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  Topic: Stretch Wallpaper
Don Wagstaff

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:13 am   Subject: Stretch Wallpaper
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  Topic: mend for broken glass
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 10
Views: 13330

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:27 am   Subject: mend for broken glass
Yes, I will try John, even though I sold the house but it's just a mile up the road.

Don
  Topic: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 5
Views: 5130

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:17 am   Subject: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
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  Topic: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 5
Views: 5130

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:20 pm   Subject: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
Hello,

So, when I could work out what went wrong the first time with the lime or otherwise get a satisfactory test section, that is what I would use. That said I'm not familiar with the materials o ...
  Topic: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 5
Views: 5130

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:55 am   Subject: Exterior Stucco: Natural Cement vs Natural Hydraulic Lime
I guess the lime you used was either to old or yes, it froze while there was still water in there. Neither inherent problems that cannon be simply dealt with.

Greetings,

Don Wagstaff
  Topic: 1903 plaster ceiling paint color and sheen
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 3
Views: 5269

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:04 am   Subject: 1903 plaster ceiling paint color and sheen
Hallo,

It is white if everything is as it should be and absolutely gloss-less. You can't use it over most other paints but with plaster it is most compatible. The reason it was used on ceilings is ...
  Topic: 1903 plaster ceiling paint color and sheen
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 3
Views: 5269

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:28 am   Subject: 1903 plaster ceiling paint color and sheen
Hello,

Whiting is good up there on ceilings. Many recipes can be found and it depends somewhat on what is available to you where you are. One of the best I have used is a bag sold by Knauf just mix ...
  Topic: A Thermostat
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 0
Views: 2677

PostForum: Weatherization & Energy Saving   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:08 pm   Subject: A Thermostat
Hello,

The one who hooked us up with the wood fired central heating just went ahead as a matter of corse and wired in a digitalized programable thermostat, fully automatic, they say, though I alwa ...
  Topic: Time for a roof replacement?
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 3
Views: 4298

PostForum: Roofing & Flashing   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:57 am   Subject: Time for a roof replacement?
Ok, take it away John.
  Topic: Time for a roof replacement?
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 3
Views: 4298

PostForum: Roofing & Flashing   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:20 am   Subject: Time for a roof replacement?
Gee, I have a hundred roofs that need replacing JB and you've got me convinced you're the right man for the job. Come on over, bring your contracts so I can sign on the line and lets get cracking!

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  Topic: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 10
Views: 11916

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:21 am   Subject: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
You probably know all of this but I'll post it up anyway because as simple as it is it should be done right to avoid a mess.
You could thin the tung oil to begin with, as much as you want up to a 50/ ...
  Topic: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 10
Views: 11916

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 2:17 am   Subject: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
Hello,

Tung oil, "the linseed oil of the Far East" I always say, being pressed from the seed of the Chinese nut tree.

Is it the less expensive alternative to linseed oil where your, Vi ...
  Topic: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 10
Views: 11916

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:39 am   Subject: Stain and coating for a new vertical grain douglas fir door
Hello,

It seems to me that tung oil would be the better choice for getting what you are after, redder in color instead of yellow, darkening continually over time and marginally better protection f ...
  Topic: Stop Bead Protrusion
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 5
Views: 4190

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:06 pm   Subject: Stop Bead Protrusion
Hello, This system is new to me and from that point of view I just can't make out the mechanism and how it works yet. There's a bead, there's a kerf, the screen slides, there's maybe a spring... I'm j ...
  Topic: Cheaper epoxy or alternative
Don Wagstaff

Replies: 1
Views: 3150

PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:41 am   Subject: Cheaper epoxy or alternative
Ted, I am just wondering what you mean by a lot and what kind of damage you have in those old cabin walls.

Regards,

Don Wagstaff
 
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