September 2009 Archives


I have removed 50 year old southern pine, rough sawn boards from an old barn. These boards were not exposed to the weather because they were sided with tin. I want to use them for flooring and bat and board siding. They are quite infested with the powder post beetle. What should I do to […]

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Hi, I have a pine tree cut in half and am using it for a vanity top for a sink in one of my bathrooms. It was in someone’s yard, cut, sanded, stained and sealed with a polyurethane.  It has been in my house for 6 months and yesterday I noticed what is the sculptured […]

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