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03-03-17, 07:44 AM
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Posted By beaster

Yeah I had thought about doing that, I read...

Yeah I had thought about doing that, I read somewhere that advocated for sealing the bottom of the posts with driveway tar.

Still a good idea to set the posts in concrete? Given how wet the soil...
03-02-17, 02:43 PM
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Posted By beaster

Yeah that's the problem -- its the lowest point...

Yeah that's the problem -- its the lowest point in this area. I've got a drainage easement directly behind my lot.

Is this just in general a bad idea with these types of soil conditions? I don't...
03-02-17, 01:41 PM
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Posted By beaster

The water table is pretty high throughout the...

The water table is pretty high throughout the year in this section of the yard. I wouldn't be surprised if the bottom half of the posts would constantly be wet.
03-02-17, 10:27 AM
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Posted By beaster

Fence posts in wet, clay soil?

I want to install a wood privacy fence in my backyard. Soil is clay, with the additional bonus of being very wet. In some parts of the yard the soil is completely saturated after the snow melt, and...
04-05-11, 02:11 PM
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Posted By beaster

Salvaging adhesive-damaged drywall

I just took down some butt-ugly painted paneling in my family room and was left with bare drywall with a whole lot of liquid nails stuck to it. I got the adhesive off, but the drywall paper came...
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Views: 3,978
Posted By beaster

With the aged wood, would I have to go with a bit...

With the aged wood, would I have to go with a bit darker stain? Or vice versa (darker with the new wood).
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Posted By beaster

Yeah I tried sanding the aged pine and while it...

Yeah I tried sanding the aged pine and while it lightened up the yellowing, it didn't remove it entirely. There's lots of nooks and crannies in the trim and windows that would make it a bear of a...
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Posted By beaster

Staining - Aged pine vs New pine

Hi all, just joined. I just got done ripping some horrendous painted paneling out of my family room and I've got lots to do.

The previous owners replaced the windows about 5 years ago and left...
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