Cedar tongue/groove Walls


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Old 03-29-06, 02:47 AM
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Question Cedar tongue/groove Walls

I recently purchased an older home with three floor to catherdral ceiling walls of 45 degree tongue and groove cedar. The previous owner hung large pieces of artwork in various areas on these walls. The areas not covered over with artwork has darkened with age, therefore I have walls with large patches of light unaged cedar. I have tried to blend these two areas together with tung oil and steel wool to no avail. HELP!!!
In advance I thank any and all who can assist me in this.
John
 
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Old 03-29-06, 05:55 AM
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The discoloration is caused by exposure to air and light, I don't know of any way to make it blend quickly. With continued exposure it will probably blend in. You could sand it all down to start over but that's a lot of work, if you darkened the light spots I would be afraid that with time those areas would become too dark.

Sorry - wish I had a better answer for you.
 
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Old 03-30-06, 02:26 AM
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Cedar walls

thank you for your aatempt to help in this matter. Looks like I may have to spend the time to sand and refinish approx 600 sq feet of surface to blend the aged with the unaged stock.
 
 

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