old cedar fence post
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 21, 2014, 08:32:19 AM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
1632301 Posts in 193692 Topics by 43737 Members
Latest Member: Lechnoid
* Home Help Search Calendar Login Register
Taxidermy.Net Forum  |  Taxidermy Discussion Categories  |  Habitat and Exhibit  |  Topic: old cedar fence post « previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: old cedar fence post  (Read 3207 times)
srholmes30
Platinum Member
*****
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 2436


Living each and every day

WWW
« on: May 09, 2009, 10:02:16 PM »

Hi I have a cedar fence post real old,on the outside.But cut off the bottom solid inside.Whould I have to do anything about bugs?.I have not seen any,would I have to use a sealer on the post.?Any help would be great thanks for your time.
Scott.
Logged

U.S.Army Vetern 3rd RANGER Bn  75th RANGER Rgt   ISAIAH 6:8
 My Dad "Just passing through"  1935-2011
 I shall walk this but once,There for what ever good I might do,let me do it now.For I shall never walk this again.
Brian Jones
Platinum Member
*****
Location: Ionia,Michigan
Posts: 5534


Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

WWW
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2009, 09:15:46 AM »

I believe cedar is naturally bug proof.
Logged

bill@hogheaven
Platinum Member
*****
Posts: 8018

« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2009, 10:00:52 AM »

It doesnt need anything done to it.
Logged

Hog Heaven
Wholesale Boar Taxidermy
35771 Jackson II Road
Carthage, N.Y. 13619
srholmes30
Platinum Member
*****
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 2436


Living each and every day

WWW
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2009, 11:32:15 AM »

Hi thanks for your time guys,take care Brian,Bill.
Scott.
Logged

U.S.Army Vetern 3rd RANGER Bn  75th RANGER Rgt   ISAIAH 6:8
 My Dad "Just passing through"  1935-2011
 I shall walk this but once,There for what ever good I might do,let me do it now.For I shall never walk this again.
Critter
New Member
*
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 83


« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2009, 09:48:06 AM »

as said Cedar is bug proof. If you want to be sure just for peace of mind, just sprinkle some 7 dust on it, and brush it in, let sit for awhile and blow off clean with compressed air.
Logged

Dink
tlbullfrog
New Member
*
Posts: 37

« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2009, 11:53:44 AM »

Cedar is "bug proof"? I wish!

I built a nice base from cut cedar/juniper fence posts that were about 2" in diameter. I set the base aside for awhile and returned to find little mounds of fine wood dust. Called my Dad, who used to be in the pest control business, and he said it is likely "powder post beetles". He said options would be to build a small tent around the base and fumigate it, or treat each entry into the wood with a bulb duster and some Sevin Dust.

REALLY aggravating, since I've got most of the base and lexan work done, complete with mud base and cattails.  Aaaaarrrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

(By the way...  powder post beetles can ruin your house like termites. Keep an eye out for these little mounds of wood dust around your house / in the attic.)
Logged
Hedhuntr
Gold Member
****
Posts: 582

« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2009, 10:04:09 PM »

Not 100% bugproof. As it breaks down certain bugs will move it. Some just to live others to bore and not eat it. I soak mine with pickling crystals then powerwash to bring back the golden ceder look.
Logged
Pages: [1] Print 
Taxidermy.Net Forum  |  Taxidermy Discussion Categories  |  Habitat and Exhibit  |  Topic: old cedar fence post « previous next »
 



Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP
Contents © 2006-2012 Taxidermy.Net, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy.
Powered by SMF 2.0.8 | SMF © 2011, Simple Machines
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.083 seconds with 21 queries.