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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-15-2011, 08:56 AM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
What is the "right equipment ?" What would I...

What is the "right equipment ?" What would I need?

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-14-2011, 09:46 AM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
How is the built in likely installed? What is the...

How is the built in likely installed? What is the best way to remove it while keeping it intact?

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-14-2011, 09:44 AM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
For a beginner like me, how difficult would it be...

For a beginner like me, how difficult would it be to sand down the door or the banister with the help of someone else and to stain it? Is this a big job?

Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-05-2011, 11:33 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. When you...

I'm not sure I understand what you mean. When you say it would be easier to change the door to a lighter color. what way would this be done?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-05-2011, 11:23 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-05-2011, 04:29 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Adding a spiral staircase leading to an attic?

I want to make an attic space usable so part of my idea is to add a spiral staircase that does not take lots of space and put it into a closet where there is currently a ladder leading to the attic....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-05-2011, 04:20 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Removing built ins

I'm looking at a house that has spaces in the walls for built in wood cabinets designed for TVs, VCRs, etc. a bit dated. I will not be using them for this. I am trying to decide if I can reuse it for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-05-2011, 04:16 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
basic reupholster question

Anyone have any ideas what could be done to*reupholster this breakfast nook? I'm not sure what look I want, I just am curious to see what types of things can even be done with it.

Thanks in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-25-2011, 05:46 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
painting/fixing wood chipped doors?

I have some doors that are cracked/chipped and I want to paint over them. What can I do to fix the chips and paint the doors? The images are attached.

Thanks!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-25-2011, 04:55 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Removing built-in wall cabinets?

I am looking to buy a house that had a built in wood wall cabinet placed over the wall and a fireplace. I want to remove it.

1. Is doing something like this as simple as just cutting away at it?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-25-2011, 04:41 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Staining or painting wood?

What is involved with making the front door and the light colored stair banister look like the dark colored banister? Is this difficult to do?

Thanks!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-25-2011, 04:32 PM
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Posted By HomeRepairMike
Changing color of bricks or removing them?

I am buying a house that has LOTS of bricks -- walls, alongside the house, and half of the backyard has brick on the ground.

1. Is there something easy I could do to change the color or appearance...
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