Last Activity:10-28-2010 10:03 PM
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Posted in thread: which type of cornerbead? on 09-17-2010 at 08:24 AM
Taperguy: I need to apologize to you. I make my own beer and last night I dipped into it so
deeply that I got plastered. So, my last post starts off in a civil tone and ended up pretty
aggressive and ...
Posted in thread: which type of cornerbead? on 09-17-2010 at 12:20 AM
First I would like to say that I am extremely offended when someone who doesn't know me or my
work "asumes" that all professional construction workers are out to do sub par work as fast as
they can ju...
Posted in thread: Bathroom floor: laminate v. tile on 09-16-2010 at 09:55 PM
Personally, I think the most practical flooring for a bathroom is sheet vinyl or real linoleum.
Any sort of waterproof sheet goods would be practical in a bathroom.Ceramic tile is cold on
bare or stoc...
Posted in thread: Drilling in brick on 09-16-2010 at 04:07 PM
I used a 1/4" bit w/same size lead anchors into the mortar. They fit in loosely. A couple just
spun around when using 1/4" screws. No, they shouldn't be that loose. that happens again, cut
a couple ...
Posted in thread: Reducing the size of the door frame on 09-15-2010 at 04:54 PM
To do a Cadillac job, take a look at how the moldings that go around your other door frames
meet the baseboards, and, if possible, do it the same way. Typically, the door casing (the
molding around th...
Posted in thread: Reducing the size of the door frame on 09-15-2010 at 11:56 AM
Yod:Considering this is going to be a long term installation, I would nail or screw clear fir
1X4 or 1X6 lumber onto the inside of the opening you have now, and stain and varnish (if you
want the wood...
Posted in thread: which type of cornerbead? on 09-15-2010 at 01:54 AM
Taperguy:I mix white wood glue into my drywall joint compound to make a sticky mud that dries
quite strong and hard, and I use that to literally glue the vinyl corner bead onto the corners.
It sticks ...
Posted in thread: Mesh over Cornerbead? on 09-15-2010 at 12:32 AM
I would never use metal corner bead now that vinyl corner bead is available.Go to any place
listed under Plaster & Drywall Supplies in your Yellow Pages phone book and you should be able
to find Trim-...
Posted in thread: Blending Stains on 09-14-2010 at 11:57 PM
Most paint stores offer a stain matching service. If you can provide them with a piece of the
stained wood you want to match, and a piece of the unstained wood you're using, they can
usually do a pret...
Posted in thread: Tenants leave behind so many things on 09-14-2010 at 04:10 PM
TXBuilder:I don't remember if the golf clubs were L or R handed. They ended up going to my
nephew's girlfriend's brother, so they're not around any more. The cost of transporting them to
Texas would p...