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  • Posted in thread: Durable Coating for Metal Window Hardware on 04-02-2013 at 01:45 PM
    I painted the locks with white lacquer from a rattle can. Looks like a factory finish.The
    exterior of the window is vinyl clad, so no painting. However, the original install 13 years
    ago included seve...

  • Posted in thread: Forum Member Experience with Glass Panleled Railing System on 03-30-2013 at 01:26 PM
    So I am re-decking and re-railing our deck this spring. We have a great view over landscaping
    down to a good sized community pond. My wife hates the vinyl covered 1x1 balusters we have now
    due to view...

  • Posted in thread: Contemporary Doorknob w/ 1-3/4" Backset? on 03-19-2013 at 06:40 PM
    That is a great idea! Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Contemporary Doorknob w/ 1-3/4" Backset? on 03-16-2013 at 01:42 PM
    I've hung a Jeld Wen custom pantry door with full view glass. If I install a "standard" knob,
    it has a 2-3/8" backset, which places the knob/escutcheon plate well off center to the left in
    the stile, ...

  • Posted in thread: "Split" Rocker Light Switch (??) on 03-02-2013 at 02:00 PM
    Thanks Fireguy.

  • Posted in thread: "Split" Rocker Light Switch (??) on 03-02-2013 at 01:59 PM
    I'm answering my own post: I've found what I need. It's called a "duplex" rocker light switch.
    Now I need to find it in black.

  • Posted in thread: "Split" Rocker Light Switch (??) on 03-02-2013 at 01:35 PM
    In my kitchen remodel, I need to incorporate three switch functions for various groups of
    lights. All the wiring to do this is available at one three gang box. For a number of reasons,
    it's impractica...

  • Posted in thread: Durable Coating for Metal Window Hardware on 03-02-2013 at 01:10 PM
    Good idea. I find that I can get the operators replaced in white. I'll see if I can find
    someone who will handle four small parts.

  • Posted in thread: Durable Coating for Metal Window Hardware on 03-01-2013 at 09:04 AM
    I have a pair of casement windows with dual locks on each and a crank operator at the bottom.
    Everything is finished in bronze. I've determined the manufacturer (Truth) doesn't have one for
    one replac...

  • Posted in thread: Break Granite Countertops on 02-27-2013 at 02:05 PM
    Yea, I did a pretty good survey of those types of businesses near my house and came up with a
    goose egg. The best I could get was "if you donate and deliver, we'll sell it (Habitat)."It
    looks like eve...

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