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I am building outdoor furniture out of cypress.  The material was air dried and 8/4 that I milled down to about 1 5/8".  I have found several checks in the material that I am using for legs.  Most of the checks go less that 1/2" deep into the section.  I would like to seal the checks but the cracks are too tight to get epoxy into them.  Any recommendation on how to handle this would be appreciated.  

bob

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Hi Bob,

I think we spoke on the phone, normally we would recommend the Totalboat Penetrating Epoxy thinned 25% with acetone but I believe you wanted this wood to weather to a nature color.  That may still happen if you sand the surface after the epoxy dries but I can't guarantee it would weather the way you want.

 

 

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We did talk this morning Rick.  I was checking to see anyone else had any experience.  I have it down to just a couple of legs.  I have one piece of 8/4 left, I might try to see if I can get a section out without checks.  I planned to talk to MAS and see if they had any suggestions.  If they have a light bulb go off above their head I will let you know.  

Thanks for responding.

Bob

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