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18 votes

What is the use for this different threading near the head of a large screw?

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How can I repeatedly cut the same pattern using a router?

13 votes

How can I join two lengths of flexible 1/4" copper pipe?

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How to adjust when hinge mortises are cut too deep?

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How can I thoroughly blackout a bedroom window on a budget?

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How can I ensure precise alignment of wooden parts assembled with bolts?

8 votes

How do I adjust a door so it doesn't swing on its own?

7 votes

How do I get invisible edges on my spackle jobs?

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how long should I let latex paint dry before installing outlet covers and other fixtures?

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Refinishing floors - wood has blotches where filler was used - need advice on how to fix

7 votes

Why am I getting strange results when using a power meter to measure CFLs?

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What is the name of this cast metal part inside my lockset?

6 votes

Nicely mounting 2x4s to wall

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Window framing on old construction

5 votes

Is there an easy way to measure the height of a tree?

5 votes

How do I get rid of these bees/wasps in my sunroom?

4 votes

What should I do on the sides of a deck ledger?

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Is there an easy way to measure the height of a tree?

4 votes

How can I make a door open or close depending on the door position?

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How can I build garage shelving out of 2x6s, 4x4s and 1/2" OSB?

4 votes

Do I need a corded drill to mix thinset?

4 votes

How can I brace a bathtub faucet without tearing out the tile wall?

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In this plumbing code illustration, what are the meanings of "SH" "WC" "BT" "LAV", etc?

3 votes

How do I mitre exterior trim when the pieces are canted?

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How do I adjust for a door jamb that's thicker than the wall?

3 votes

Is it possible to install a 1/2" collet on my palm router?

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What would cause a hardwired smoke alarm to give one short beep when appliances are turned on?

3 votes

Where can I get, or how can I DIY table slides that will accept leaves totaling 104"?

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What router bearing can I use to reduce groove depth?

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Is this caulk not intended for use around my tub?