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    Sticky: Hi Jimj Been ages. Good to see the topic is...

    Hi Jimj
    Been ages. Good to see the topic is still alive and well ..

    Utemad
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    I can't promise. Cheapest in Sydney but reliable...

    I can't promise. Cheapest in Sydney but reliable quality job for a fair price.

    Utemad
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    Sticky: Hi Rob Not to my knowledge. We had to buy a...

    Hi Rob

    Not to my knowledge. We had to buy a tin of each when I wanted to make a sample board. Sikkens was the only ones doing sample tins .

    Utemad
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    Sticky: Hi Jimj Yeah your right I am MIA at the...

    Hi Jimj

    Yeah your right I am MIA at the moment.. It ain't really rocket science the ratio . Just the ordinary pop top 500g I think container and a standard house hold bucket and you end up with...
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    Sticky: Hi All Great to see my thread is still of...

    Hi All

    Great to see my thread is still of great benefit to everyone..
    Happy cleaning!!!

    Ps Jimj .. im still breathing but havent touched a deck in 3 years now, can you believe that building...
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    Article: Cleaning and Oiling your Deck

    You can view the page at http://www.renovateforum.com/content.php?r=3-Cleaning-and-Oiling-your-Deck
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    Sticky: Hi Guys I havent dropped off the face of the...

    Hi Guys

    I havent dropped off the face of the earth just incase anyone wondered lol
    If you PM'd me which judging by my full box some have , sorry for the nonreply but the email connected to this...
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    Sticky: Hi Tony Been swamped and haven't been around...

    Hi Tony

    Been swamped and haven't been around for a while.. Glad to see another happy forum member .. Its a pretty good way to clean up and maintain your deck.. pics are great as they'll inspire...
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    Sticky: Happy New Year to all!!!! For all those that...

    Happy New Year to all!!!!

    For all those that aren't aware.. Feast watson walnut is no longer a manufacturer tinted colour hence why you cant see the tin on the shelf.. it is a store tinted colour...
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    Sticky: pine tends to give 5m2 per litre per coat for all...

    pine tends to give 5m2 per litre per coat for all interested but hardwood gives way more and as for iron bark and jarrah a 10L will well cover you and you will prob add a 4L and go again next time...
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    Sticky: sand then clean would be simpler.. if you clean...

    sand then clean would be simpler.. if you clean first you would have to wait til it dried then sand and you risk getting more tannin back out that you haven't cleaned off.. just easier to sand first...
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    if we are talking a 4 sides tent like point on...

    if we are talking a 4 sides tent like point on the post top you just run a square line around the 4 sides and tip the saw over to the required angle and cut the top off.. or am i mistunderstanding?...
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    Sticky: colour is always a taste thing.. best i can do is...

    colour is always a taste thing.. best i can do is show you my red iron bark deck and let you decide for yourself if its a natural look

    Half bare half coated with walnut fest and watson deck oil...
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    Sticky: Blue heeler Jarrah isn't a board we use this...

    Blue heeler

    Jarrah isn't a board we use this side ( of Aust. )or atleast none of my suppliers get it.. its like rocking horse Sh@t type rare... but based on the fact its dense and red like iron...
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    Sticky: never done the wipe off bit after 30 mins stuff...

    never done the wipe off bit after 30 mins stuff they say on the tin.. i asked the rep how i was spose to get back out there and wipe it when in 30 mins id have coated a whole deck.. he had no method...
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    Sticky: not unusual for rain or water to leave a mark on...

    not unusual for rain or water to leave a mark on a freshly oiled deck.. usually white coloured residue.. goes away as its only on the surface. the brown you got on your hand would be deck oil tint...
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    try a lambswool pad on a pole or a shurline 230mm...

    try a lambswool pad on a pole or a shurline 230mm pad from bunnies
    either way pad out excess and cover bot deck with plastic
    utemad
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    The deck boards here aren't really the same...

    The deck boards here aren't really the same species other than pine.. ours to my understanding are way more dense so most of your great fixings are duds with our boards.Your self piloting and self...
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    Sticky: As to coating and drying etc with feast dont...

    As to coating and drying etc with feast

    dont coat if the boards are above slightly warm when you walk bare foot on the deck.. if your thinking "this is hot under foot" then its too hot to coat. ...
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    Sticky: Yellow flecks are perfectly normal and aa trade...

