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3 Ways to Protect a Wooden Post from Rotting in the Ground

Paint a thick layer of the preservative on your post. Keep the post in the bucket where it’s been soaking. Use a 3 in (7.6 cm) brush to apply a thick layer of wood preservative across the bottom 2 feet (0.61 m) of the post. Work in long vertical strokes.

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A Lesson in Coping – How to Join Trim | Popular Woodworking .

There’s nothing wrong with joining two pieces of baseboard or crown molding by means of a miter, but a coping joint is an elegant solution that’s more likely to look good as wooden parts move over time.

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How to Build a Box Column to Cover a Post | how-tos | DIY

Use the stud finder to locate the joist to which the pole is attached. Place the box around the post so that the pieces of scrap wood are under the joist. Fasten the box to the ceiling by nailing through those pieces from below into the joist. Glue and nail the fourth piece of oak plywood to complete the box column.

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Coping Quarter Round Help Please - by Bobby870 @ LumberJocks .

I think I figured it out after many trials and changing the angle I was coping the trim at. Attached is a picture of what I kept getting where the joint was not going all the way back. I realized that when I got towards the bottom of the trim piece when I was coping it, I wasn’t back cutting it enough at the bottom, my cut was getting almost .

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Understanding Checks and Splits in Lumber and Timbers In-situ .

The same applies to a lot of dimension lumber. During the seasoning process, stresses develop in wood as a result of differential shrinkage which can often lead to checking, splitting and even warping. Separation of the wood fibers results in checking and splitting. Due to the innate characteristics of wood, it shrinks and swells differently.

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Environmental Soil Issues: Garden Use of Treated Lumber

Copper (Cu) is an effective fungicide, arsenic (As) is an effective insecticide, and chromium (Cr) serves to bind the chemical preservative to the wood. The treatment process usually involves immersing wood in a 2-3% solution of CCA and subjecting it to high pressure, which encourages deep penetration of CCA into the wood.

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