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  1. #1
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    Sydney's west

    Default Merbau splitting on new deck

    Hi guys,
    Just laid a low level deck with screws, pre drilled the boards using smartbit.
    I have just notice a cuple of boards have split, but no where near the screw holes, is this normal would this continue to happen? Is my deck to dry? What do you guys suggest I do? I don't have any splits or cracks where my screws are so I don't understand it. It has only been up for 2 weeks so I can't oil it yet. Please help

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    Sunshine Coast


    Any chance of some close up shots with something IE. coin,nail etc for an idea of scale?

    jimj restore-a-deck

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