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  • Retired
  • House & Yard Renovations
  • Professional Tool Caddy....lol...
  • Eastern Ontario
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  • Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-23-2014 at 10:26 AM
    I would go to the local nut & bolt guy (not a big box store, not a hardware) and they will help
    you with bolt hardness and sheer strength.I would also recommend the threaded eye bolt w/a
    washer and 2 ...

  • Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-22-2014 at 02:32 PM
    There is a huge difference in fasteners these days. The screws you use to hold these 2x4 up
    should be deck type screws not drywall screws and go a good inch and a half into the joists.
    The 2x4 idea is...

  • Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-21-2014 at 11:08 AM
    :help: Came across an idea to Hang a DIY Hammock Bed from the Ceiling in the Backdeck
    Sunroom.... We've looked at various sizes and ideas on Pinterest.. The idea is taking a Super
    Single Mattress , 2x...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-22-2014 at 05:45 PM
    I will add that to my list of things to remember. Two spades equal one smudge. By the way a
    smudge equals a smidge that really isn't a word in iPhone land. Smidgen is though.Glad I could
    help. Sent fr...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-22-2014 at 10:44 AM
    Just a smudge over 5 bags I say.Sent from my iPhone using Home Repair:) @ bud16415...Smudge
    over 5 bags was the Correct Amount...If we want to be technical, 2 spade fulls out of the sixth
    bag..:clap:

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-21-2014 at 11:43 AM
    Shaking my head hurts. To many stones rolling around. Just a smudge over 5 bags I say. Buy 6 to
    be sure and then let it harden up in the corner of the garage. That's what I always do. Sent
    from my iPh...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-20-2014 at 07:37 AM
    :help: We have a number of Walkways that were Laid using 6 X 6 Timbers as both Border and
    Support holding the Interlocking Stone in place.. Problem now is the timbers have
    rotted..Solution now is to r...

  • Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 06-19-2014 at 08:33 AM
    If you just replaced the silica sand, you may have bought too fine of a sand and it's going
    through the screen that is supposed keep the sand in the filter.You really shouldn't have to
    change sand any...

  • Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 06-17-2014 at 01:01 PM
    :help: Back beginning of May we changed out the Silica Sand in the Drum Filter for the backyard
    pool...The Pool Store advised refilling the drum with only 3 bags as to fill it to capacity
    we'd be loos...

  • Posted in thread: Anode Rod / Hot Water Tank.. on 06-08-2014 at 06:33 AM
    Well, a forum committee would have to issue a Declaration of Greatness. Should I get started on
    the paperwork? :clap:;) Finally caught my Neighbor, he had replaced his HW Tank about 14 months
    ago, pri...

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March 21, 2014  •  10:01 AM
In Retirement...Everyday is a Saturday...The Wife is very Handy and not afraid to get right into it...We work Well Together surprisingly...lol...Whenever I see a Shadow looming over me, I immediately hand the Tool over my Shoulder, Hence my lot in life naming myself Professional Tool Caddy....lol...Got to have a Sense of Humour.....lol..
 
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