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    Author(s): Mark T. Knaebe
    Date: 2013
    Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FinishLine, 2013; 2 p.
    Publication Series: Finishlines
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    Description

    Wood exposed outdoors can last for centuries. What kind of wood you choose and how you protect it can make a big difference in how long the wood lasts. Two conditions influence the service life of outdoor wood: weathering and decay.

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    Citation

    Knaebe, Mark T. 2013. Outdoor Furniture, Artwork, Fences, and Play Equipment. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FinishLine, 2013; 2 p.

    Keywords

    finishes, protective coatings, fences, furniture, wood preservation, paints

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