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  • Posted in thread: Router table for Milwaukee 5615 on 03-17-2008 at 06:31 AM
    I've just about completed my router cabinet. Cost was pretty high I figure around $250.00. And
    I had left over plywood for the carcass. The plate, top and some hardware was all I needed to
    purchase.

  • Posted in thread: Predrilling into pressure treated wood. Engineering help on 03-15-2008 at 04:20 AM
    In general when using screws to hold two pieces of wood together you want the first piece of
    wood to allow the screw to turn freely. When it bites into the second piece it becomes a
    clamping effect. U...

  • Posted in thread: Basement question not answered in other threads. on 03-13-2008 at 06:47 PM
    That will do fine. It might be a bit hard to break it away from the floor but it is fine if you
    can do it. You may need to re shim the top to make it tight. Get all the rock off first so you
    can see w...

  • Posted in thread: Basement question not answered in other threads. on 03-12-2008 at 04:39 PM
    When you open the walls by removing the drywall make sure there is an inch space between the
    2x4 framing and the block wall. If the walls are dry and you have this space just insulate with
    R13 with th...

  • Posted in thread: Transition pieces: screw down or glue? on 03-07-2008 at 03:51 PM
    If you go through from under just drill the holes from the top. If you go this route use both
    the screws and the adhesive. I've tried the adhesive by itself and had bad luck with it. Went
    back and it ...

  • Posted in thread: Sink Drain Problems on 03-02-2008 at 05:58 AM
    I agree with triple d it looks cross threaded. I would remove it all and replace it all with
    new plastic. The upper elbow of the trap looks like it is pretty corroded anyway. It also looks
    like quite ...

  • Posted in thread: Tap-con Tips - learnin the hard way on 02-29-2008 at 04:23 AM
    I had the same problem but i wasnt even getting 6 holes. I blame it on the hammer drill though
    i think it spun to fast and hammered to fast. The tips would be completely smooth and have that
    over heat...

  • Posted in thread: Tap-con Tips - learnin the hard way on 02-28-2008 at 03:34 PM
    Are you using a hammer drill? or standard. I have very good luck with Milwaukee bits. They last
    the longest for me. Much longer in a good hammer drill as they don't heat up as much in hammer
    mode. Als...

  • Posted in thread: Countertop Gap on 02-27-2008 at 05:32 PM
    How about having a strip of stainless steel or bronze cut and cement it in place. It would add
    a distinctive touch.

  • Posted in thread: Soffit Drywall Repair on 02-24-2008 at 06:45 PM
    You can try slicing down the edge of the corner bead with a knife then remove the screws and
    side sections. You will have a harder time finishing the new corner bead as there is already
    mud and paint ...

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