Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

12

You said that one end is attached to the house, and the other end is attached to a post which is attached to a vehicle shed. Is there any reason why you need a post on the vehicle shed end? Could you attach the line directly to the shed (e.g. with an eye-bolt)? That would seem like the simplest solution. ETA: Given the slope of the land, maybe a metal ...


4

What I'd do is drill out the too large hole to make it large enough to take a dowel. You'll need to clamp the curtain pole to ensure you get a clean hole. Then glue a dowel into hole and cut it off flush - use a hacksaw and then sandpaper to finish. Leave this to dry and then drill a new pilot hole in the dowel to take the joining screw. If you don't have ...


3

I'd probably try for a mix of natural light, fluorescent, and point lights. The natural light will be the most economical, but obviously fails at night. The fluorescent lighting should give you enough light for most working conditions. And the point lights should help for when you need to do detail work or get under the hood of your cars. You can find ...


2

I'd use an insert nut and a hanger bolt. Almost any solution is going to require you to be able to drill two clean center holes. Above are two examples of insert nuts, you drill a hole larger than your bolt and insert this specialty nut to give you machine threads. (Similar to a tee nuts found in the bottom of chairs, couches, tables, etc except this ...


2

I've only put up one clothesline post in my life and it was cemented. Anything else I've put in the ground I've cemented in just because the soil around my house tends to be a bit wet since we're fairly near a lake. My recommendation is to cement it in, I know it's a bit more work but in the long run it'll be worth it. I'd hate to see a whole string of ...


1

You may want to consider one of the various style of commercial bracket assemblies designed to mount antenna masts onto chimneys and concrete columns. Here are some examples:



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible