Last Activity:04-27-2008 2:33 PM
Posted in thread: Strengthen floor for aquariums on 04-10-2008 at 05:35 PM
True, you don't need rebar for this application. When you mix the concrete, keep the dry
concrete pushed to one end of the tub and pour water into the other end. Then pull some of the
concrete into th...
Posted in thread: sheetrock installation on 04-10-2008 at 05:24 PM
I'm with handyguys and guyod on this one, don't bury the trim. Removing the trim and extending
the jambs is the right way to do it, and is not very difficult. Just rip some strips the same
Posted in thread: Damage from burn ... a way to erase?? on 04-09-2008 at 11:47 PM
Do you know the manufacturer of the cabinets? You may be able to order a replacement door.
Otherwise, I think your best bet is to take the door to a reputable cabinet maker or
woodworker. They will be...
Posted in thread: Hardwood on Stairs on 04-09-2008 at 11:37 PM
Also, at my landing is the actual support rail (not sure of technical term), which is embedded
in the actual step...Is it possible you could take a few photos to show us what you're
describing. I'm tr...
Posted in thread: Is there a way to 'dissolve' cement/concrete? on 04-09-2008 at 11:09 PM
I stand corrected (again). That's why I emphasized following the instructions. I haven't used
the stuff in so long I couldn't remember which to add first, but I know it's important. BTW, I
see you joi...
Posted in thread: 3D Murals (bas relief) on 04-09-2008 at 10:51 PM
Ooooo... Sexy! :D I know when you're not posting you are busy creating your masterpieces.
Posted in thread: Basic necessities for a tile job on 04-07-2008 at 11:08 PM
ALWAYS leave a space! I believe 1/4 inch is what the NTCA calls for. Walls move, if you tile
tight to the wall or even cement board tight to the wall it could lead to problems.I've seen
(have yet to d...
Posted in thread: Leveling a basement slab... on 04-07-2008 at 10:35 PM
The job is already done, but there will be a next time to be sure. I used a 1/2 notch and had
to butter some tiles to get 'em even. The customer is exstatic with the finished floor, but my
Posted in thread: Leveling a basement slab... on 04-07-2008 at 06:48 PM
Basement slabs are never completely level, as anyone setting large tiles on one is sure to find
out. I used over 10 bags of Jiff-Set on my most recent basement tile job, just filling the dips
as best ...
Posted in thread: How about... on 04-07-2008 at 06:42 PM
Great... Now I'm going to learn what I "should have" done. :p