Last Activity:12-24-2012 7:27 AM
Posted in thread: Crown molding on 12-19-2012 at 05:21 PM
I've done a lot of crown and I always cope my inside corners. This way you never have to worry
about the angle.Outside corners, yes, you do have to adjust for the angle if necessary.Another
Posted in thread: Jackinig Up Sagging Joists on 12-19-2012 at 05:15 PM
In all basement support work I've done, I use 4" steel, concrete filled columns for the final
posts. (from my local lumber yard) Cut them to the final length after you get the beam to the
level you wa...
Posted in thread: Remodeling Attic Space on 10-16-2012 at 10:17 AM
Neil's points are correct. I always build my knee walls on the flat floor, then stand them up
and secure to the rafters. I guess you could build it in place and secure to the sides of the
new 2x8 raft...
Posted in thread: 120 year old siding needs replacement on 07-25-2012 at 04:27 PM
Re-insulate with fiberglass, nail up some sheathing, install a vapor barrier and then hand
some vinyl siding.Some bad advice here....never put a vapor barrier on the exterior of a
Posted in thread: remodeling on 05-19-2012 at 02:54 PM
That dead air space is a good thing.If you're hanging sheetrock, remember that you must provide
a complete framing system to hold the weight. Those sheets weigh 55# each and you don't want
Posted in thread: using a router on 05-19-2012 at 08:13 AM
I knew that's what you meant, Neal. Bit rotation is probably the most important aspect to pay
attention to ( for a newbie) when using a router.
Posted in thread: Is This Room Ready for Sanding? on 05-19-2012 at 07:33 AM
Are you sure the "contractor" is a professional? That's one of the worst examples I've seen.Do
what Neal says, lock up the check book.
Posted in thread: remodeling on 05-18-2012 at 04:20 PM
You DO NOT want attic air circulating over that dropped ceiling. There's already 24" in the
attic and if your geographic area requires more, add it into the attic.
Posted in thread: using a router on 05-18-2012 at 04:07 PM
Actually, Neal's description is not correct. You want to normally push your work INTO the
cutter edge if using a router table, AGAINST the rotation of the cutter.If using the router
freehand, you want...
Posted in thread: using a router on 04-10-2012 at 01:46 PM
You should be fine with a little lubricant on the adjustment/lock threads. Just NEVER add any
lubrication to the threads that hold the cutter in the chuck!
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