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  1. Drying pressure treated wood

    Painting
    All roads lead to giving pressure treated wood 2 to 3 months average time to "dry" before considering staining (or whenever the water droplet test passes). My client is suggesting stacking the new lumber under his carport to dry. I'm concerned that not being installed, it may tend to warp and/or...
  2. Staining start and stop

    Flooring
    I am staining our floors with dark walnut stain and had to stop and will be finishing up today. What is the best way to blend the areas together bucause obviously there is not a wet edge?
  3. Finishing new douglas fir window frames

    Painting
    I have new douglas fir window frames throughout the house to stain and protect. The surfaces are interior (outer surfaces are painted) but when windows are open, of course they are accessible to rain etc. until closed again. I will be using an oil-based 'wiping' wood stain. What is best to apply...
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