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  • Posted in thread: beadboard chair molding on 02-21-2012 at 04:39 PM
    HiAt the top of your bead board paneling, typically you would use a "chair rail" moulding that
    would sit on top of the bead board and a lip would drop down and cover the top 1/4" or so of
    the panels ...

  • Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-21-2012 at 02:07 PM
    It sounds like your floor is wavy, with close peaks and valleys. The 1/8" deflection over 4 ft
    means that over a 3 ft section the floor dips down 1/8" then back up. This is more then
    laminate floors a...

  • Posted in thread: Granite Counter top and Base on 02-21-2012 at 01:59 PM
    I would get some 1/4" thick mdf, trace the outline of the counter and cut it a 1/4" back or so,
    attach with construction adhesive (PL400 of PL Premium) and a few short nails, then paint the
    mdf. You c...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Paint on 02-17-2012 at 07:20 PM
    Many types of wood will absorb stain unevenly, especially pine and maple. A thin coat of blond
    shellac can help. It will lightly seal the wood, but not completely, and your stain can then be
    applied m...

  • Posted in thread: No Backsplash Countertop on 02-16-2012 at 04:54 PM
    Hi DryflycasterI don't know where you are located, but have you tried a google search for
    counter tops. There are a few locale places I know of that will do this. Also, if you are
    anywhere near an Ike...

  • Posted in thread: Ridiculously huge fireplace mantel - help! on 01-29-2011 at 04:06 PM
    This may not be really helpful, but here it goes. You have to find out how it is attached to
    the wall and how the pieces are attached to each other. Look for nail holes, screw holes,
    plugs, etc. Remov...


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