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Identify this sliding door hardware

Now that I've been able to remove the doors from the track, I see that the hardware doesn't look as much like Hettich 7000-series as I originally thought: Hettich's double track (part 7003) has a ...
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What is this type of slotted wall-mounting arrangement called?

I can't find a real-life example, but I know I've seen hooks like this before. It's not a J-hook, or S-hook, or French cleat. It consists of one piece that has mounting slot that curves upward, and ...
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Overhauling and painting upvc door handles

I wish to overhaul some of my exterior door handles in uPVC frames. Handle images What paint do I use to "touch up" the scratches and gouges in the white paintwork? How to I fix the loose handle ...
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How can I mount my router to my table?

Some time ago, I bought a second-hand table saw. The original owner had extended the table with a section where he mounted a router. The holes are in the pattern of a Group C router and I recently ...
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Vintage Bosch impact drill suddenly lost motor function

I was drilling a hole in the wall with my 1984 vintage Bosch CSB 470-RLE impact drill, when it suddenly gave out. I figured the stone was too hard, increased the power on the potmeter and it worked ...
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Cannot remove bath hardware

I have hardware in my bathroom that does not have the usual Allen Wrench screw anywhere on it to remove the trim. I have attached pictures of the hardware. I don't want to apply too much force in ...
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Little master garage opener remote not working

How can I repair the remote as my toddler dropped it and I ran car over it..This is very unusual but it happened. The remote works sometimes but not all the time.I see the blue light blinking without ...
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Trying to locate a specific acorn door latch that needs to be replaced

I just purchased my home and there are a few doors that use wrought-iron spade latches around the house. One of them is on the door to the basement utility room and is missing the thumb piece. I'm ...
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Conversion from wood stud hardware to metal stud/toggle bolts?

I currently am looking to install some shelf mounts that come with #10x1.8 in screws to drill into wood studs. Two mounts have a 55 lb weight capacity. Our walls have metal studs, so I need to use ...
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Vent cap came off, there's no fastener holding it

I did bathroom remodels recently. Then there was a strong wind a few days ago, and one of the vent caps came off of the roof. Today I went up on the roof to find out there's no hooks on vent to hold ...
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Looking for a hinge that slides out first

I am trying to find a hinge that will come out about 2-4 inches and then open. I can find slide mechanisms for furniture like a TV stand or armoire but they slide back once opened but I need one that ...
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Who is the manufacturer of this tilt and turn window handle?

I have these tilt and turn windows that operate in 3 positions - 0 degrees (closed), 90 degrees (open towards the inside), and 180 degrees (window tilt inward). The handle does not close properly on ...
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What size gaskets/washers do I order to repair this frost proof/free outdoor faucet? (Dripping from the spout)

UPDATE: I found it! Its a Boshart 0865P-080 (080 is for the 8" size) I will add a screenshot of the info sheet I found online, and another photo of the faucets handwheel front, which is where ...
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trying to identify some hardware

Does anyone know what these are? Found them on the street near a power pole that had recently had some work done. thanks
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Specialty screws for reinforcing wooden shelf supported by pins

This is a 6 foot tall MDF + Veneer shelf unit. Adjustable shelves with pin holes. Most are supported as shown. The shelf I am remounting uses screws in the pinhole and the dovetailed inserts in the ...
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Where to find non-standard drawer pulls?

I'm in progress on a kitchen refresh and my drawer pulls are non-standard size (4-7/8" center-to-center). I never thought it would be this difficult to find brass drawer pulls that fit this size. ...
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Identifying old cabinet latch

I bought an old piece of furniture with two cabinet doors. One of them is missing a catch, and I am having a hard time identifying it. The overall dimensions of the latch are about 1" x 0.5"....
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What length and gauge screw to attach a 2x4 fence rail to a 4x4 post (face screwed)?

I'm constructing a picket fence and need to attach the 2x4 rails to the 4x4 posts. I've seen some conflicting information of what length and gauge. I'm leaning towards 3" #9 screws. This will ...
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Unidirectional rollers for a bookshelf door

I have a doorway about 4 feet high and a bookshelf that is a bit larger in both height and width than the doorway. I'd like to put hinges and rollers on the bookshelf unit to turn it into a hidden ...
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Keywords or Names for this Part

I am trying to embed a load-bearing anchor in a 1-inch foam sheet. The most natural solution would be some kind of threaded plastic pair that fits together, with one end being able to have a rope ...
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What is the correct type of anchor bolt for attaching a sill plate to a slab once the concrete is dry?

If you need to install additional anchor bolts after the concrete has cured (and thus can no longer install traditional J bolts), what is the correct type of fastener that can be installed into dry ...
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What is the purpose of thicker washers?

I've seen flat washers that have the same diameter, but vary in thickness. How does depth affect a washer? What is the best application for a thin washer? What is the best application for a thick ...
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Hanging bed from cement ceiling

I saw a thread on here that kind of discussed this, but I am trying to hang a queen platform bed from a cement ceiling in a Loft apartment model. It will not be used, just more decoration, although ...
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refresh front door locks without rekeying

My front door has a "Faultless Lexington Handleset with Ball in Polished Brass" (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Faultless-Lexington-Handleset-with-Ball-in-Polished-Brass-HY7731B-F/203187008). As you can ...
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Can I use eye bolt to mount kid swing?

I am planning to mount swing (max 100 lbs) using eye bolt like this Is there disadvantage vs. the swing hanger sold by playset manufacturer?
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What type of hardware do I need for a heavy fence gate?

I am fencing in my back yard ('dog-ear' wooden picket fence) and am planning to make a large gate, say 10 ft wide, so that vehicles will be able to access the back yard if need be. Specifically the ...
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