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  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Tim J Storey

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2015 3:54 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Hello Laura,

It sure is great to see someone approaching a project this way! I have lots of old growth yellow pine flooring, if you and John think that would suffice. I couldn't make out the thic ...
  Topic: Nails in Siding
Tim J Storey

Replies: 9
Views: 9382

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:56 am   Subject: Nails in Siding
Right. I forgot to mention that the insulation seems to be a "sealed" bag of wood fiber. Bag is coated with light tar or whatever. I believe this was a government-program house with certa ...
  Topic: Nails in Siding
Tim J Storey

Replies: 9
Views: 9382

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:25 am   Subject: Nails in Siding
I think you're right about ring shanks being the norm. Maybe John will weigh in on this. Might have screws as an option even. Not done with that decision.

Too soon to say about the Homasote -sig ...
  Topic: Nails in Siding
Tim J Storey

Replies: 9
Views: 9382

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:28 am   Subject: Nails in Siding
Thanks again for the replies. The house was built in 1947 and has 8" exposure with galvanized metal corners. A large church has taken on the project, and they will simply refurbish/restore then ...
  Topic: Nails in Siding
Tim J Storey

Replies: 9
Views: 9382

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:44 am   Subject: Nails in Siding
Thanks. The house is white, so it would have to stay stain free for 20 yrs. Will ospho be able to convert the rust well enough for that? This project is going to have a lot of visibility (both mean ...
  Topic: Nails in Siding
Tim J Storey

Replies: 9
Views: 9382

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:42 am   Subject: Nails in Siding
Worried about rust from existing nails. Considering pulling all out as we scrap/prep and replace with either ceramic screws (need research) or something. Any thoughts or recommendations on this? I' ...
 
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