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Posted in thread: bella cera hand scraped hardwood flooring on 02-16-2009 at 09:26 AM
Has anyone had a good or bad experience with hand scraped oak hardwood flooring? This
particular brand is called Bella Cera. It is I believe privately labeled for Buddy's Carpet
here in Dayton, OH. I ...
Posted in thread: cutting a hole for an electrical outlet on 07-22-2008 at 04:24 PM
Here is how it turned out.I drilled large pilot holes and used my jig saw to cut out the hole.
I also added felt pads to the bottom of the saw to keep from scratching the surface of the
Posted in thread: Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets on 07-22-2008 at 04:05 PM
There is a product out there called Polyshades. It is made by Minwax and contains the stain
right in the polyurethane. Just make sure you clean the surface of all grease and dirt
first.Check it out at...
Posted in thread: header removal in ketchen on 07-09-2008 at 01:42 PM
More after photos..The hutch was my wife's creation. It replaces an cupboard made from old barn
Posted in thread: header removal in ketchen on 07-09-2008 at 12:48 PM
Well, today the plumbing was hooked up and the kitchen rehab is finished with the exeption
putting up two rope trims that shipped to us broken.Here are some before and after
photos.Cabinets are Shenan...
Posted in thread: vacuum cleaners on 06-12-2008 at 04:28 PM
I too like Consumer Reports. I even had a subscription for several years.But guess what? If you
go online, you have to pay extra to use the online version! What a rip!
Posted in thread: vacuum cleaners on 06-10-2008 at 07:23 PM
Looking at a new vacuum cleaner. Need it to be light weight, maneuver well, and pick up well
off of dense carpet. Trying to keep it under 22 pounds.Have looked at Hoover and Eureka under
$200. I have ...
Posted in thread: any kitchen faucet brands to avoid? on 06-10-2008 at 07:05 PM
We are looking for single hole faucets at Lowes or Home Depot and are wondering if there are
any brands to avoid. So far we have seen Price Pfister, Moen, Kohler, and Delta faucets that
match our need...
Posted in thread: is there hope? on 06-10-2008 at 06:39 PM
I also decided to go with Shark Bite connectors to hook all my supply lines back up. I had a
devil of a time soldering a cap on the supply lines when removing the old sink base.It took
forever to get ...
Posted in thread: is there hope? on 06-10-2008 at 06:27 PM
I decided to just be really careful cutting out the back of the sink base and leave the
plumbing the way it is. I already have so many irons in the fire that I don't need one more
job.The cuts look OK...