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    What are timber knots?

    Carpenters

    What are timber knots, how is it treated and could I treat it DIY? Thanks!

    Asked by asa on 6th May 2022
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    Eliteuk

    "Hi The knots in any timber are node points on a tree. As for treating them, it depends on whether they are dead or live knots.
    Regards
    Norman Styles"

    Answered on 7th May 2022 - Member since May 2021 - report
    JS Carpentry and Painting

    "Timber knots are the branches on trees or stemming from the truck of the tree. This is in all timbers, hardwood and softwood.
    Sometimes when painted they will seem to be leaking or there may be a dark brown stain some kind of liquid which is called Sap. To prevent this, apply knotting first (knotting paint), then continue painting to complete."

    Answered on 6th May 2022 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    Pat Doohan

    "What we call timber knots, are the root of the branches that grows on the tree"

    Answered on 6th May 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    C & N Joinery Services

    "Timber knots are where the main part of the tree grows a branch simple as that and yes loads of products out there to treat yourself"

    Answered on 30th May 2022 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    Grasshopper garden services

    "The knots in timber is where the branches grow out of the tree, this can be treated with not treatment purchase that any hardware store before painting hope this helps"

    Answered on 11th May 2022 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    D tech FM

    "knots in timber that are harder than the raw material around it."

    Answered on 15th Jun 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Green and vale joinery

    "Knots in timber are small and large branches of the tree the timber came from .before its felled there is a knotting treatment for knots and I do believe the Dulux centers stock it I hope this helps"

    Answered on 6th May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    the wood chipper

    "Timber knots are where the branch of a tree comes out off the main trunk."

    Answered on 6th May 2022 - Member since Aug 2021 - report

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