    Yellow flecks are perfectly normal and aa trade mark of merbau . its just when the boards are dirty or covered with a coat of surface tanins that they aren't visible

    cheers utemad
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    Sticky: if the boards are in the weather and the others...

    if the boards are in the weather and the others aren't then they will always look slightly different and will look even more different with time if you let the coating weather to far between top...
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    Sticky: Cheers mate.. spent 2 seconds looking at fence...

    Cheers mate.. spent 2 seconds looking at fence then moved on to ..ooh thats a Vr VS ute in the driveway followed by i bet that house is in the northern beachs or possibly st ives area.. i dunno about...
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    Hard to say what your left with only that it does work and in the right hands a proper pressure washer will make it even better as you'd have seen in our job pics. and yes if you do decide to go the...
  24. Thread: Decking Help

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    that was gunna be my comment too.. besides the...

    that was gunna be my comment too.. besides the cca bit you wont get a flat area as they will be bowed over there legth and give you a steppy are which isn't really the best thing for tables and...
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    i dont get into tongue oil but thats just me. As...

    i dont get into tongue oil but thats just me. As to wattyl deck oil its a short lived deck oil and 3 months in exposed conditons would be all you could expect from it. its cheap to buy at around 100...
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    Sticky: Its Jarrah colour cheers utemad

    Its Jarrah colour

    cheers utemad
  27. Mate take the treated pine and whack a coat of...

    Mate take the treated pine and whack a coat of stain or oil over it if you want a longer life .. Oregon is now classed internal use .. Our record is 4 years on an oregon balcony.. the owner noticed...
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    if you must and your framer takes paslode format...

    if you must and your framer takes paslode format framing nails then your best option is 65mm dekfast nails .. they come in boxes of 1000 and 3000 i think.. assuming your framer has a spiked nose...
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    mate would buy a couple of 2.5mm and a couple of...

    mate would buy a couple of 2.5mm and a couple of 2.8mm as individuals .. if it were merbau i'd go the 2.5 but for iron bark you may need 2.8 at the but joins to save splitting

    cheers utemad
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    if you gunna angle screw its best not to use...

    if you gunna angle screw its best not to use smart bit or festtool bit as you stand a high chance of snapping bits.. you can do it if careful and we do occasionally but it shallows the countersink...
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    the killer of bits is not drilling perfectly...

    the killer of bits is not drilling perfectly straight down .. if one side of the collar hits to much before the other it tries to bend the drill bit thats in the board so the collar can go flat onto...
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    just incase your unaware ... you still clean in...

    just incase your unaware ... you still clean in crappy weather.. its pointless waiting for dry weather to then wet it and wait again..

    cheers utemad
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    i prefer to coat in the morning if possible.. so...

    i prefer to coat in the morning if possible.. so i can gauge the day by eye and avoid an afternoon dew.. then again being semi cautious i have only ever gotten blotches once with FW and it was a deck...
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    we can tell this is an Aussie site .. the...

    we can tell this is an Aussie site .. the Americans wouldn't leave home without there Swanson speed square its like an icon .. it a pity we just get knock offs here or plastic . i brought mine in...
  35. Thread: Deck Calculator

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    Sticky: Mate just had a real quick crack.. i spose it...

    Mate just had a real quick crack.. i spose it needs to be able to have the house as a support and hence lessen the stumps and also flick the joist direction too ..
    Is it just a quantity calculator...
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    yeah deepen slightly but also slightly increase...

    yeah deepen slightly but also slightly increase the clearance hole in butt joins too..
    the self reeming head does something but not what it should and definately not in ironbark.. if you look at it...
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    FW deck oil colours.. yes they make a huge...

    FW deck oil colours.. yes they make a huge difference to the decks colour on pine or say black butt but the colour difference on merbau will be nowhere near as great as the timber has its own strong...
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    Sticky: Time for an update .. this is another job we did...

    Time for an update .. this is another job we did for a customer. this time a 4-5yr old ironbark deck that had been coated in deck oil on completion of the build

    Below is what it looked like when...
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    No whuckas its just that we both know whilst...

    No whuckas its just that we both know whilst macsim screws are good. macsim as a supplier isn't that well placed price wise versus a lot of other main stream fastener suppliers ( this doesn't mean...
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    Sticky: Mate i advise people to use a 1/3 of a pop top...

    Mate i advise people to use a 1/3 of a pop top container in half a bucket of water so me thinks you went way heavy with the cleaner mix

    both cabots and feast come from the same manufacturer (...
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