I have a bunch of reclaimed wood of varying thickness, most are 1.5-2" thick. If I cut them to fit between my studs, would that serve as a good sound insulator under the finished wall? Would I have ...
I have a 51.8lb Sharp Aquos LC46D85U that I'd like to mount above my fireplace. The problem is that there aren't any studs (at least none that I can find) behind my wood walls. My walls are not ...
I'm working on a wall hook project that is meant to be permanent (so once you install it you don't have to take it off the wall because of loose hooks or knobs - used for hanging keys or coats). One ...
I would like to somehow saw out a wood board that fits into the corner as seen on the picture below. The problem is that both walls are only 2cm thin. The shelf needs to be able to hold a pair of ...
I'm currently planning a new wall-mounted computer desk and intend to use something similar to this as the top: However, my end goal is for a wall-mounted desk, using L-Bracket mounts. I've never ...
Project: 3m by 6m weekend house, roof 3m high, walls 20cm insulation. Question: I want build it from lighter/thinner materials, and i want to calculate from how thick materials i can build this I ...
I have a small entry way with wooden siding by my front door. It's not in great condition from the previous owners and I was hoping there would be a way to restore or just make it look better. Could ...
We just moved into a 60-year-old house and most of it was recently painted with low VOC paint, although one original wall is a medium-color wood finish which is putting out a strange smell. One of us ...
How much space to leave between wall and hardwood floating floor? This is a unique floor. Each board is solid bamboo (never thought I'd say that) but they snap together the same way that an engineered ...
My house has steel “2x4s” in the walls, can I hang cabinets, a TV, or some other heavy item from them?
The question is pretty much all in the title: My house has metal "2x4's" in the walls. Can I hang cabinets or a TV directly on these metal studs? If not directly, is there something special I must do? ...