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Is particle board suitable as a subfloor patch?

It all depends on what was in the contract to install the heating system. Yes, the boards should have been replaced with the cutout pieced but by who. The heating replacement company might have agreed ...
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

When using modular panels for an art trade show, we had the free standing sections attached with a "hook-style concealed panel lock" aka "coffin-lock." Very sturdy, draws the ...
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

You might consider something like these cam latches for the outside attachment point. These things are the epitome of quick-release.
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

Loose Pin Hinge The loose pin hinge will probably be your best friend, here. How good you want them to be will likely depend on how often the set will be used, and whether you plan on pulling them off ...
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

Cam lock furniture fittings - Ikea style flat pack furniture uses them a lot.
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

C clamp Easy peasy. You probably already have some. Once clamped into place draw a red line across all pieces on one side and then a blue line across all pieces on the other side. When you or the ...
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

Bed rail fasteners would be easy to assemble/disassemble and durable. Photo from Amazon. Not a recommendation: amazon linky
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

Instead of disassembling the toy theatre, I would attach the sides with (piano)hinges. That way you can fold them in to create a flat package for storage.
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What's a quick release fastening for joining two planes of wood along an edge?

Dowels would be a simple method. Then screws just to lock in place.
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Confused about locations of ceiling joists based on what stud finder found

If there is wood (as in lathe) and drywall together, this won't work, but if not, I've had great luck with an electronic stud finder like the one pictured below. If you google it, go into private ...
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My Dresser Drawer is stuck closed

Your problem seems to be is that moisture has gotten to the wood. When you figure out how to dry out the wood and get the draw out coat all the edges in candle wax. It does help to run a dehumidifier ...
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How to measure this angle?

Use a level and peice of paper to trace angle and transfer to peice
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How to measure this angle?

Assuming the orange lines are the board you're wanting to put on the wall, and have it match the angle of the ceiling so it fits snugly.... Use a level on the horizontal board to make sure it's level,...
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How to measure this angle?

Lots of ways. But without any special tools beyond either a ruler and some math (I know, that's a 4-letter word) or a protractor: Take a piece of cardboard and line it up with the angle and tape it ...

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