinions about Log Home Finish

My wife and I just moved back to western NY and have been trying to find a house with some property for months now with no luck.  However,…

Started by Jacob Smith

8 Dec 15
Reply by Michael Whalen

Mold problems with Oil Stain

Hello all: 3 years ago I finished an addition on my log home and had the existing part of the home sand blasted to remove a solid stain th…

Started by BobM

28 Nov 11
Reply by BobM

Permachink vs Sashco

The local log product supplier in my area slings Sashco and Permachink.  Had a few log restoration contractors out to my house and they are…

Started by Deer Mountain Mad Man

7 Sep 30
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

RhinoShield experience?

We are considering having our 30 year chinkless loghome RhinoShield instead of restained. Is there any experts or/and experienced log home…

Started by Jim Andreu

7 Sep 22
Reply by James W. Harbin

Most durable exterior seal?

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 thro…

Started by Chet Broski

10 Sep 17
Reply by Mike Goes

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 different stain / finish combinations on…

Started by John Sheppard

3 Jul 22
Reply by Kevin Piatz

TWP 100 Series/ Q8 Log Oil Opinions/Experiences???

I'm a noobie here but we have been living in the log house I self-built in 1979-80 from scratch. Located in E. KY, it's "stack log" constr…

Started by Michael A. Tyree

12 Jun 18
Reply by Raymond Wengerd

Best Stain>

What is best stain for exterior of log home?

Started by Ray Mazza

199 Jun 11
Reply by Michael A. Tyree

Cob blasting vs. Sanding vs. Pressure washing

I'm refinishing a log home and every vendor is telling me something different about the best way to remove the stain from my house. I'm pro…

Started by David Stewart

13 May 30
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

What are and Why Do We Use Exterior Finishes?

This probably seems like a stupid question but I've always subscribed to the old adage, "the only stupid question is the one you don't ask"…

Started by Kim Windsor

12 May 20
Reply by shanny



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