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  Topic: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
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PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:12 pm   Subject: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
Update:

I completed repairs and repainting in November 2014.

The repair method was to sand clean the exterior surface around cracks, then open & clean cracks with a linoleum knife, then fill ...
  Topic: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
los angeles

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PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:18 am   Subject: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
Thanks for the comments & suggestions.

Since my original post I have worked on the two story garage (carriage house is probably a better name). Boards that were split to the end were glued and ...
  Topic: Mold and Allback Paint
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:53 pm   Subject: Allback paint, mildew, zinc white additive
Adding about 5-10% zinc white has worked for me. It is now about 10 months since I painted columns, pergola beams, window & doors screens, and some wood trim. No mildew problems on those items.
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  Topic: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
los angeles

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PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:18 am   Subject: siding splits mid-clapboard after stucco removal
Hi: I am seeking repair advice for an out of the ordinary kind of splitting in 100 year old redwood clapboard siding. The house is 2 stories, 3900 SF, all simple beveled clapboard, 5 1/2 inch with a 5 ...
  Topic: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:03 pm   Subject: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
Victor, just to confirm, in your test Windowsill # 1, did you use the Allback Zinc White alone as the paint?

And, did you do a test using the Allback Zinc White mixed with Allback Linseed Oil paint ...
  Topic: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:08 pm   Subject: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
John - Thank you. A scientific approach to testing is always a good idea.

I'm curious to see if anyone on the board has tried the Allback soap plus as an alternative to bleach, and if anyone has e ...
  Topic: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:38 pm   Subject: treating mildew on Allback paint
I've read the thread on mildew problems & Allback paints. Any advice on what to do after an Allback paint job has developed mildew problems?

My 100 year old house was painted winter-spring 2012 ...
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:47 pm   Subject: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
interesting trip to the MSDS page for DAP Alex Plus

it contains up to 1% silica, which when synthesized with other things makes silicone.

although I was a great student in high school chemistry, ...
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
los angeles

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:39 pm   Subject: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
4th photo of related house
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
the photos worked??? let me try for the next two:
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:33 pm   Subject: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
Having trouble with the photo attachments. Here is a second try:

No, it does not seem to be working. I will need to try to figure this out later.

I can send photos to you by e-mail, John, if you ...
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
los angeles

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:28 pm   Subject: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
Thanks for the response, and I should also thank you for your website, too

The proposed caulk is DAP Alex Plus, "Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone." A 35 year guarantee, so DAP says.

I ...
  Topic: wood stops instead of glazing putty?
los angeles

Replies: 24
Views: 16629

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:12 pm   Subject: wood stops on 1910 windows
I am restoring a large 1910 house in Los Angeles with wood stops on all the windows. This was an architect designed house for a wealthy owner, and the same windows were used on another house designed ...
 
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