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Posted in thread: Durable Coating for Metal Window Hardware on 04-02-2013 at 02:45 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 02:26 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 07:40 PM
That is a great idea! Thanks.
Posted in thread: Contemporary Doorknob w/ 1-3/4" Backset? on 03-16-2013 at 02:42 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 03:00 PM
Posted in thread: "Split" Rocker Light Switch (??) on 03-02-2013 at 02:59 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 02:35 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,
Posted in thread: Durable Coating for Metal Window Hardware on 03-02-2013 at 02:10 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 10:04 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
Posted in thread: Break Granite Countertops on 02-27-2013 at 03:05 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...