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using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
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hi. looking for advice here. i'm a log home owner and enthusiast.  18 years ago we built a full scribe,  full log white pine home in a wooded area in southern michigan. on the advice of our…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by melinda russell-haight Jul 3.

 

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melinda russell-haight replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"thanks, billy. so far, so good. everything looks to be taking. and we are logwashing in between the stripping and the staining. lots of work. can wait to just sit and look at all this some day. "
Jul 3
Chris Wood replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"If you are blasting down to bare wood, use an after blast product to help seal the open pores before the ultra-7 application. It will provide a more consistent color and will help make the ultra-7 stick better ."
Jul 3
Billy Cash replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"Melinda, The S100 has a very strong detergent that does a really good job of removing residual oils from oil based stains. By doing 2 applications and all of the sanding and, it sounds like you are on the right track. Just make sure that the S100…"
Jul 3
Bob Mack replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"looks great! "
Jun 29
Bob G replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"Some dark spots remained, mostly in the flyway ends, but this is mostly blue stain from when it was new..........."
Jun 27
melinda russell-haight replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"bob, thanks. my house actually goes black. i should post a picture! so, today i am forging on with the ultra 7.  "
Jun 27
Bob G replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"After........."
Jun 27
Bob G replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"Melinda, My house is 13 years old and I had the same darkening/maintenence problems with it's original Penofin penetrating oil finish. I can't speak for the properties of Menwood, but I chemically stripped the Penofin and had great success…"
Jun 27
Bob Mack replied to melinda russell-haight's discussion using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...
"Well I don't have much experience in the staining/finishing department. But to get things started I will willingly put my foot in my mouth. I suggest putting on more menwood. 18 years and only 3 applications sounds like a good story,Logs in…"
Jun 27
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using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...

hi. looking for advice here. i'm a log home owner and enthusiast.  18 years ago we built a full scribe,  full log white pine home in a wooded area in southern michigan. on the advice of our handcrafter we put menwood, an oil-based product, on the house. we did that 3 times in the last 18 years, each time with incredible amounts of cleaning, scrapping, etc. the menwood darkens from amber to almost black with time. so, long story shorter...this year we are stripping the house with two…See More
Jun 21

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