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Jun
29
revised How many blades should a decorative windmill have?
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Jun
28
comment Do I run screws through the “tops” or through the “bottoms” of the corrugated steel in roofing?
When you install slate, you are installing shingles, and you're overlaying them in a pattern where the top of the shingle is against the underlying surface (wood, tar paper) and the bottom of the shingle is over the top of the next course down. With slate as with asphalt, you're securing the top of the shingle tight to the wood underneath, and then covering those holes with the next layer. Corrugated sheeting works completely differently. So forget shingles - learn this product.
Jun
28
comment Do I run screws through the “tops” or through the “bottoms” of the corrugated steel in roofing?
I have no idea why you would compare installing corrugated sheet metal to installing slate. They're different products and should be treated as such.
Jun
28
answered Do I run screws through the “tops” or through the “bottoms” of the corrugated steel in roofing?
Jun
27
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Jun
27
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Jun
25
answered How can I repair a big gash in my kitchen floor?
Jun
23
comment Can I use old abandoned iron pipe as electrical conduit?
I wasn't aware that one could be "too cautious" when it came to working with electricity. But hey, if you want to play fast and loose with something that can kill you or a family member, who am I to argue?
Jun
22
comment How to detect whether there is a signal on TV cable
Well you kinda do ;) No strength = no signal. Some signal = some strength.
Jun
22
answered Can I use old abandoned iron pipe as electrical conduit?
Jun
21
comment How can I remove these screws from shutters?
Hmm. Can you post some pics?
Jun
21
answered How can I remove these screws from shutters?
Jun
21
comment Is there a name for PVC pipe that's approx 1/2“ ID and 5/8” OD?
There is PVC and CPVC - pvc is white and IIRC usually slightly thicker than CPVC. CPVC is more of a beige color.
Jun
20
comment How can I remove the old wood smell from furniture?
%chirp chirp% go the crickets...
Jun
19
comment How can I remove the old wood smell from furniture?
Old wood smell? What does old wood smell like?
Jun
13
comment What kind of connection is used to attach the legs to this table?
I agree completely. That should give you an indication of what I think about that particular join. ;)
Jun
12
comment What kind of connection is used to attach the legs to this table?
Look at the pictures closely - the table top is notched with a 1/4 round cutout to fit the legs, and the legs are topped level with the top of the table. It's possible that there is a mortice joint hidden inside that cutout that's simply secured by the hangar bolt but I wouldn't bet on it without actual disassembly of the table.
Jun
12
comment What kind of connection is used to attach the legs to this table?
And I wouldn't put too much faith in a table built using this technique, personally. The entire load of the table is relying on the shear strength of four little bolts...
Jun
8
comment Is it alright that I did not turn off the power while installing my thermostat?
@BMitch I LIKE MY ROCK! LEAVE ME ALONE!
Jun
8
comment Is it alright that I did not turn off the power while installing my thermostat?
"Nest thermostat"? What's that?