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  • Posted in thread: hardwood floor refinishing questions on 02-09-2009 at 03:59 AM
    I can take an hour to explain everything to you or I can send you to "Free Wood Floor Plans" so
    you can read their receipe for wood floor finishing. They recommend oil based finish and well,
    so do I. ...

  • Posted in thread: Drywall - Power Sander on 02-04-2009 at 09:05 PM
    35 years of Home Building has taught me only a few things - A good roofer needs no tar - there
    are only two guarantees with concrete (1) It will get hard (2) It will crack and an experienced
    dry walle...

  • Posted in thread: Question on Cornerbead around Closets on 02-04-2009 at 08:47 PM
    I just ran across this problem ....... WOW, remind me never to hire a drywaller from Orlando. I
    agree with Inspector D ... Happy Lawyer !

  • Posted in thread: cobbled wood floors on 02-03-2009 at 07:46 PM
    I did notice that "Free Cobbled Wood Floor Installation Instructions" receipe called for a
    rubber based glue when others say you can use any old mastic (water based) glue. If you want
    your floor to la...

  • Posted in thread: Tiling Shower walls around Tub on 02-03-2009 at 03:15 PM
    You should be fine just as long as you had atleast an 80% glue to tile ratio during initial

  • Posted in thread: Mesh over Cornerbead? on 02-03-2009 at 03:01 PM
    The mesh over the metal corner bead trick is not worth much. The mesh itself causes hair line
    cracks in the mud finish just as soon as the ground shifts and the original cheap mesh glue
    breaks down un...

  • Posted in thread: cobbled wood floors on 02-03-2009 at 02:23 PM
    I see no one has any advice for a cobbled wood floor so I will help out those that do not know!
    I finally found out the answers to my questions by reading "Free Cobbled Wood Floor
    Installation Instruc...

  • Posted in thread: cobbled wood floors on 02-01-2009 at 02:25 PM
    Just wondering if anyone has ever dealt with installing a "real" cobbled wood floor?Any
    thoughts and/or suggestions would be greatly appreciated -

  • Posted in thread: kidsfish2 on 07-24-2007 at 12:55 PM
    Most of your home improvement centers offer free plans - yep, they want you to buy the material
    from them.

  • Posted in thread: Help with cracked walls on 07-21-2007 at 09:34 PM
    Do not forget to use some sheetrock nails (every 8") into the wall studs before you start your
    new tape and bed job.


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