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  • Married with 4 kids and 4 grandkids. I'm a jack of all trades and a master of none.
  • wood-working, carpentry, boating,racing
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  • Bill
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  • Restoring our late 1800's Victorian (?) home.

    Building new kitchen cabinets.

    Trying to complete the foundation.

    Stripping over 100 years of paint from siding.
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  • Posted in thread: Stripping paint with a sand blaster? on 10-18-2011 at 01:19 AM
    Dry ice blastimg? That's something I've never heard of but will definetly do some research on.
    I am aware of the lead possibilities. I have been stripping the outside using a heat gun and
    wearing a re...

  • Posted in thread: Stripping paint with a sand blaster? on 10-17-2011 at 03:36 PM
    I have a late 1800's home with a wrap around screened in front porch. The ceiling is bead board
    and chipping/peeling. I am looking for comments on using a sand blaster with fine crushed
    walnut. Any co...

  • Posted in thread: Corner post rotting on 02-19-2010 at 10:32 PM
    Here's my problem and forgive me if the lingo is wrong. Our home is over 100 years old, it
    doesn't have typical framing. The corners of the house have what appear to be something like
    6x6 beams runnin...

  • Posted in thread: Hello to all on 02-10-2010 at 02:06 PM
    Hello, my name is Bill Howell and I live in 100+ year old house with my wife and kids. We are
    trying to some major repairs with a very limited budget and live in it at the same time. I have
    learned qu...


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