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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by mywaynow, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. mywaynow

    mywaynow Minister of Fire

    Dec 13, 2010
    She is still relatively new. I have maybe 4 hours on it since I got it after Sandy hit. One of the piles that were dropped off by a tree service was finally dealt with today. Almost all of it was bucked. There is one 7 foot long Black Walnut that is 19" on the small end. I decided to leave that one for now in hopes of milling it. For those who mill, should I hit the ends with water based paint or oil based? I don't want to get the real deal sealant for now.

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  2. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

    Dec 16, 2010
    Central IA
    You dont need to do anything with it for the time being.Unless its in a spot that gets lots of sun & wind,and/or you're gonna let it sit for a year,it wont dry out too fast & crack.Normally you'll lose several inches on the ends anyway,so wait until its milled into individual planks before sealing with anything.
  3. BobUrban

    BobUrban Minister of Fire

    Jul 24, 2010
    Central Michigan
    and sealing with parafin works much better than paint

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