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#1 Loola

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:25 PM

Hi guys

Just wondering what would be the best type of wood to use for outdoor enclosure?

Also read on here to use yacht paint to finish?

Would be very grateful for any further suggestions!

Many thanks

Laura

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 11:08 AM

Hi Laura,
Some type of hardwood (oak, teak, mahogany or redwood) would be the best to use for an outdoor enclosure as it would have to stand up to the elements and outside conditions. Hope this helps.
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Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:02 PM

Brilliant thanks so much for your help. Sorry about late reply had a really hectic week at work!

The sort of enclosure will be like a box made of wood just for the time being until I move. So will prob go for pine as it only has to last a year!

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:03 PM

Also am I right with the yacht paint??

Thanks again guys

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 08:38 AM

Yacht paint is fine but needs some time to get rid of the smell. If only using for a year I would use Cuprinol's pet safe range of garden paints.






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