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How to Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil Stubbs Feb 21, 2012.


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Cecil Stubbs replied to Matt Riner's discussion How to Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees
"Believe it or not, this is the only solution that I have ever seen work.  The WD 40 burns the wings off of the bees and sealing the hole prevents others from coming in.  P.S the old timers give all the kids at gatherings home made…"
Feb 21, 2012
Bill Fagan replied to Matt Riner's discussion How to Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees
"  owner Bill Frykberg has this simple solution to Carpender bees: SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF CARPENTER BEES Are carpenter bees drilling into the fascia, soffet and beams of your log home? If they are, here’s how to…"
Feb 21, 2012
Matt Riner posted a discussion

How to Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees Carpenter bees, also known as wood-boring bees, are mostly known by their ability to literally drill through wood surfaces. In fact, the holes they drill are almost always a perfect circle measuring from 3/8 to a half an inch in diameter. You may notice coarse sawdust that is present beneath the entry hole, and you may even be able to hear burrowing sounds from within the wood. There are nearly 730 species…See More
Feb 19, 2012
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"Is this taking off the dirt,or the dirt and the old finish?"
Jul 30, 2010
Lee Denman commented on Matt Riner's blog post How many log homes are there in the US? Just for fun!
"In an article I had read a few years ago in a "This Week" magazine it stated that there were over 450,000 log homes as of 2006 with over 40,00 being built annually."
Apr 25, 2010
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Do you love the tight fit, the natural appeal and the awesome creative possibilities that come with the Handcrafted log homes? Then this is your group is for you. Welcome!See More
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A group dedicated to beautiful photography - and the people behind the lens.Post your favorite landscape, nature, pet and (of course!) log home photos here. Or, just join for the fun of it!See More
Mar 12, 2010

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How many log homes are there in the US? Just for fun!

Out of 90,000,000 est. total homes, I found 45,000 log homes addresses. But the number must be 10 times greater. Any thoughts?

Posted on January 8, 2010 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Log Restoration

Any recommedations on how to get rust stains out of wood?

Posted on August 26, 2009 at 1:25pm — 3 Comments

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At 8:42am on October 14, 2009, Randy Pope said…

We're seeing some strange vertical stretching of your images on your Log Restoriation post in IE8 plus the images themselves are huge. I had to stop featuring your post because of those issues. If you can edit your post and add these resized images that should fix the issue and I can feature it again.*3pYSQybkAdRROvAXHVzmBDKjNhvPO8bgzqK14Miu6hi6wPPBD32rPe2gU2GQxFbS0ahjct7Zxh82SC79CfgH7V6SbqXL3eB/merchant203nu.jpg__*fHbWzJG2lyqlNR6nQ*Rsh8gJiqZxRabjexZrP016ew0jo1TdGB6vN4i8PVboA3wNyAmDaSfN3FnNodfBm/merchant135nu.jpg__Thanks_Randy
At 1:25am on September 17, 2009, Carsten Heyer said… can try Timberpro ...they have a very good cleaner


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