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LOW VOC Stains
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott M Jun 15, 2013.


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Scott M replied to Lori's discussion LOW VOC Stains
"I have used the Weatherall UV guard stains and have had a lot of success with both the UV Guard and UV Guard II stains and Log Guard Clear.   The key is applying them correctly.  They are also all classified as low VOC products having…"
Jun 15, 2013
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Lori's discussion LOW VOC Stains
"I've been painting for 20 years, low VOS's do not equal 'better health'."
Jun 12, 2013
Brian Weigel replied to Lori's discussion LOW VOC Stains
"Hello Lori, John is correct, either of these products would meet your needs regarding low VOCs. Log Guard is designed specifically for interior use and has hardeners to help protect the finish. Check out this link for more…"
Jun 10, 2013
Lori replied to Lori's discussion LOW VOC Stains
"Thank you. I'll let you know. Lori"
Jun 7, 2013
John Sanders replied to Lori's discussion LOW VOC Stains
"Hey Lori, I would highly recommend UV Guard stain or Log Guard interior clear from Weatherall.  Both of these products are water based, very low VOC, low odor and work very well on the interior of a home.  Please let us know if we can…"
Jun 7, 2013
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LOW VOC Stains

Hello:Does anyone know of a great wood stain and/or sealant that has little to NO VOC's. I am doing the interior of my home and I'd like it to be as healthy as possible.You can contact me at or here.Thank you,LoriLori W. MacaulaySee More
Jun 7, 2013
Edward A. Miller commented on Lori's blog post When interior logs are cut short
"A picture would help to describe your issue: square or round posts, square or round horizontal(?) logs (joists?), milled or hand peeled, log sizes (all), floor material (if a complimentary method of 'fill' at floor level is to be…"
Sep 20, 2012
Trixie commented on Lori's blog post When interior logs are cut short
"If it is 8 to 10" short, I don't think it was for done on purpose for settling.  Are the posts decorative Lori or are they holding something up?  If they are decorative, I like the idea of raising them up and then doing your…"
Sep 6, 2012

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When interior logs are cut short

After so many years of planning to build our log home, we found a nearly perfect one for us in the same vicinity as our property. The house needs a bit of work. There are 4 gorgeous logs inside on the main level. Apparently they were cut about 8-10 inches too short and don't quite reach floor to ceiling. The builder filled in the gaps with these ugly wood boxes. Instead of us replacing these logs for several thousands of dollars, I'd love to know if anyone has any ideas as to what could be used… Continue

Posted on September 4, 2012 at 12:02am — 6 Comments

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At 1:26pm on August 18, 2009, Jon Dowell said…
I am a log home woodworker in NC, I would be interested in helping with your project.
At 10:33pm on June 16, 2008, Ted said…
Hi , we own some property just North of Maggie Valley and Waynesville. Where do you own land?


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