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Blog series by Hawgnutz updated 08-07-2007 06:01 AM 2 parts 13367 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: Sealing Pressure-treated wood

07-23-2007 06:19 AM by Hawgnutz | 4 comments »

I am replacing the boards on my outside workbench. I have some pressure-treated wood, but want to seal it so that the green goo will not seep onto any of my wood projects. What is eth best way to seal the pressure-treated wood?

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Part 2: -- Accenting grain on Black Ash

08-07-2007 06:01 AM by Hawgnutz | 7 comments »

I got some Black Ash with some great figuring. I read that to get the darker figuring to pop out, I should paint the ash with green carfts paint, then strip the paint off, then finish it. Any comments? It seems strange to paint it with GREEN paint to bring out the figuring! I plan to use a rub-on poly to finish it. Any suggestions on how to strip the green paint off? Should I use a chemical stripper, or just sand it, or plane it, or uise a scraper? After all, it is just water-based...

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