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  1. Gardening Forum
    Hi - i pulled this 12 foot long 4x4s from the lake that was an old dock (assuming somewhere around 30 years old). They are still in very good shape which suprised me. I want to use these as post for a gate to my vegetable garden. Should i be concerned about safety or should have all the "bad...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hey all, i am reconstructing a porch column that I found was rotting at the base. the previous builder did NOT use and treated wood on the column, and the plywood that was redheaded to the ground had rotted out along with the base of the 2x4 frame. I am using treated lumber to frame out the...
  3. Gardening Forum
    Hello I just build a 4' x 12' raised garden bed using 4" x 4" AC2 treated lumber. I've read that it could be concerning to use treated lumber in vegetable garden beds like this. One solution I've read about is putting 6mil plastic around the inside of the bed to minimize leaching of the...
  4. Building & Construction
    I have a detached 2-car garage with wood lap siding, and pseudo brick facade. Due to an improperly installed "decorative ledge" on either side of the front(east face) of the garage on either side of the door(16'x 6'6"), I have massive water damage to the underlying lumber. The ledges tilted...
  5. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I am looking for any advice or techniques for removing old (probably 50 year old) treated lumber edging that is falling apart in places. Most of the edging is two pieces of the lumber (one on top of the other) with rebar driven through them every couple feet. As the lumber was treated with CCA...
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