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    ABOUT ME

  • I enjoy working on things, and fixing things myself when I can.
  • Assembling plastic model cars. Minor woodworking.
  • Consumer Safety Inspector (I inspect meat processing)
  • David
  • Male
  • Remodeling kitchen and den.
  • Converse (San Antonio)
  • Texas

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  • Posted in thread: Which window/wall A/C? on 09-22-2016 at 03:59 AM
    We like bedroom COLD for sleeping. We're planning to buy a window A/C to put in the bedroom;
    probably mounted in the wall. Back in the "old days" most window A/Cs had a "vent" lever you
    could open to ...

  • Posted in thread: Granite countertop on 09-19-2016 at 07:32 PM
    Sorry guys, I didn't mean to come across as insulting. It's just that if you search the
    internet for granite care; there are so many different opinions as to how to care for it - and
    a lot of them con...

  • Posted in thread: Granite countertop on 09-15-2016 at 09:32 PM
    Hi guys. I would like some advice preferably from a professional stone man. (Or at least
    someone who REALLY knows what they're talking about - not just an opinion.We just had granite
    counter tops inst...

  • Posted in thread: Laminate glue down on concrete slab. on 06-14-2016 at 07:06 PM
    Thanks, guys. Olddog, you are correct ... "read the directions." Pergo gives a 100 year
    warranty, if, of course, it is installed according to directions. I put down the Pergo Gold
    underlayment. Hiring...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen cabinet installation questions on 05-29-2016 at 04:46 PM
    Thank you. That helps!:beer:

  • Posted in thread: Laminate glue down on concrete slab. on 05-29-2016 at 01:09 AM
    Thank you, Old Dog. Sometimes we forget the basics!

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen cabinet installation questions on 05-28-2016 at 11:33 PM
    Remodeling my kitchen; we purchased some cabinets from Habitat For Humanity store. How high
    above the floor should the upper cabinets be installed? My over-the-range-hood/microwave was
    originally inst...

  • Posted in thread: favorite / least favorite brand of tools on 05-28-2016 at 10:39 PM
    I bought a $13 air chisel at Harbor Freight. It really works great and got all of my ceramic
    tile off of the concrete slab. Slow, but it did the job. I've found that the air tools (Chicago
    Pneumatic?)...

  • Posted in thread: Laminate glue down on concrete slab. on 05-28-2016 at 10:21 PM
    I need some "professional" advice ... not just another "I think" opinion. Our house is 40 years
    old; concrete slab. In one room, I pulled up the carpet, and then scraped up the vinyl/linoleum
    tile squ...

  • Posted in thread: favorite / least favorite brand of tools on 11-27-2014 at 09:02 PM
    Actually, I'd like to get some of the Milwaukee V28 tools, or the Bosch 36 volts, but I have to
    finish a couple more jobs first. But those are way more than most DIY homeowners need.I have
    never been ...

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