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03-09-2017 01:34 PM

screw for attachement assistance - 2 replies

this is not exactly wood.. but i figured since yall are finishers you came across this before.. i am installing old galvalum roof panels on the ceiling of a porch. (see attached picture). i know when there installed as a roof panel we use those neoprene washer self tapping screws… but what do you suggest to use as a ceiling panel on a log ...

02-26-2017 09:26 PM

another option beside rustoleum?? - 6 replies

Although this is a wood forum, im hoping yalls vast swath of wisdom may be able to answer my question about metal. I am using old rustic looking corrugated metal roof panels on a log cabin porch ceiling and would like to spray a matte/flat clear coat on top to seal it.. but for some reason I cant find rustoleum in gallons for clear coat. Anyone ...

02-26-2017 09:23 PM

prep a wood column assistance - 3 replies

I am building a cabin and installed these 4×6 red cedar columns about 8 months ago. Now that I am toward finishing the cabin and add stain I noticed this black… dirt or mold. Any suggestions on what I can apply to these columns before I stain? Thanks for the help!

02-12-2017 09:05 PM

Exterior decking finish - 6 replies

We are using 2×6x12 pt lumber for floor decking. The deck is approx. 8×60 feet long. The deck I put on my house a couple years ago I didnt finish.. but im building a deck for my daughters and they have log siding with “Cabots cordovan brown” stain color. Since the floor decking will have walking traffic, is it smart to stain? I assume ...

02-09-2017 01:48 PM

kitchen countertop finishing question - 14 replies

I am in the process of building a house for my daughters (duplex style) and they purchased ikea butcher block for the kitchen countertops. But, I assume since these are in the kitchen that the butcher block has to be finished in a certain way to make them food grade capable. Does anyone have a product and also a method to recommend to properl...

12-28-2016 02:29 PM

concealed hinge help please - 3 replies

I am currently building a log siding house in center florida. On each gable end I have an attic access to access the storage space in the trusses. I would like the access too also be finished with but w/ a concealed hinge or some other type of hinge or latch to open it.. just concealed though. i am attaching images to this post for reference ...

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