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Chinking question
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Attached are some pics of my chinking. I'm assuming it's about ten years old.It's starting to shrink and pull away. Or the wood is shrinking.Attached is also a pic of what i believe is the chinking…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CharisB Oct 16.

Just bought a log home
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Afternoon. My name is Doc and I just bought a log home.Closed on this yesterday.Built by stone hill sawmilling and log homes in Wisconsin.I believe it was built for/by a family member of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CharisB Sep 25.

 

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CharisB replied to Patrick's discussion Chinking question
"For some reason, the website isn't allowing me to post the rest of my reply. I've tried three times w/ no luck. Feel free to email me for details, but the short of it: yes, repairs will be the same. --- Charis - cbabcock@sashco.com"
Oct 16
Patrick replied to Patrick's discussion Chinking question
"Thanks Charis. I found three boxes of grip strip in the house. Is that the backer rod you mentioned ? I also came across this very separated area. Same type of repairs here ? See pic"
Oct 15
CharisB replied to Patrick's discussion Chinking question
"Hi, Patrick. That looks like fairly typical cracking due to movement or lack of a bond breaker/backer rod. Good news is that chinking sticks to itself, so repairs should be pretty easy. To repair cohesive failure (in the top of the picture, where…"
Sep 25
CharisB replied to Patrick's discussion Just bought a log home
"I stick by my "getting away." You'll just get to get away every day. :-)"
Sep 25
Patrick posted a discussion

Chinking question

Attached are some pics of my chinking. I'm assuming it's about ten years old.It's starting to shrink and pull away. Or the wood is shrinking.Attached is also a pic of what i believe is the chinking brand.Should I add more of this chinking to the gaps?Or use something else ?See More
Sep 23
Patrick replied to Patrick's discussion Just bought a log home
"Actually it will be my main residence :)"
Sep 21
CharisB replied to Patrick's discussion Just bought a log home
"Fun! That's a great little cabin. :-) Hope you enjoy it! Should be a nice cozy place to get away. --- Charis w/ Sashco - cbabcock@sashco.com"
Sep 21
Patrick posted a discussion

Just bought a log home

Afternoon. My name is Doc and I just bought a log home.Closed on this yesterday.Built by stone hill sawmilling and log homes in Wisconsin.I believe it was built for/by a family member of the company.Need some finishing but it looks like a great start.See More
Sep 21

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