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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Jul 15.

 

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Bill replied to Bill's discussion Log restoration
"Yes I do sanding."
Jul 15
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Bill's discussion Log restoration
"You do sanding?"
Jul 14
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Log restoration

I just wanted to show some work I do.Vancouver and the Fraser Valley B.C.See More
Jul 12
Bill replied to J. R. Guillory's discussion National Geographic Is Searching for People who want a Log Home!
"We are 10 minutes north of the border 2 hrs from Seattle. Best of luck on your new show."
Jul 12
Bill replied to J. R. Guillory's discussion National Geographic Is Searching for People who want a Log Home!
"Hi J.R will you be filming in Canada. I have a very unique timber frame/ dovetail. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBKxOPqCaKM"
Jul 12
Bill replied to J. R. Guillory's discussion National Geographic Is Searching for People who want a Log Home!
"I agree it's a scam. It says nationally renowned log expert, nobody called me to do the show so it must be a scam. Lol what some people do for sales. Please remove moderator."
Jul 12
Bill replied to tom brodeur's discussion site location... where to build on my property
"It's always a good plan to follow the suns path. In the winter you probily would like the sun shining in and the summer the roof overhangs shadowing your windows. Best of luck."
Jul 4
Bill replied to Geoffrey Franklin's discussion Using a grinder on my log home
"Hi Geoffrey I am a log home builder and do restoration on the side. I live in B.C. and have restored many log homes going to sander route. Send me a message I would love to give you some ideas. Best of luck Bill Vancouver and area."
Jul 3
Bill replied to Scott Lambert's discussion Cob Blasting - estimated cost?
"I've been building for fifteen years and restoring log homes for ten of those. I would recommend not cob blasting. It is an organic material the corn will get into everywhere it will rot and mould and attract rodents. The finish leaves a raised…"
Jun 3
Bill replied to John & Pat Biehn's discussion Plexiglass railings
"I would go with metal posts and glass. I do really like the look of the cables better than the glass, but if you have young kids around it leads to a safety issue. It's against code where I live kids enjoy climbing them and going over the top."
Jun 3
Bill replied to David Stewart's discussion Cob blasting vs. Sanding vs. Pressure washing
"I would recommend sanding. It does take longer but the result is the best. Cob blasting is an organic material it gets into the logs and rots and moulds not good for the logs and also attracts rodents. I find the end result leaves a raised grain as…"
May 30
Bill replied to chris fryer's discussion new guy with some questions for those who have had their house media blasted
"I see the sanding is the final. Good to hear."
May 29
Bill replied to chris fryer's discussion new guy with some questions for those who have had their house media blasted
"In your opinion what leaves a better finish sanding or blasting. I understand blasting is quicker and cheaper but what about the customer and long term."
May 29
Bill replied to chris fryer's discussion new guy with some questions for those who have had their house media blasted
"Please guys stop blasting these home. I own a log restoration company I'm always getting called out to repair these blasted homes. Sanding is the only way to go."
May 29

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Log builder and restoration.
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