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The project you linked is for a small heating pad on a chair, and uses insulated wire to prevent electrical shorts. This is relatively safe (though not as safe as just buying one) mostly because the person using it is awake and alert - if it starts arcing or overheating they will notice. Building your own to heat the whole bed is a much riskier ...
Note that nearly all kitchen systems typically also sell desk-height systems as many kitchens are now built with desk/work areas. So if you go the kitchen route, you may want to look into that option. As for the work surface, sure, wood or laminate are both fine. And both used widely for this purpose. It really comes down to personal preference as to what ...
To answer your questions in reverse order: 3) Install your floor coverings first. It will go faster and easier if you have no obstacles to work around. You can always cover the new floor with tarps if you need to paint, drywall, etc. in the future. 2) If you need to lower the height of the cabinets ,as you noted, the toe-kick can be sawed off so as to ...
It looks like terrazzo, but it's really hard to tell the details. Stone chips are easy to identify, the material between them is tricky. It can be: some kind of resin / polymer concrete Terrazzo is known to be made with both of these, and it is not possible to tell them apart just by looking on photos. So you probably need to ask for cleaning fluid safe ...
The outer edges are fire treated plywood and have a reddish tint. Code requires a minimum of 4 feet from the fire wall. From seam to seam must be a minimum of 2 feet. So to reduce waste the stagger from 4 feet to 8 feet (full sheet). Anything in between fire treated wood can be plywood or OSB.
That is concrete with exposed aggregate you can use anything that is approved for cleaning that including some acid based products.
To reduce overall roofing cost, plywood panels are often used around the edges of a roof (near the eves) because this is where there is higher wind pressure pulling the nails out. OSB is then used in the interior or field panels of a roof where wind is not as much of an issue. Plywood grasps the nails holding flashing, the finished roofing like asphalt ...
You will need all 8' material. The amount of waste you will have would be minimal Any of the numbers do not add up to 96". The stretchers will also work with 8" stock too, with little waste. There you will in essence be using 24" and 32 " lengths. Cut everything to a rough length, then set up jigs to make your repeat cuts.
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