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comment Ceramics spots after placement
I must say that your photo does nothing to communicate anything about the spots except to show that you can draw arrows in a paint program.
12h
comment Hiding a sewer 'Candy Cane'
For Christmas season you could put out a dozen more and spirl wrap each one with a red ribbon.
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comment Framing half-wall in basement to full wall over exterior wall
It would still be simpler then to build out the mount points for the projector screen where they are inline with the upper wall.
1d
comment Framing half-wall in basement to full wall over exterior wall
Why make your life so complicated. Cannot you just simply hang the TV on the upper part of the wall and leave the lower shelf wall as is?
1d
comment Why are ungrounded GFCIs required to be labeled?
+1 for "may not be obvious in remote boxes what's going on."
Sep
1
comment Is there any SAE Rod Stock Size That Can Be slimmed down to an M5 Metric Rod?
@leeand00 - There is DIY that makes sense and then there are projects that make no sense. The clever craftsperson is the one understands the difference and makes the best of it from all sides.
Aug
30
comment Leaking Supply Hose
Is this shutoff valve indeed a free hanging thing between two flex lines? If so this seems rather odd to me. All sink supplies that I have seen use a shut off valve that is joined to a fixed pipe that comes out of the wall behind the cabinet or up through the floor from below the cabinet. I would guess that 95% of the shutoff valves from the store are a type is designed to connect into a fixed line on one side and the flex line from the other side. There is a very good chance that the valve that you have is not designed for the types of seals used on flex lines from both sides.
Aug
23
comment How many ceiling fans and switches can I put on one breaker
@user41750 - Ask your questions by adding to your above question posting. Try not to ask additional questions in comments.
Aug
21
comment Why are carpenters' pencils flat?
@Joe - I think you are wrong on almost every point. The carpenter pencils I have used over the years have always met every point made by Tester101 and then some. The scribing techniques described are a very good point and really not feasible with a round pencil.
Aug
20
comment Corner brace with countersink on opposite sides?
A picture or two would go a long ways toward helping to illustrate what you are asking about. I pretty much got lost trying to navigate your paragraph.
Jul
21
comment Random light switch behavior
Plus new switches are inexpensive and way better than a broken switch that could potentially start arcing inside and become a fire hazard.
Jul
21
comment self-supporting walls
In other words how long is this self supporting wall from end to end?
Jul
20
comment Electrical circuit dead, wire seems broken
@aet - I have to say that I have two wire tracers, one cheap one and one that I paid about $75 for and both of them give very disappointing results. The one that is supposed to help find a circuit breaker from a branch circuit is really a looser because it flags almost every breaker in the box.
Jul
19
comment Refinishing Front (Fiberglass) Door Advice
There could be a possible issue here. Even though a surface could look dry from the stripper and mineral spirits there could still be a residual and lingering amount left behind where it affected the stain. This would be particularly applicable if the first side you stained was the last side stripped.
Jul
19
comment Refinishing Front (Fiberglass) Door Advice
That was not an answer to the question I asked. I was wondering how much time you waited after the scraping and cleanup with mineral spirits was all done till you started the stain application.
Jul
19
comment Hardwood floor to french door transition
Often doors need to be trimmed off on the bottom for this type of situation. A picture would help though.
Jul
19
comment Refinishing Front (Fiberglass) Door Advice
How much time did the door surfaces have to dry and let the vapors from the stripping gel and mineral spirits dissipate before you started applying the stain material?
Jul
18
comment Removing angled section from edge of board?
Ok, So you are looking to make a glue joint between these pieces.
Jul
18
comment Removing angled section from edge of board?
May I ask what material is the red colored part?
Jul
17
comment Plywood plate for mounting to wall
Not really. Even if the projector weighs a small amount by the time you get it on the end of a lever arm it can impose quite high forces on the fasteners. What I propose should work quite well also for some of the adjustable monitor arms.