Decking on child's playset

norar_ilApril 29, 2012

My son-in-law is building a playset outdoors for his children. He is using left-over wood from his attic flooring (I think it's pressed wood -- has wood chips showing) for the deck of the playset. Will this be safe left unfinished? It's about 4ftX4ft with the only bracing being around the edges. It will currently hold his weight -- over 200 pounds, so he says it will be fine for the little guys.

I thought that type of wood was meant to be covered up, protected from the elements, but the older I get, the less sure I am of anything, so I would like some advice from those who use this product. Thank you so much.

Nora

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millworkman

It is OSB Sheathing and is definitely made to be covered within 2 weeks of being installed on a vertical surface.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2012 at 9:05AM
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norar_il

Thank you so much.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2012 at 9:16AM
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