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Topic by Kindlingmaker posted 10-06-2008 10:49 PM 4478 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Kindlingmaker

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10-06-2008 10:49 PM

After completing the new redwood front deck just a couple of days before the first winter freeze came a good coat of Thompson’s Waterseal was applied to the bare wood. I never tried this before but many said it was really good stuff and i did see the comericals on TV. Sure enough when it rained a couple of days after the coating the water beaded up just like everyone said it would. That night it got really cold. The next morning I headed out the door for work and soon found that all those beads of water that I was so proud of the night before had turned to little domes of ice and I soon found myself sitting on them with my feet over my head. Yup Thompson’s works well but be aware of ice!

-- What do you mean I can't use a coat hanger for 12 ga wire?



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MsDebbieP

628 posts in 5432 days

10-14-2008 04:20 PM

uh oh… good thing to know!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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dustygirl

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11-08-2008 04:19 PM

I’ve always wondered if that sealer was good to use.Thanks for the info. Hope you didn’t hurt yourself with that fall.

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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PaBull

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11-25-2008 02:29 AM

Where is the picture? LOL

Thanks for the story.

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hoomer

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10-13-2017 08:48 PM

nice content.

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