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Posted in thread: Broken Sliding Door help on 12-26-2013 at 08:25 PM
Sorry to be late to the party but I just got back on the forum after being out of town. If you
haven't been able to get the part locally you can order individual parts directly from Johnson
Posted in thread: Replacing Table Saw Blade on 01-28-2013 at 10:13 PM
I know I'm late to the issue posted but I just came up on this posting and thought I'd share a
trick learned from a friend who has a shop full of power tools. Get a few small rare earth
magnets and us...
Posted in thread: Bedroom door won't close... on 01-15-2013 at 06:12 PM
There's a trick you can try if you have adequate clearance between the knob side of the door
and the jamb. Loosen the screws on the top door hinge -- don't take them out. Gert some thin
cardboard -- I...
Posted in thread: Remodeling the Kitchen on 04-25-2012 at 08:17 PM
Hire it done by countertop professionals. Installing granite countertops is not something an
inexperienced amateur should attempt. They are heavy, awkward and fragile.
Posted in thread: Air Bubbles in paint on 03-31-2012 at 12:23 PM
One possible cause of the air bubbles is from mixing or 'stirring" the paint. Shaking the can
or stirring the paint too vigorously can mix air in the paint and if not allowed to settle for
an hour or ...
Posted in thread: Thick Black plastic on basement ceiling on 02-28-2012 at 10:35 PM
If the electric wiring is attached to the bottom of the joists rather than threaded through
holes in the joists and kept above the plane of the bottom of the joists it does not meet code.
(at least in...
Posted in thread: Sequential Cardboard Box Sizes on 12-22-2011 at 10:36 PM
I moved from Louisiana to Virginia a few months ago and faced about the same issues you
describe. Check with your local moving companies. I found some of them sell packing boxes
retail in about the si...
Posted in thread: crabgrass preventer on 10-20-2011 at 08:36 PM
According to the Scott's company instructions for applying Halts it shoud be applied in the
early spring before the crab grass germinates. Also according to the literature disturbing ther
soil after a...
Posted in thread: What machine for digging shallow trenches ? on 12-05-2010 at 11:11 PM
Most big box home stores and tool rental agencies rent small walk-behind trenchers that dig a
trench about 4" to 6" wide and up to 2 feet deep (depth is adjustable). They can be rented by
the hour, da...
Posted in thread: Gas furnace in the attic? on 07-06-2010 at 09:32 PM
Having a furnace in the attic space is very common in many areas of the country. Most HVAC
manufacturers make attic models and most dealers/installers can set them up correctly. However
there are some...