Last Activity:11-14-2016 10:37 AM
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Posted in thread: Banister update (thanks for input!) on 12-11-2016 at 02:45 AM
Here's what I'm wondering:• Rather than leaving gaps between the 1st and 3rd panels and
their adjacent posts, should I dado the posts too and insert the panel ends into them? I think
it'd look b...
Posted in thread: Banister update (thanks for input!) on 12-11-2016 at 02:34 AM
Hey guys,We're doing some remodeling, and I'd like to update our turned-wood banister and
routed stair rail:https://s30.postimg.org/79zchzu1t/banister.jpg(Apologies to any members who
may still consid...
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 11-09-2016 at 08:02 PM
What everyone should know now is take picturesThat's right—you may as well get to the
overwhelming stuff right away! (For some reason, this reminds me of being married...)
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-31-2016 at 05:04 PM
Hmm—I tried adding "[SOLVED]" to this topic's title by editing my original post, but it didn't
work. (It works on other forums I visit.) Any way to do that?
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-31-2016 at 05:02 PM
I've figured it out. I connected the switch cable to power, and the light worked. So obviously
power was being provided there and isn't anymore. This means there must've been a 3rd cable in
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-30-2016 at 05:54 PM
Please refer to post #5. Some dimmers do not work with LED bulbs. Your problem may be the new
dimmer switch itself. Hook the old dimmer switch (slider) back up and see if the lights work.
If they do t...
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-30-2016 at 12:45 AM
https://s17.postimg.org/q9w34ggdb/junction_box_3.jpgWell, I'm afraid it's beyond me. I still
don't see how it could be a loose connection in the box. That would imply I'd pulled on the
cable while rem...
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-29-2016 at 03:44 PM
Thanks for your replies.How many cables are in the switch box, is it just a switch leg with one
cable with black white and ground?The cables (sorry, guess I should've called 'em that) consist
of one b...
Posted in thread: Moving a switch; now light doesn't work? on 10-29-2016 at 04:22 AM
Hey guys,I've just removed a partial wall (also known as a "pony wall") that separated our
living room and dining room. It contained an outlet, and the switch for our living room's
overhead light. I'm...
Posted in thread: Removing bolted-on post? on 10-25-2016 at 04:47 PM
Thanks a lot, guys, for all your suggestions. Obviously I'm in the right place, hanging out
with guys who have such good instincts for destruction. (Buh ha ha!!)I'm going to have some fun
with this. O...