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  • Posted in thread: Front porch... Foyer? on 06-29-2008 at 11:39 AM
    This is a tough one to learn on, but it can be done. Just try some scrap pieces first.:D is
    oneink to great info..hope it helps.Thanks for the site. I obviously have to make some trusses
    and this wi...

  • Posted in thread: Front porch... Foyer? on 06-28-2008 at 03:37 PM
    Thanks Glennjanie. The 2x6's are a nailer so the jack rafters won't be nailed to the sheathing
    if a rafter falls in between two trusses. We have to be concerned about wind and up lift.I
    still don't kn...

  • Posted in thread: Front porch... Foyer? on 06-27-2008 at 06:55 PM
    The front of our house is pretty plain so I want to add to the roof by adding a front porch. It
    is going to be a 4 to 12 pitch gable end and it will be all open. Two small square columns to
    hold up th...

  • Posted in thread: homemade vanity? on 06-01-2008 at 04:30 AM
    I have built some cabinets but I have a wood working shop with a jointer, a planer ,router,
    many clamps... ect. You could do it with some hand tools but when you said ( don't get mad. I'm
    just trying ...

  • Posted in thread: Views on level vs. parallel on 05-31-2008 at 08:00 PM
    I think in your case level would look wrong. In fact it would look un level. You would be
    better off parallel which would look level even though it wasn't. I hope I said that right.

  • Posted in thread: sprinkler pump over heats on 05-31-2008 at 04:35 PM
    I replaced the seals in a goulds 1hp sprinkler pump. It will pull water but the motor quickly
    overheats and then it shuts down. It runs very quiet unlike my jet pump that seems to work fine
    but makes ...

  • Posted in thread: sprinkler pump question on 05-31-2008 at 04:32 PM
    Thanks for the advice. I was thinking that might be the case.

  • Posted in thread: What should I do with my floors? on 05-31-2008 at 05:14 AM
    Do you think that I could spot treat the area with an extra coat of polyurethane? As I said,
    it's a really small area that is worn down. I'm not trying to be cheap but just want to know my
    options.I w...

  • Posted in thread: Are screws of for framing? on 05-31-2008 at 05:09 AM
    Seems like it would talk a lot of extra time. If your only putting in a few studs it wouldn't
    matter but the more you frame the more time you would waist unless you have a hard time putting
    in a nail....

  • Posted in thread: sprinkler pump question on 05-30-2008 at 07:20 AM
    I have a one hp Goulds sprinkler pump. Can I hook it up to a pressure switch, without a
    bladder, so it will turn on as a sprinkler valve or a faucet valve opens? I want to use it for
    sprinklers and ot...


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