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Spacing between shelf brackets for 1/4 inch plywood and light load

Take your longest piece of leftover 1/4", balance it between two chairs, drop your cat in the middle and see what happens. If you don't like the result, move the chairs closer til you do. Tack ...
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Spacing between shelf brackets for 1/4 inch plywood and light load

"Reasonably" and "safely" aren't really at play here. Both are highly subjective. It also depends on the type and quality of the plywood. Rough construction plywood is very ...
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Best way to patch 8" square through hole in cinder block wall

A half-block and a bit of mortar. Given a block is 8x16 (nominal, with mortar joints) and a half-block is 8x8, nominally. Rather than cutting down a full block, just buy a half-block in the first ...
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Best way to patch 8" square through hole in cinder block wall

Kind of depends what's on the other side, and whether you need it to be airtight, watertight, smooth finished, capable of bearing a load, and visually indistinct from the rest of the wall. Easiest is ...
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