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Dried out wood diving board needs refinishing

Old diving diving board in need of refinishing. Some wood filler required as well. Is linseed oil a good choice? What type of exterior wood filler is recommended?
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Why did my Whirlpool electric stove/oven blow the control board?

Info: -Whirlpool electric stove/oven model: FFEH3054USE -Bought new September 2022 Problem: Was cooking sauce on the stovetop burner and I smelled an electrical burning smell. Oven was OFF. I saw a ...
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How do you fix a wooden fence board that’s bowing?

I’ve tried looking for some videos online and couldn’t find anything. Maybe I just don’t the correct terminology to use. How would one go about repairing a fence board like this, where’s its bowing at ...
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Need help - temporary 'reinforcement' for bending wood floorboard

I am going to have someone come out to check out this floorboard (and the rest of the floors), but in the meantime I'm super anxious I might step on this board and break it. The issue: I live in a ...
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How do I remove and reinstall baseboards nailed on steel framing? [closed]

I need help with removing skirting boards. I have no problem pulling it off and no damage wall when pulling off from timber framing, but this is the first job that I came across that skirting board ...
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What is this sheathing/ board?

Can anyone tell me what this is please? My dad kept assuring me it was just "fluff board" with white paint, and nothing to worry about (i.e. not asbestos). Can anyone corroborate that? It's ...
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How can I fill this gap between concrete and cement board?

I am trying to extend this penny tile floor. The existing penny tile floor is concrete + tile + penny tile on top. The new addition I have added is osb+plywood+cement board (as pictured on top). I ...
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Fill in small cracks in my wood cutting board [closed]

I would like to fill in small cracks in my wood cutting boards. The cracks are the ones seen from the pieces being attached to each other. I would like to fill those cracks with a non-toxic wood glue. ...
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Fan Forced Garage Heater blowing 3A fuse

Mr. Heater forced air heater that is blowing the 3a fuse instantly. Supply voltage is good, transformer secondary is 27v. Removed stat wires off control board, still blows fuse on powering up. Checked ...
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Cement board not ending on stud

I am installing cement board in my tub surround and the cement board will not end on a stud on the left side of the wall. The studs are not 16” nor 24” on Center, it is more like 21” from the corner ...
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How can I reinforce my outdoor fan mounted to 2x8 so it doesn't wobble?

There is a fan installed on my outdoor patio to a 2x8. This is a high wind area and I noticed the other day that it was wobbling back and forth constantly. I removed the cover and found that the fan ...
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Can cement board extend beyond the tiled area on bathroom walls?

I have this layout and all the areas marked with green will get tiles I am not sure about the area around the window (marled with diagonal green lines) The area I have doubts about is the area above ...
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Enclosing a breezeway between house and garage, (there is an existing roof )

I am in Calif. I would like to enclose my breezeway. At front of house would be solid, possibly a transom window at top. At back yard side of breezeway, a set of French doors with a vinyl window at ...
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Can i use non-tiled cement board -floor & shower shower stall?

Ground up bathroom build on (composite board) deck. I want an industrial look/not using tile. Some leakage is OK as it will be going through deck onto soil but would like to avoid mold. If I can keep ...
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How to straighten a twisted 2x6 deck board

I have a 2x6 deck board (treated lumber) that is 14 feet long and it's lying across 6 joists and a ledger on the east end and a frame board on the west end. Right now it's not screwed in anywhere. If ...
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Does RTD in plywood mean "Rated" or "Resistance Temperature Detectors"?

Lots of plywood at Home Depot have the letters RTD in the title, with no further detail. Many of these have multiple user questions of the form "What does RTD mean?" Answers seem to be split 50/50 ...
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Redgard between kitchen plywood and backer board

I'm replacing my kitchen floor and have got it down to the plywood. 2 questions please. 1, can /should I use redgard between plywood and backer board? 2, getting conflicting answers, should I apply ...
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Can I install Slate Ledger stone panels over drywall?

