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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 Robin&Ron's discussion Electrical conduit colors
"Good idea with the moulding. Look into the multiplex switches. Then you can just use a wireless remote for the exterior lights.  Crestron is a good brand but you will pay for it. Then you can run the power under the moulding you talked about or…"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Bruno Maier's discussion Large checking indoors on roof beams
"I agree on the stain method. Staining will make them less noticeable for sure.  JD"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Robin&Ron's discussion Electrical conduit colors
"Robin & Ron ,   What type of foundation do you have ? What is on the inside of the wall area where you want to install light ? Are you trying to hang a sconce or ceiling fixture ?  Is this a switch or light box? Is there any room or…"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Bruno Maier's discussion Large checking indoors on roof beams
"Bruno, I have seen checks like that and bigger, develop near excessive mortise and tenon joints along floor joists and cause weakness. Once, I had to jack a second floor up 3 inches and add columns. (There are pictures on my facebook of repairs) It…"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Roy Higgs's discussion Clean cedar bark siding
"Roy,  Go up to Lowes or home depot. Get Jomax siding cleaner. Clean with a brush and a good regular hose nozzle. Make sure to rinse thoroughly.  Stain with you choice of stain. I would use a water based product. Go with a darker color,…"
Jan 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to BobM's discussion Mold problems with Oil Stain
"Bob,  The additives help for sure. I use water based products usually Permachink . There tends to be more mold growth inhibition abilities with them.  I have been trying a new stain called Sansin. It has performed well so far. We will see…"
Jan 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to Scott Green's discussion Researching contractors to media blast my home in Reliance, TN
"Scott, I have a crew out of OK that can come over and help you with this. Contact me if you need another estimate.  JD Knight  Guild Log and Timber 512-703-0518 www.GuildLogandTimber.com"
Jan 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to mary mulcahy's discussion mr. mitsubishi a/c split system
"Cynthia, I have them at my house in Padre Island. It gets hot there and the units are very efficient. I am installing a 2 compressor/6 evap this month in a custom home in Louisiana . It is very easy to install if you know what you are doing. Thats…"
Dec 2, 2014
Tim Bullock commented on Guild Log and Timber's blog post Where have all the craftsmen gone
"JD, I am extremely busy also and have no concern for myself.....so many of my friends in this industry have given up or gone bankrupt and I was merely lamenting my concern for them. There was a day when people searched out craftsmen and made…"
Oct 29, 2014
Guild Log and Timber left a comment for Chris Wood
"Hey Chris. Just saw were you messaged me a while back. Sorry I dont get on here much and I just mainly go to the forums. Good to meet you. Took a look at your page nice work."
Oct 28, 2014
Guild Log and Timber commented on Guild Log and Timber's blog post Where have all the craftsmen gone
"Tim, I am not Brad. My name is JD. I just reposted the comment he did about a year ago. It was just something that I really liked. I have never gotten a job on one of the forums ever. I use it mostly for SEO.  Most of the people on here are do…"
Oct 28, 2014
Tim Bullock commented on Guild Log and Timber's blog post Where have all the craftsmen gone
"Brad, I have thought about your blog all day and would suggest that the better question might be: "Where have all of the clients gone?"....Not disparaging anyone on this site but if you follow the forums over time I would suggest that…"
Oct 28, 2014
Colorado Log Home Finishing commented on Guild Log and Timber's blog post Where have all the craftsmen gone
"Well spoken"
Oct 22, 2014
Chris Wood left a comment for Guild Log and Timber
"Hello JD.  We're based in East Tennessee.  www.hearthstonehomes.com"
Oct 7, 2014
Guild Log and Timber replied to chuck charles's discussion A schedule from all, Ground prep to move in?
"If your schedule is that important to you, get a performance bond. All that comes at a premium cost. Most homeowners are not willing to pay the cost of such assurance. On the bigger commercial jobs I do, because of interest on larger loans and time…"
Oct 4, 2014
Guild Log and Timber posted a blog post

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 rugged individualistic craftsmanship that made it…See More
Oct 4, 2014

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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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