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    I recently built a hardwood deck. Before I...

    I recently built a hardwood deck. Before I finalised the timber I was going to use I got samples of various hardwood species and the recommended cutek colourtone sample pots for each one. Red...
  2. I ended up wetting everything then giving the...

    I ended up wetting everything then giving the deck and handrails a wash with oxalic acid (diggers rust and stain cleaner). Washed everything down again after I was done. Black metal marks gone....
  3. Thanks. The posts are coated/painted except for...

    Thanks. The posts are coated/painted except for the areas that were cut/drilled. That should in theory provide protection to the aluminium (I think).
  4. Thanks Marc. I thought i was going to need to...

    Thanks Marc. I thought i was going to need to wrap all the aluminium in some sort of plastic before applying oxalic acid. Having said this, i am considering sticking with Napisan/Aldi product...
  5. Will oxalic acid affect my aluminium handrails and posts???

    Hi everyone,

    My deck build is almost complete and I need to plan on how to clean/prepare my deck for oiling.

    It is a spotted gum deck with aluminium roof and handrail posts.

    If I use...
  6. This is what my instinct was. If my board was...

    This is what my instinct was. If my board was coated with an actual oil (not water-based), switching between different brands could be OK without sanding/stripping.

    On a side note I didn't get my...
  7. Cool. So remove any existing product changing...

    Cool. So remove any existing product changing brands (even if the old and new products are both oil based).

    Thank you! 😀
  8. Thanks for the response. My [limited]...

    Thanks for the response.

    My [limited] understanding is that oils penetrate while water based products form a film. So if I use an oil based Integrain product would that still be film forming?
    ...
  9. Switching between natural decking oils without stripping?

    Hi everyone,

    Iíve been a bit of a lurker here and have a question about decking oils for which I canít seem to find an answer on this forum.

    Can I change decking oil brands (natural oils...
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