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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-14-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By harleysilo
I didn't see this post. I goggled cripple...

I didn't see this post.

I goggled cripple studs, i really need to learn the proper names, and while they aren't pictured they are installed. I presume the double king studs are good enough, do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-14-2014, 08:05 AM
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Views: 706
Posted By harleysilo
I did finish installing the 2x4’s above the one...

I did finish installing the 2x4’s above the one header, I just didn’t take a picture afterwards.

I haven't got a grinder capable of adding water during use yet, nor have i got the various...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By harleysilo
http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff373/NEwhere1...

http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff373/NEwhere1/Basement%20Bar/IMG_7700_zpsa5a2eefc.jpg (http://s1232.photobucket.com/user/NEwhere1/media/Basement%20Bar/IMG_7700_zpsa5a2eefc.jpg.html)
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-06-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By harleysilo
http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff373/NEwhere1...

http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff373/NEwhere1/Concrete%20Floor/photo2_zps6d833803.jpg (http://s1232.photobucket.com/user/NEwhere1/media/Concrete%20Floor/photo2_zps6d833803.jpg.html)

That's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-06-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By harleysilo
Refinishing Concrete Floor Sand/polish/stain/seal

As a trial run to finishing my basement floor, i tried doing the garage floor. It cost me about $1.25 per foot, rental and supplies.

The pictures don't capture exactly how it looks in real life,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By harleysilo
Concrete Basement Bar

Hi all, been awhile, but we are going to finish ~ 1000 sq feet of our basement.

Our overall design is to have the ceiling painted flat black leaving everything exposed, the concrete slab...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-12-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By harleysilo
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/Home%20Repair/above%20garage/P2120522.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/Home%20Repair/above%20garage/P2120526.jpg
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-12-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By harleysilo
Tell me about this unfinished space above my Garage

I wondering what would be involved in finishing this space.

I realize it will need it's own A/C and furnace, as well as electrical. Looks to me like the would be floor joist will need to be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-20-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 27,316
Posted By harleysilo
The Pantry side door opens in because of the...

The Pantry side door opens in because of the narrow hallway it would open out into, blocking one from walking past it if open.

This looks interesting in combo with a simple magnetic switch.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-20-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 27,316
Posted By harleysilo
Did I mention these were bi-fold doors. No jam...

Did I mention these were bi-fold doors. No jam between the two, and on the side they close towards a switch might be difficult to install let alone run 120 to.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-20-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 27,316
Posted By harleysilo
Closet Door Opens, Lights On, Shut door, Light off

I'm getting close to finishing a project where I divided my laundry room in half, new stacked washer and dryer on left side, new pantry shelves on rights side. The space is divided by a removable...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-05-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
Also started on the "door wall" ...

Also started on the "door wall"

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/Home%20Repair/Kitchen%20remodel/IMG_0764.jpg

And finished the old pantry plumbing.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-05-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
Productive weekend.... ...

Productive weekend....
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/Home%20Repair/Kitchen%20remodel/IMG_0756.jpg
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-31-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
The door that is there goes into the garage, and...

The door that is there goes into the garage, and is the one most frequently used by everyone.

I like the suggestions of an access panel from that side. I don't think the wife will go for it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-31-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
View from the Kitchen of current laundry room ...

View from the Kitchen of current laundry room

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/IMG_0744.jpg

View from the kitchen of current Pantry (future 1/2 bath)
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-30-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
Are you suggesting I use the pre-finished plywood...

Are you suggesting I use the pre-finished plywood for the dividing wall and pantry walls or for finishing the walls around the potential leaky washer?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-30-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
About the drain pan, My house is a ranch with a...

About the drain pan, My house is a ranch with a full unfinished (currently) basement. This location is over a part of the basement that will never be "finished", it is and will remain a small wood...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
I just got to figure out the best way to Light...

I just got to figure out the best way to Light the pantry. A ceiling mounted light for the pantry will provide little light for the bottom shelves (and interfere with operation of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
Well, I'd still be interested in your thoughts...

Well, I'd still be interested in your thoughts but I talked to the wife and we decided I'm going to build a small thin stick built wall (with sheet rock AND paint) and mount it on hinges dead center...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-29-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By harleysilo
Redesign pantry and laundry room questions

We are converting our current pantry into a 1/2 bath and losing that space.
We have a standard small laundry closet with a 5' opening. We want to put a set of stackable washer and dryer in there and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-14-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,003
Posted By harleysilo
O.K. so a new plan. Built for dog only. with...

O.K. so a new plan. Built for dog only. with railings and 1:12 slope...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-13-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,003
Posted By harleysilo
That is certainly a possibility, except we want...

That is certainly a possibility, except we want to demo the existing deck eventually and I don't want to re-do the ramp. We don't plan to build the replacement deck as deep as the current one, it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-13-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,003
Posted By harleysilo
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/harleysilo/houseramp2.jpg

Maybe this is better...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-13-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,003
Posted By harleysilo
Handicap Ramp for injured dog (need advice)

Our dog Harley has apparently injured her leg.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-16-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,958
Posted By harleysilo
You could kill several birds with one stone by...

You could kill several birds with one stone by busting up the area around the drain, diggin down, pouring a footer that is level on top, and then moving the drain......
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