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Old 08-21-2013, 09:01 AM   #16
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Do I need pressure treated wood for outdoor project?

One thing you can bank on is that PT is going to split, crack, warp, and twist... and turn a funky grey color. PT and weather just do not mix. It will stay there, but it will look awful.

And If not coated with something akin to tar (well, it looks like it, anyway) it will still rot out in an underground application...... It just might take a couple of years longer.



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