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Old June 15th 11, 11:25 AM posted to uk.d-i-y
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What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve
a wooden fence?

Cheers
Richard
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geraldthehamster wrote:
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a wooden fence?


Snot.
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On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:35:27 +0000, Steve Firth wrote:

geraldthehamster wrote:
What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve a
wooden fence?


Snot.


Not swarfega?


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Jules Richardson wrote:
On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:35:27 +0000, Steve Firth wrote:

geraldthehamster wrote:
What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve a
wooden fence?

Snot.


Not swarfega?


asparagus pee.
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On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 06:49:01 -0700, geraldthehamster wrote:

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OK, OK! Swarfega-coloured paint? :-)
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What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve
a wooden fence?



Ronseal?

Also, best regardless of price (e.g. Sadolin) or best value for money?

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On Jun 15, 11:25*am, geraldthehamster wrote:
What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve
a wooden fence?


The stuff they use on green coloured pressure treated timber.

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On Jun 15, 11:25*am, geraldthehamster wrote:
What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve
a wooden fence?

Cheers
Richard


Cuprinol 4* if you can still get it. Expensive and deadly.
Comes in Clear, Brown and Green.
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"David WE Roberts" wrote:
"geraldthehamster" wrote in message
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What's the best green stuff to colour and (more importantly) preserve
a wooden fence?



Ronseal?

Also, best regardless of price (e.g. Sadolin) or best value for money?


I found Sadolin to be useless in Italy, the sun causes it to flake off in
large sheets. Its accelerated ageing compared to the UK but indicates what
will happen over time.

I would use Johnstones Shed and Fence paint, it has stood up well in the UK
and in Italy.
 




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