Bert Combs

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    refinishing and other at home amateur stuff....

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  1. Bert Combs

    Dry Rot

    Thanks for the advice. I need to keep this DIY just because of the lack of money issue related to your suggestion. I certainly don't possess the skill needed to accomplish that level of fix. Thanks tho...
  2. Bert Combs

    Dry Rot

    Thank you sir...
  3. Bert Combs

    Dry Rot

    Thanks Tom. Calling it dry rot is a clue to my experience level! There is a planter directly over the area that did drip water over the years. Obviously the source. The 2nd pic shows what it should look like with the Bondo I found that the original owner used trying to repair it years ago. If I can I'll simply replace the vertical pieces covering the damage. Ill also replace the 2x4's between the stone and the post and seal everything. By leaving some of the damage will more damage occur?
  4. Bert Combs

    Dry Rot

    The picture is of the pillar supporting a corner of my porch roof. I belive the dry rot only involves the decorative parts and not the actuall load bearing structure. Can I simply cover the dry rot and replace those pieces that need replacing? (2×4's between brick and post) I guess what I'm getting to is do I have to remove all the dry rot or can i cover it and seal the seams?
  5. Bert Combs

    Cedar Fence Staining

    Thanks for the input. Good info....
  6. Bert Combs

    Cedar Fence Staining

    I have a brand new 250 square foot cedar fence and enjoy it's current appearance. I'm searching for stain recommendations that will retain as much of the "new" look as I can get. I've checked Consumer Reports however it seems their recommendations met with very mixed reviews from users. I know linseed oil is a premier preservative but seems pretty darned expensive for what I need. I thought I'd check with the pro's for your thoughts. Thanks