Last Activity:04-25-2016 4:35 PM
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Posted in thread: Why is there sand under our old built-in shelving unit? on 04-26-2016 at 06:52 PM
Maybe they just used it to shim the base when they were installing it.
Posted in thread: what fasterner should I use? on 04-25-2016 at 10:35 AM
Or just get a copper tubing end cap and solder the chain to the top of it.
Posted in thread: Framing out a bonus room doorway for a barn door on 04-23-2016 at 01:45 PM
@Beachguy005 That actually makes sense as it does look to be the same height. But on the right
side its one solid piece of wood for the jack stud. See pic above. Do I just need to take a
sawzall to it...
Posted in thread: Framing out a bonus room doorway for a barn door on 04-23-2016 at 06:05 AM
It looks like the opening was framed like the other doors but was opened up. Just remove that
short piece of stud which looks like it was nailed with finish nails from a Paslode nailgun.
You'll have t...
Posted in thread: How to support custom shelf when there are AC wires behind drywall? on 04-22-2016 at 12:42 PM
As nealtw points out, forget the togs and glue. Use the bracket of choice and screw them
through the drywall and into the studs. There is a very slight chance that romex may be run
Posted in thread: Need help with Wireless network connection on 04-19-2016 at 03:34 PM
Use either a wireless usb adapter or use this plugkink and use your existing
Posted in thread: How would I make this cut? on 04-15-2016 at 09:43 AM
I'd use a plunge router with a dado bit and a straight edge. The wood could be furniture grade
.75 plywood with wood veneer banding on the edges.
Posted in thread: No permits found for installation... on 04-11-2016 at 11:58 AM
So it was probably installed 6 years ago, for an owner that sold the house 4 years ago, in an
area of Florida that has more AC contractors than palmetto bugs. The original installer could
always say i...
Posted in thread: Adding lights inside closet with switch... on 04-04-2016 at 06:08 AM
The fixture needs to have a lens or globe on it. Not an exposed bulb.
Posted in thread: Adding lights inside closet with switch... on 04-04-2016 at 05:25 AM
You'll need to remove the wires from the screws on the receptacle, which should be power in and
power out. Given that you can't just stack wires for the power to the switch, with the existing