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  • Posted in thread: contractor plans to notch end of I-beam on 11-01-2015 at 11:05 AM
    FYI-- the strength of an "I" beam depends on the top and bottom of the "I" , if you cut off
    either, then you have a "L "beam which can and will eventually bend under the load that an "I"
    will support

  • Posted in thread: contractor plans to notch end of I-beam on 11-01-2015 at 10:57 AM
    do not let them cut the beam as its strength will be compromised at that end. The beam is
    designed for that thickness for the amount of load it is too carry, if you cut away half of it
    then you lose h...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to fix rotten garage trim at ground? on 10-12-2015 at 03:37 AM
    I had a similar situation with my front entry door jamb. .I removed all the rotted wood, soaked
    the area with Minwax 's wood hardener, then built up the area with bondo , a little bit at a
    time so it ...

  • Posted in thread: Funny Pictures and stories.... on 10-11-2015 at 01:20 PM
    walking on the wet floor

  • Posted in thread: Funny Pictures and stories.... on 10-10-2015 at 11:16 AM
    sounds like my ex wife

  • Posted in thread: Repairing cutting board on 10-06-2015 at 03:35 AM
    I would clean the old glue off, put the pieces together with either dowels or biscuits, and
    glue with epoxy. I'm not sure if the wood glues are toxic or not, but I know that cured epoxy
    is true neutra...

  • Posted in thread: Refinish antique on 09-22-2015 at 11:40 AM
    I've never used it, but if I did, I would have followed the directions, and if I still had
    questions, I would contact the mfgr.

  • Posted in thread: Dead bees near air condition outlets on 09-18-2015 at 01:48 PM
    I bet if you are able to find a bee keeper, he would be able to find the source and even remove
    the bees for you

  • Posted in thread: Traffic on 09-15-2015 at 10:17 AM
    Here where I live ( ((slo )) cala florida, where there is a high amount of elderly old Fa*ts ,
    who think that the posted speed limit is really too fast, after all, they know more than the
    people who s...

  • Posted in thread: Toilet leaked for a week, now stopped, do I still have a problem? on 09-15-2015 at 09:59 AM
    are you sure it's not condensation. If the water is cold and the room is humid, you will get
    what appears to be a leak. If it is condensation, and it bothers you, you could get a low
    wattage submersib...


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