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Log Home Finishing can make your logs look like this:…Continue

Tags: finishing, home, log

Started Oct 29

Log Cabin Restoration Videos
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Citizens, this is how we remove old concrete chinking from log homes.  The tool being used is a Makita Power scraper.  This tool has helped us remove tens of thousands of feet of old concrete.  Water…Continue

Tags: removing, chinking, rechinking, jam, Sashco

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing Aug 12.

Sashco Transformation and Log Jam
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Here are some before, after, and during photos of our current log home maintenance and log restoration project near Evergreen, Colorado.…Continue

Tags: blasting, cabin, Sashco, media, staining

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Aug 19.

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Since it's been 2 weeks since a single sole last posted in the loghomeu I thought I check for pulse.  Roll call everyone?  Spring 2015 Log Home…Continue

Tags: cabin, logs, sanding, Colorado, Springs

Started this discussion. Last reply by shanny Mar 15.


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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Raymond Wengerd's discussion 1790's Log Home Restored
"Looks awesome."
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Randy Smith's discussion Pacific Log Homes
"According to their Google listing they are permanently closed.  See the screen shot below. "
Oct 30
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Log Home Finishing can make your logs look like this:Log Home Finishinghttp://loghomemaintenance.com719 331 4047See More
Oct 29
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to chris fryer's discussion new guy with some questions for those who have had their house media blasted
"I had to call 4 different plumbers for a new furnace.  Had to go to 2 different mechanics for a busted brake line.  This is a sign of the times in all industry in the Country.  Production is a Chinese word not an English word."
Oct 26
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Kathryn Charles's discussion Looking for a Better Exterior Finish for my Log Home
"All of the products that I mentioned have a very specific application process.  On the back of the can are the steps.  Step number 1 is normally "start with clean / sound wood".  One of the final steps may or may not be…"
Oct 25
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Kathryn Charles's discussion Looking for a Better Exterior Finish for my Log Home
"Strip the old finish via media blasting, sanding, and pressure washing.  When you have a clean / sound surface use a high quality log finish from Sashco, Sikkens, or Permachink. Thomas Elliott Log Home Finishing"
Oct 24
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Amie's discussion Where to start?
"You've achieved the first part of log home maintenance, you own a log home. Keep on keeping on and you'll DIY."
Oct 22
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to jeffrey Neil Kushner's discussion Flies
"We've solved the problem in the past with a very simple solution.  Oxalic acid wash the inside and exterior logs with a pressure washer that has a chemical injection system and hot water booster.  Humans discovered many years ago that…"
Oct 16
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brian Jones's discussion Thanks for all of the spam upon signing up!
"Who are you getting Spam from?  I've been using this forum for years and never feel that I've gotten spam from this forum.  This forum is owned by Log Home Living magazine and I really doubt they'd turn your info over to a…"
Oct 8
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Scott Lambert's discussion Cob Blasting - estimated cost?
"Geoff, That's amazing to hear that you were able to complete everything yourself.  Do you have photos to share of the finished product? What stain and chinking materials and colors did you end up using? Thomas Elliott Log Home Finishing"
Oct 8
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Melanie Pool's discussion Combining Brown and Gray stain
"I think that adding brown to grey will just make the grey darker. What you want to do however is sample. Start small, just a few ounces of each and keep track. You may want to add some green or yellow also or at least have these on hand to see what…"
Sep 5
Kelly replied to Colorado Log Home Finishing's discussion Sashco Transformation and Log Jam
"Looks Great!  Love those products!!!! Kelly W/I-Wood-Care"
Aug 19
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brian's discussion Requesting Advice on Renovating a 1940's Log Cabin
"Nice job on the sanding, wow! I like the medium grit sanding wheel, the coarse kind of bounces around and is hard to control in my experience. I have not used TWP, only removed it. The Sikkens Log and Siding is really nice. The Sashco Transformation…"
Aug 17
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Doug Ottney's discussion Should I change stains?
"It's gonna shine so much you're gonna have to wear sunglasses to look at it on the cloudy days even."
Aug 17
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"I know this log home in Silverthorne, I provided numerous bids in the past to the property manager to do the log home maintenance on this one.  Did the work ever get done?  If the buyer needs a log home maintenance professional please…"
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Log Home Finishing is happy to share out experience with you via LIVE CHAT to discuss finishing your log home project. Visit our website and Tom Elliott, Sashco and Permachink certified installer of stain and chink products will assist you.  


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Posted on February 3, 2013 at 3:24pm

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At 9:05pm on November 30, 2014, Chris Wood said…
Jim, some people need to do themselves (and us industry folks) a favor and buy existing. Building something new and special takes guts, resources, patience, vision and trust. These virtues don't come easy. Why this thread has even been allowed to continue, must be asked of the site moderator (there obviously isn't one). All this prospect (with no land, but a load of experience) has done has riled a majority. "Some people, you just can reach". It's not worth the aggravation.

He has a point about forecasts and scheduling so nobody has a blank check. But the adversarial attitude comes thru loud and clear, and why would anyone want to do business with such a gem?
So let's hope there are legit prospects with respectable dialogue that can benefit from this site. Otherwise, life's too short to deal with _________.
At 3:13pm on November 29, 2014, James W. Harbin said…

Hello Folks, You may have noticed that I let myself respond to Chuck's discussion on contracting and the things he required of his Builder. This Gentleman represents a situation that can teach you every thing not to do when it comes to contracting. I have been in this business for over 30 years and in this case it is all about the price and it may be difficult to get paid. I caution anyone considering this project to think long and hard about it. When it happened to me my wife cautioned me that this client would be a problem and I ignored her to my peril. The whole time we were building the home he kept in touch with his lawyer and it became a financial nightmare. Rely on your gut and pass up a situation you wish you had. Good Luck out there and do good work. Jim

At 10:10pm on February 14, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

Hello Folks,I liked the time share thing. Sounds like something I would say. Keep up the good work. Jim Harbin Katahdin Cedar Log Homes Mid-Atlantic

At 11:16am on January 9, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly



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