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Old 05-06-2020, 09:55 AM   #21
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All this talk about softwoods. You want to use the deck, right?
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Old 05-06-2020, 10:28 AM   #22
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I've used cedar decks.
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If you can get OG that's the route I'd go.

Very stable in comparison and looks better.


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All this talk about softwoods. You want to use the deck, right?
Yeah, but I want something that will get beat to crap so it matches my house.
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Original gangster Cocobolo.
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That crossed my mind. I still have a tiny bit somewhere around here. I could make a deck for a doll house.
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Brick pavers. Silva systems.


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I love a brand new ipe deck, but the texas sun beats the tar out of the finish. just spent 3 days refinishing 750SF 3 years after it was installed. it was bad.

my dream deck would be PA blue stone or granite slab.
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Apparently nothing until September, at least. I just got a quote on deck materials. When they handed me the quote, they said, "We don't have any of that."

I guess the pressure treating plants shut down for Covid. Everyone has used up their stock.
At least in my area.
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Apparently nothing until September, at least. I just got a quote on deck materials. When they handed me the quote, they said, "We don't have any of that."

I guess the pressure treating plants shut down for Covid. Everyone has used up their stock.
At least in my area.
I was wondering about that. I was in Menards a week ago and their PT lumber section was barren. It looked like the grocery store shelves after the pandemic just started.
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Apparently nothing until September, at least. I just got a quote on deck materials. When they handed me the quote, they said, "We don't have any of that."

I guess the pressure treating plants shut down for Covid. Everyone has used up their stock.
At least in my area.

Sounds like there will be ground contact before regular acq is back in stock. Around here they plants where not only shut down but they are 60% over regular demand right not too
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Why would you use non ground contact? We use ground contact for everything here.

Are you guys using non ground contact pt for structure?

Unless you are talking dipped pt deck boards. Ive stopped using that stuff because it doesn't last and just seems to split and twist. Even the Doug Fir has given me problems in the past.

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