Last Activity:01-16-2008 8:11 PM
Posted in thread: Renovation frustration on 01-04-2008 at 09:45 PM
I was looking at refinishing a hardwood floor in my family room a couple weeks ago and found
after a little research that it is a BIG project. I still plan on doing it...but I am planning
on waiting t...
Posted in thread: favorite / least favorite brand of tools on 01-04-2008 at 09:29 PM
I'm not one to hate Ryobi or B&D, but they're really designed for the do-it-yourselfer, not for
the daily abuse a professional would put it through. I agree, it really depends on the use.
When I worke...
Posted in thread: hello everyone on 01-04-2008 at 09:25 PM
Yeah that sounds like a gut it out and start over project. I look forward to seeing the
progress. Good luck!
Posted in thread: Recessed Lights... on 01-04-2008 at 08:24 AM
I'm no electrician, but I'd guess it would be cheaper to have it all done at once, since there
is a certain cost to setting up a job, getting materials, estimating, etc.Another solution for
no wall sw...
Posted in thread: Share a Tip on 01-04-2008 at 08:20 AM
Do away with the sandpaper! DIY'ers usually have to sand the compound so much they and the
whole house is covered with sheetrock dust. For those little rudges that pop up at the side of
the knife can ...
Posted in thread: Share a Tip on 01-03-2008 at 09:33 PM
I worked with a guy who showed me a cool trick to save a step. Just like ToolGuy says premixed
compound needs watered down and to not forget to prime, my old boss would mix primer in with
Posted in thread: Another new guy on 01-03-2008 at 08:50 PM
Hello everyone. I stumbled across this board looking for a place to get ideas and partly waste
time on the computer. My only hobby right now is working on our house. I am on my second home,
which is a...