can you handplane pressure treated timber

Planing Pressure Treated Wood - Sawmill Creek

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toxicity - Tips for recognizing aged pressure treated wood

However, if you have a small hand plane, you can do a few quick passes to see if you get down to the 'green' color popping out. doing this on the 'least' aged side would be the fastest. The next best requires keeping a hand saw handy, and cutting off the end of the board to see the pressure treated pattern.

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When to Seal or Stain Pressure-Treated Wood Today's

When to Seal or Stain Pressure-Treated Wood By: Danny Lipford. When water soaks into the wood instead of beading up, it’s time to seal or stain it. It’s important to finish typical pressure-treated wood as soon as possible after completion of a deck in order to protect it.

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Can I run pressure treated deck boards through thickness

There should be no issue running pressure-treated boards through a planer, however, if you do a little housekeeping afterward. Give the planer a good blasting off with an air hose after you finish for the day to reduce the amount of PT sawdust left in the machine.

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deck - How long should I wait before painting or staining

Pressure treated (PT) lumber takes months to shrink and re-contract on and off so the paint will crack and not adhere correctly. Also, the PT you buy at Lowe's or Venue gets moved around a lot so you may have a load of wood with boards that are weeks apart from drying.

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