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comment Is there a easy way to procure muriatic acid to “faux antique” a mirror?
Since the answer's so old I won't edit, but as a post-script, most residential-grade pH-Minus products use an "acid salt" which forms a weak acid in water; examples include sodium bisulfate. Muriatic acid is used more often in commercial-size pools like community or school pools, where the staff don't have the time to mess with several pounds of powder. It's also used for concrete surface prep (it'll eat into the surface of existing concrete, so an additional "parge coat" of concrete or thinset for various flooring options adhere better.
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comment How do I deal with a wasp nest?
@WayfaringStranger - Ha. Yeah, any wasps that the M-80 doesn't stun are going to be pretty pissed off. They're not 100% illegal but practically any incorporated area, especially in semi-arid regions, will either ban fireworks specifically or anything more than a cigg lighter in general.
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comment How to make 1/4 inch beveled edge on unfinished walnut countertop
Walnut isn't a very soft wood, though. My grandfather's done a lot of work with it, and I a little, and it's a true test for any woodworking tool. I would not recommend anything less than a full-size router to cut a bevel around 20 feet of walnut.
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comment How should I go about fire proofing my garage?
Just a thought; any wood-framed structure will become fully engaged. Any "fireproofing" effort here will slow the spread of a fire originating in the garage, but it will not contain such a fire indefinitely, nor will it prevent the structure itself catching fire.
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