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laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:37 pm   Subject: POPLAR?
I've been in a state of deep denial about having to replace any of my porch floor even though John Leeke told me I would need to. So in the last couple days I actually removed the railings/balustrades ...
  Topic: Clapboard Prep and Painting Questions
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:19 pm   Subject: Clapboard Prep and Painting Questions
I try to do lots of research before asking a question but I haven't found the answer to this question.
The back of my house is the first side I am going to prep and repaint. It is in very bad shape. ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:41 pm   Subject: Industrial Oil Enamel - Gloss?
I just got back from the SW paint store. I'm not quite ready to paint the porch decking but it is hot and humid and Saturday so shopping seemed like good idea.

The guy there originally tried to re ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:45 am   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Here is my Blog entry. The blog is basically to keep notes and records for myself.

Iím eager to start experimenting with techniques and learning skills related to wood replacement, wood epoxy repai ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 1:12 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
My main questions at this point are:
If I cannot find a source of vertical grain Douglas Fir for the repairs locally is there a recommended source to order from?

Should I worry about the small ga ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 2:17 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
I just realized at the same time they aren't T&G! That much easier to replicate!
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 1:08 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Oh thank goodness you said I can't get in there. Because I feel like I really don't want to!

Got it! Go find the right wood and cutting it to size isn't that intimidating. My dad has a table saw an ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 12:16 am   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Regarding replacement of sections of the decking.
I certainly have access to a dad with a woodshop and various friends that would help recreate the decking to match. However, I think if there was a ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat May 16, 2015 11:18 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Thanks so so much for your reply.
Here is a pic of my "access" to the underside of my porch
http://i.imgur.com/RdA3mIKm.jpg
As you can see the ventilation/access is pretty small and (pre ...
  Topic: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
laurapartera

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 8:22 pm   Subject: I'd like feedback about prepping my porch deck
Hello, New here! I'm slowly working on fixing up my historic home.

There is so much to be done but my goals this year are:
A: learning how to restore my house properly instead of "replace an ...
 
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