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#3239883 - 05/05/13 08:42 PM Keeping cedar color....
416wbymag
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My mother just bought 2 cheap little cedar bird feeders. She thinks they will stay that way while I know it will turn grey in months...

I really don't want to buy a jug of stain/sealant and brush these guys.

Anybody know a good spray can sealant I can hose these things with?
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#3239887 - 05/05/13 08:45 PM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: 416wbymag]
Diehard Hunter
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You can get spray polyurethane at lowes. Works good.
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#3239944 - 05/05/13 09:13 PM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: Diehard Hunter]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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clear coat might do the trick
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#3239987 - 05/05/13 09:55 PM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
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i dont know of anything that will keep wood from graying over time. i do like the old weathered gray look myself
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#3239990 - 05/05/13 09:59 PM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Diehard Hunter
You can get spray polyurethane at lowes. Works good.

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#3240009 - 05/05/13 10:14 PM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: pressfit]
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 Originally Posted By: pressfit
 Originally Posted By: Diehard Hunter
You can get spray polyurethane at lowes. Works good.

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will it get cloudy looking if being in to much sunlight???????????
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#3242057 - 05/08/13 10:06 AM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: Chaneylake]
416wbymag
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Thanks for all the input guys, gonna try to spray them this weekend. The birds are staring at me a little funny
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#3242065 - 05/08/13 10:20 AM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: 416wbymag]
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the sun will change the color after time, no matter what u put on it
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#3242072 - 05/08/13 10:26 AM Re: Keeping cedar color.... [Re: Chaneylake]
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 Originally Posted By: Chaneylake
 Originally Posted By: pressfit
 Originally Posted By: Diehard Hunter
You can get spray polyurethane at lowes. Works good.

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will it get cloudy looking if being in to much sunlight???????????


Hasn't yet...it goes on a lot thinner than if you use a brush. It takes a few applications because the wood soaks it up really well.
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