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Guild Log and Timber
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  • Port Mansfield, TX
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Hill Country Restoration "Premature Stain Failure"
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Here is a Slideshow of a house we just restored out in Hill Country. It was built in 93 and stained with siekkens twice. The builder did a poor job building it though. I try to emphasize to people…Continue

Tags: Hill, country, rehab, Texas, repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Guild Log and Timber Jan 6, 2013.

 

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Guild Log and Timber replied to Cynthia Gugg's discussion Overbuilding - anyone else?
"LOL  about 30% of  my customers end up building with cash because of the rates. Then they  finance when completed. There are so many hoops when it comes to that type of loan, some customers just want to move on."
Jul 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to August Summer's discussion Interior Log Walls and Sanding to Remove Water Stains
"Good choice. Tom does a top notch professional job.  JD"
Jul 6
Guild Log and Timber replied to Mike's discussion Removing Sikkens Cetol Film Forming Stain
"I like the star10 too."
Jun 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Mike's discussion Removing Sikkens Cetol Film Forming Stain
"Amen"
Jun 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"What species is this?"
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Looks great Tom ! Now thats a good blast job. "
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Bill,  I totally agree. I have seen some newer tighter grain cedar walls etc. look ok of after blasting, if the right guy is behind the gun.  Although most of the log homes around are made of the soft mixture species you are referring…"
May 23
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
May 13
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"I agree with Thomas on this one. To do it right you are looking at about $12-$15 @ ft.  of surface area removed and restained. Here is a job we just finished in Hill Country that is posted on the loghomeu blog section. There are some more pics…"
May 13
Guild Log and Timber posted a blog post

Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. There were many places were the mold had really set in. The soffit areas of the log…See More
May 6
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"George,  I am glad that every thing worked  out for you. Here are some pics from today of a restoration and mold remediation job, we are doing near Austin Texas. To look at all the pics check out our facebook or look at my blog on…"
Apr 15
Guild Log and Timber replied to Hank Hill's discussion Internet access
"Hank, Home Fusion by Verizon is going to have a lot less latency. No matter how fast your hughesnet system is, the signal "almost light speed radio wave" will always have to traverse that space gap every time. That makes it hard to use…"
Apr 3
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"Sand...Sand....Sand !!!!  anyway you like. What ever is most efficient for you. We use several types of sanders and grinders. Who ever does it needs to know what they are doing, also to be consistent with their sanding patterns and methods.…"
Mar 29
Guild Log and Timber commented on George's blog post Blasting
"George, I almost always sand my homes. We dont use any blasters. I have subs that like to use them periodically for the right applications. I am not totally against blasting, it just has never been my go to method. I prefer a sanded finish…"
Mar 28
Guild Log and Timber replied to Greg Beck's discussion Buying a scribe
"There is nothing better than a Chambers scribe. You get what you pay for. Worth every penny. Get his book and scribe. Robert Chambers is the Godfather of teaching scribe methods. You will not be disappointed.  JD Knight Guild Log and…"
Mar 27
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"George, I almost always sand my homes. We dont use any blasters. I have subs that like to use them periodically for the right applications. I am not totally against blasting, it just has never been my go to method. I prefer a sanded finish…"
Mar 27

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I am a Log home contractor. We travel all over the US. We specialize in log home construction and restoration.
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Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. 

There were many places were the mold had really set in. …

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Posted on May 6, 2015 at 1:26am

Where have all the craftsmen gone

I came into construction under my great-grandfather, grandfather, and father. These were all strong willed opinionated, highly skilled men that worked by their own rules.There was a vast amount of freedom and individuality in the trades. These men didn't fit into a time schedule or corporate mentality. They would climb off the scaffolds at lunch and read the paper while having a beer and eating fresh meats and vegetables. It was precisely this…

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Posted on October 4, 2014 at 11:25am — 5 Comments

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At 9:36am on October 7, 2014, Chris Wood said…

Hello JD.  We're based in East Tennessee.  www.hearthstonehomes.com

At 2:20pm on February 16, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

He y you guys, We're doing the exact same type of projects here on the east coast.Restoration and preservation has become a larger part of the business. We are Katahdin Cedar Log Home Dealer/Builders and have built over 60 homes over 27 years. Perhaps you should contact them about a dealership or building for them. Jim Harbin

At 11:03am on January 2, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Hi JD and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

 
 
 

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