Last Activity:08-26-2008 4:04 PM
Posted in thread: Short-cutting the duct/vent on 05-26-2010 at 09:00 AM
I want to build an alcove bed (see Hibernating Dreams: Alcove Beds | Apartment Therapy New York
for examples) against the outside wall of our smallest bedroom. The HVAC vent is of course
against this ...
Posted in thread: Building Out or Building Up? on 08-26-2008 at 10:03 AM
How did you make that drawing? That is wonderful. Anyhow I like the 2nd one but I can't give
any technical advice.The software is Punch! Platinum, I used the "Export 3D, current live view"
Posted in thread: Fixing crummy kitchen drawers on 06-26-2008 at 07:20 PM
Actually, there are rolling metal glides on the sides. Hard to see in the pic, but they are
there. Wood filler ... duh ... I'm not sure why I didn't think of that, that stuff is a good
friend of mine....
Posted in thread: Fixing crummy kitchen drawers on 06-26-2008 at 05:41 AM
I am in the process of refurbishing my kitchen cabinets (painting mostly, some repairs, some
storage enhancements, some trim). One of the repairs I need to do is to the drawers. They are
Posted in thread: A girl and an old house on 06-23-2008 at 11:34 AM
I have to agree, you have to figure out whether the structure is sound first. I don't think you
have had the right type of person look at it yet, you need a home inspector. Generally, people
pay a hom...
Posted in thread: So what is the average cost of geothermal HVAC in retrofit situation? on 06-19-2008 at 11:50 AM
We replaced two old furnaces (one natural gas converted to propane, about 30 years old, one
electric about 20 years old ... previous owners used up old gas well in backyard) about 5 years
ago with a s...
Posted in thread: Where to look for hot water problem? on 06-19-2008 at 11:33 AM
FYI ... I bought a Posi-Temp cartridge repair kit at Lowe's. I removed the old cartridge,
didn't see anything wrong with it but proceeded to rebuild it anyway, and then noticed the big
(3-4mm) ball of...
Posted in thread: "Erasing" a Cantilever on 06-13-2008 at 08:16 AM
Thanks so much! Disguising 6" will be easy-peasy!
Posted in thread: "Erasing" a Cantilever on 06-12-2008 at 09:12 AM
So pressure treated, how far can that be from the ground? Though 18" isn't too bad. Not doing
it is gonna look weird.
Posted in thread: "Erasing" a Cantilever on 06-11-2008 at 10:13 AM
One thing I have been including in the many variations of my split-model redesign is "erasing"
part of a cantilever. Attached is a rendering of my existing house. My remodel methodology is
to start wi...