painting western red cedar porch railing

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apr 10 2011 can't be painted until it dries. i've built deck rails out of #2 pressure treated pine but i'm careful in picking boards at the lumber yard – only about 1 in 5 boards passes my inspection – and i stack it for several weeks to let it dry before building. western red cedar on the other hand is a great building material 【Get Price】

outdoor finishing types - real cedar

jun 11 2013 on bare new or restored western red cedar apply one coat only of water-repellent preservative (1% or less of wax by volume and content). allow it to dry for the period of time recommended by the manufacturer. if the wood has been dip treated a longer drying time may be needed. do not paint before the 【Get Price】

ready seal 5 gal. natural cedar exterior wood stain and sealer

choose this ready seal natural cedar exterior wood stain and sealer for all your outdoor wood projects. mold mildew this item: 5 gal. natural cedar exterior wood stain and sealer $149.00. linzer 5 in. flat stain block brush $11.97. klean-strip 1 gal. paint thinner $8.77 . compare similar wood & deck stain 【Get Price】

painting cedar siding: guide to finishes primers and timing

mar 29 2017 one benefit of installing western red cedar siding is the beauty of its natural finish. but some homeowners may desire—or feel the need—for painting cedar* siding. and by paint we mean an opaque exterior finish—not a solid color stain. detailed answers are provided verbatim by paul mackie of the 【Get Price】

guide to finishing western red cedar - bear creek lumber

3. guide to. finishing. western. red cedar. among all the softwood species. western red cedar is considered to have the very best finish- retention features. . paint (4). high up to 10. high up to 10. solid color stain (4). moderate. 3-5. high. 4-6. (1) data compiled from research observations. expected life predictions are 【Get Price】

important tips painting or staining cedar wood - eco paint inc.

nov 20 2011 using a stain paint only fade becomes an issue wearing thinner over time needing to re-coat. knowing the differences of cedar paint or paint stain i tend to lean towards the stain paint having this on my own personal western red cedar home enjoying the protection it provides as well as re-coating say 【Get Price】

redwood vs. cedar - timbertown

apr 1 2015 western red cedar unless stained a different color will naturally have a yellowish tone while redwood has a noticeably more reddish-brown hue (there's a reason it's called “redwood”). both are beautiful in their own right but if you're planning to use a tinted stain or paint your deck or timbers you might 【Get Price】

cedar or pressure treated s&l spindles

nov 3 2015 cedar deck post cap pressure treated post cap "side by durability - we specifically use western red western cedar because of the strength over other woods. and we stands up better in the elements- often used outside western red cedar holds paint well and is very weather resistant. western 【Get Price】

finishing cedar siding - real cedar

jun 11 2013 although paint can reduce wood's absorption of water paint itself is not a preservative. paints of all types such as: water-based paints acrylic (latex) acrylic enamel and solvent based paints (alkyd and oil-modified) are suitable for western red cedar. however test results show that good quality latex paint 【Get Price】

4 ways to keep cedar wood colorful and protected - the spruce

mar 6 2017 one downside--in the eyes of many--is that cedar's lovely red turns a monotonous gray--and surprisingly quickly. once it has in the middle are solid color stains (which are wood grain-like but more akin to paint) and semi-transparent stains (which have fewer solids and allow for more of a real wood look.【Get Price】 cedar decking

cedar is a fantastic choice for a deck building material because of its combination of unique properties western red cedar is the most widely available cedar type across the u.s. unless you live in the region where other types of cedar are harvested and milled it may be it is dimensionally stable and holds paint well.【Get Price】