Final stages of completing my gate (thanks for the help along the way
guys). Turns out I have one corner that has warped during the
construction, ie. it is high compared to the remaining face. Currenty
finished in 2 coats of pigmented deck stain.
Anyway to flatten without impacting finish and rest of gate?
I think he meant warped face, as in the gate, if placed "flat" on the
ground, had a high corner.
30-36", with cement. And do not disturb areas outside the basic hole.
I'm told that even caliche still gets loose when wet. (mud)
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels,
throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions,
without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act
with cheerfulness. -- Joseph Addison, The Spectator, July 12, 1711
Yep, un-dried wood does that.
The only fix I've ever had success with is to replace the picket with
another (that hopefully won't warp when it dries).
As an aside, store your fence pickets - with adequate ventilation - for a
month or more in the garage and return to your supplier those that have
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