I am about to install my slate ledger stone on an interior wall. I am not sure if I really need the backer board since its a dry area. (bar area wall- about 33 sft) The stone ledger panels I am ...
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simple niche/nook shelf: boards resting on screws

I have a niche/nook in a room (marked red) and some leftover chipboards of width 16mm. Together they should make a simple shelf. So I would cut the chipboards to the same width/depth as the niche/...
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Is it OK if my Durock cement board got wet?

I bought some cement board for the bathroom remodel and I stored it in the garage. No idea how but each sheet got a couple wet spots through them. I moved them inside to dry. After they dry are they ...
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Are there any wide-angle hinges that lift up while turning?

I need a hinge, that as part of its turning motion also moves 'up'*. It's like a casement hinge, except that unfortunately casement hinges only go until 90º, while I need a hinge that can bend at ...
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Lean Ikea Krabb mirror against the wall (for decoration), need something to prevent them from slipping

https://www.reddit.com/r/DIY/comments/298y83/help_lean_ikea_krabb_mirror_against_the_wall_need/?utm_source=amp&utm_medium=&utm_content=post_title There's similar questions online that were ...
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Can Kerdi board be painted instead of tiled?

can Kerdi board be painted? I want to use it on the walls in my bathroom instead of sheet rock.
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Hanging a TV board ( 70" x 72" ) and 100 lbs

I need to hang the large TV board onto my wall. The wall is 1/2" drywall mounted onto 3/4" thick wood furring strips which are mounted onto cement block. The TV board has 3 wood blocks that are to be ...
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Help identify ceiling board

Recently a tree fell on my roof and some water got into the attic and dripped through cracks between the boards that make up my living room ceiling. I've pulled and trashed the damp installation, ...
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Installing tile on screened porch

We have screened porch that currently has outdoor carpet on the floor. We want to get rid of the carpet and maybe tile the porch. There is standard decking under the carpet. I have been told by both ...
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Plywood vs cement board for shower alcove

I'm building a tile shower, have the pan set and most of the cement board up. I've come up to the height where the shower alcove (or niche) will go. General searches have shown most people cutting ...
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1/4" Hardibacker cement fiber board for shower walls

I'm preparing to lay tile in my new bathroom and I picked up the cement board but when I got home I realized I bought quarter inch instead of half inch thick sheets. The Hardibacker website says that ...
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Diluting oil based undercoat

I have erected false walls using osb boards on the face of plastered brick wall to accommodate some photo frames and decorative items. Total surface area is 8'×8'. My intention is to paint the osb ...
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I spend long time in picking lumber. What do you look for when selecting boards?

I typically spend very long time in front of the lumber aisles inspecting boards. Many times I end up not getting anything after all because I thought all boards are imperfect. I see pros spent few ...
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Replacing a motherboard on a Carrier 8000VS Furnace

Hi guys, I am trying to finalize the wiring of my new carrier motherboard. I have about four more wires to connect and the new motherboard is slightly different than the old one. The pictures I’ve ...
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Is it possible to fit skirting boards with screws into the wall

I've been redoing my room (walls and floor) but now I am stuck on the skirting boards. Here is the room at the moment The walls are uneven and also I wanted to put the laminate floor under the ...
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Can I connect my thermostat's R and C wires directly to the transformer?

One day my parent's furnace and thermostat stopped working. The thermostat is a smart thermostat that depends on 24volts to the R and C wire. We measured voltage between the R and C wire and was ...
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New woodean board for a kitchen table [closed]

I live in Germany and would like to replace the top of a kitchen "table": I am thinking of taking a rather inexpensive wood board from birch or beech: Of course I'd need to paint it. I though of ...
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What's the standard way to mount wooden board to concrete wall?

I would like to put a wooden board on the concrete wall of my basement so that I can easily mount and dismount electronic equipment to the board with drywall screws without creating concrete dust. My ...
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