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Outside Wood Burners


Outside Wood Burners

The winter is definitely upon us in the UP. We’re getting saddled with snow and our wood burning stove has already begun to get its yearly workout. Considering all off the labor and effort that comes with hauling the firewood from the woods and cutting, splitting and stacking, I like to find ways to make the most out of our firewood. After taking some time think outside of the box… or the wood burner, I came up with a few ways that we can stretch …

Scraping paint off wood siding


Scraping paint off wood siding

Stripping a door involves the use of harmful chemicals. No matter how many coats of paint a door has, the most common way to remove them is with paint stripper. Caustic strippers can discolor the wood and aren t as good an option as solvent-based ones, although you must protect yourself from the harmful chemicals in the latter. If the door is very old, it s probable that one or more paint layers is lead-based. If you suspect the presence of lead …

Board Batten wood siding Pictures


Board Batten wood siding Pictures

span of board between the batten ? 10 ? 12 ? Thanks! What color siding/trim was used on this house? Is it James Hardie? What material was used for the board and batten? Like the roof vent and board and batten siding Everything!! Windows, patio, board and batten. Board and batten with metal roof color of board & batten color of vertical siding modern looking side and roof Board and batten siding rooflines siding and roof colour scheme board …

Best wood stain for siding


Best wood stain for siding

As America’s most trusted stain, Olympic® Stains has provided exceptional protection and durability for all wood types, applications and budgets since 1938. We offer a complete line of exterior stains and cleaning products for all wood types, applications and budgets. We also offer environmentally preferred waterborne products that adhere to the same quality standards as our traditional products. Olympic® Exterior Stains are defined by the level of …

Beveled wood siding Styles


Beveled wood siding Styles

The Old House Web Figure A: Installation of bevel siding. The minimum lap for bevel siding should not be less than 1 inch. The average exposure distance is usually determined by the distance from the underside of the window sill to the top of the drip cap (See figure A). From the standpoint of weather resistance and appearance, the butt edge of the first course of siding should coincide with the top of the window drip cap. In many one-story houses …

Wood siding texture Photoshop


Wood siding texture Photoshop

In today s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a wood panel texture in Photoshop. Let s get started! Step 1 Start by opening a new document. For this tutorial, I chose 900 x 600 pixels with a transparent background. Fill the document with #473722 Step 2 Duplicate layer 1 and name this duplicate fibers . Set your foreground color to #746045, and then go to Filter > Render > Fibers and use the following settings: Step …

Composite Wood Siding Problems


Composite Wood Siding Problems

Let’s face it, most people don’t replace their siding because their siding is wonderful and without problems. More times than not, there is a problem with the current siding. Problems are for a variety of reasons: Lifestyle: Some homeowners don’t want to spend their weekends washing, sealing, or re-painting their siding year after year. se they are busy traveling the world or watching a little league game it’s time away from the family. Regardless …

Tongue in Groove wood siding


Tongue in Groove wood siding

Decorate home is a kind of interesting activity, where you can decide what kind of the decoration of your home would like. You can design the theme as you want the exterior design and also the interior design. It is important to decorate home to make home become a comfortable and enjoyable home. When you are choosing the proper interior design for your home, tongue and groove wood siding sounds great ideas for you; Tongue and groove wood siding can …