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08-03-09, 04:12 AM
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If you are looking for a weathered look you don't...

If you are looking for a weathered look you don't have to do a lot of sanding, but may want to rough it up for better adherence. Just be sure you get all the dust off with a tack cloth before hand....
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Views: 1,160
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The person who posted before me is correct in...

The person who posted before me is correct in everyway, I'd just like to mention that you should use a primer good for sealing stains, my reccomendation would be either kilz in an oil base, or...
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Views: 988
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I'd suggest you go to a local nursery, or...

I'd suggest you go to a local nursery, or whatever local seller of plants you have, and buy some bedding annuals. impatiens are available in an array of colors, and do well in shade. You could also...
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Views: 3,259
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Given the high humidity of being placed around a...

Given the high humidity of being placed around a hot tub, it's a good idea to stain. The reason being that although cedar weathers very well, the panels can warp, in those severe conditions, and by...
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Views: 1,074
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I'll agree with the previous answer about going...

I'll agree with the previous answer about going to a local paint store, and avoiding the big box. I'll tell you that usually the current floor is the result of leveling, etching with muriatic acid,...
08-02-09, 02:05 PM
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Views: 1,616
Posted By truevalueguy

Sounds like a beautiful piece of woodwork. I'd...

Sounds like a beautiful piece of woodwork. I'd simply try applying a small amount of your stripper in an inconspicuous area of the moulding, I've never dealt with it before, I've heard of moulding...
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Views: 700
Posted By truevalueguy

A cordless drill is just not condusive to a lot...

A cordless drill is just not condusive to a lot of jobs due to battery constraints. You can buy a wire wheel for a lot of things like that, but when it comes to sanding with a drill, I've only ever...
08-02-09, 01:33 PM
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Views: 1,276
Posted By truevalueguy

That is dependent upon your location, in the...

That is dependent upon your location, in the south or central regions of the US, it's not a good idea at all. I however living in New Hampshire, have an ivy plant climbing up my the brick walls on...
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Views: 1,475
Posted By truevalueguy

Generally there are greater options in different...

Generally there are greater options in different paints, but if you are in to doing the right thing for the environment, mythic paint is a great option. It tends to be available at most ace hardware...
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Views: 8,407
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First of all, I would never use products in need...

First of all, I would never use products in need of thinning to be usable unless it's on something like cheap lumber. I'm guessing that you just thinned it too much. Give it some more time, and if...
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Views: 112,778
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Ace Royal or True Value Easy Care. I am a True...

Ace Royal or True Value Easy Care. I am a True Value Employee and thusly biased, but I'll tell you that 9 dollar Home Depot Glidden is in fact a waste of money, it may seem alright but it's...
08-01-09, 06:30 PM
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Views: 1,810
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It depends on how nice of a job you'd like to do,...

It depends on how nice of a job you'd like to do, ideally you'd have a hole in the stone, and be able to use that with a traditional fastener, but getting a precise hole through it is very difficult...
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