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How to replace weathered, rotting outdoor flooring. When this porch deck was laid, boards of clear, quartersawn Douglas fir were readily available. Squeeze a bead of polyurethane construction adhesive on all the exposed joists, then place the groove of a replacement board over the tongue of an old deck board and
This is real Douglas Fir porch decking. It's tongue and groove allowing the nails to be hidden. PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Carter.
A carpenter replaced all the old deck boards on our front porch with 1x4 tongue-and-groove fir graded "D & BTR Mix-grain." They were then primed and painted. Now every What puzzles me most about your photos is that I don't see any nails where the flooring has buckled. If there aren't any, it would explain how the
The 2 Biggest Myths of Sanding Exterior Porches Exterior porch refurbishment is a great summer project, but misconceptions about the process abound. Let's debunk Its fabulous, rich, almost red color looks good on every wood type, but is especially attractive on the older fir and pine of many porches. waterlox marine
Ted arrived to find a porch with rotten tongue-and-groove decking, disintegrating steps, falling-off balusters, columns compressed into the floor, and a distinct lean to the Ted and Mike wanted the porch deck to have a similar look and feel to the original, so they chose 5 4 (1" thick) vertical-grain Douglas fir.
Aside from the historical aspect, have you considered kiln dried pressure treated tongue and groove porch decking? Pressure treated southern yellow pine is a great material for exterior decking and add to it the kiln dried process and you can paint it and it will hold up for many years. We did a historically
Our 2x8's, 2x10's, and 2x12's, are Douglas Fir, graded as select structural. All treated dimensional lumber is Southern Yellow Pine - #1 grade, perfect for any outdoor project. We've got 1x4 vertical grain Douglas Fir flooring for porch repair, as well as 1x6 Southern Yellow Pine tongue and groove for flooring. 1x4, 1x6
Bad paint job (x2) You never use an interior wood for exterior applications. This video is rather pointless; today, when people are spending that kind of money on a major renovation they do a little research first, and usually end up making the right decision. Douglas Fir, at the very least. Not pine . Everyone
This is real Douglas Fir porch decking. It's tongue and groove allowing the DEAR TIM: I'm restoring an older home that has a patio porch deck. It's covered, so perhaps it's just a The wood that was installed on many of the old porches, and the ones I built, had a tongue and groove profile. This unique profile is the same
When I have to replace floorboards, I use the best quality exterior grade tongue and groove lumber I can find. In the Northeast, where I live now, my local lumberyard stocks vertical grain fir, which is dimensionally stable and somewhat rot-resistant. When ordering material, I make sure the boards are a few inches too long,