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Staining rough cedar decking 2/6s
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Kirk    Posted 07-16-2004 at 08:35:20       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I want to use a clear or semi-transparent penetrating stain on rough white cedar decking 2/6s. The decking material is unplaned and unsanded (so my 2/6s are actually 2/6s, not nominals). (I am not worried about splinters: the cedar is very soft.)I am interested in reactions/recommendation/experiences to applying deck stain to this rough wood (as likely problems, clear versus pigmented, etc.)


donna in wv    Posted 07-16-2004 at 17:41:21       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I ran a paint store up north for many years before I became a farmer's wife so let me give you a bit of what I learned . a clear stain with no uv protection will gray and dry out faster than a semi-solid will . You really have the right idea in sticking with the penetrating stain .Make sure the stain says it has uv protection.


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