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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-01-2010, 10:38 AM
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Posted By maxmillan
Thanks so much for the google suggestion. Found...

Thanks so much for the google suggestion. Found a great plan for a headboard. Didn't see any classes in my area.

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a sticky thread?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-01-2010, 01:10 AM
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Posted By maxmillan
Thanks. I will give that a go. Much prefer...

Thanks. I will give that a go. Much prefer someone in person to teach me but I'll try with a simple project to see how adept I am.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-31-2010, 03:29 PM
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Posted By maxmillan
I'm lookin for classes in furniture making

I've checked online for classes that will teach me furniture building basics. I cannot find any near my area of Vancouver BC.

I don't find that videos or books are that easy to understand as I am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 05-31-2010, 02:31 PM
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Posted By maxmillan
are paint colour codes universal?

My tenant wants to paint with Benjamin Moore paint. I can get a better deal with Mills Paint in Vancouver BC. The tenant has given me a colour code for her choice. Would Mills Paint be able to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-30-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By maxmillan
whew

I've grew up in this abestos-full house for many years as a child and now I'm residing in it again for the last half of my life. I can't live with this heavily on my mind. Nestor, thanks for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-28-2010, 09:52 PM
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Views: 1,688
Posted By maxmillan
Thanks

Thanks to everyone for your input. I took a quick read on Wiki and will have to go back because it's quite lengthy. The 9/11 disaster was an interesting tidbit.

Having a company to give an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-25-2010, 11:37 PM
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Views: 1,915
Posted By maxmillan
what to look for in a new toilet

I'm going to remove an old toilet and put in a new one. I'm not sure if there is any difference between a $30 toilet and a $200 toilet? I'm am so not a plumber, but my brother is. I want a toilet...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-24-2010, 02:13 PM
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Views: 1,688
Posted By maxmillan
Abestos

I recently moved into a rental which belongs to my parents and found out that there is abestos on the outside and inside of this three-storey 1919 house. The outside plates (tiles) cover all around...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-01-2010, 10:46 AM
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Views: 19,400
Posted By maxmillan
thank you

Thank you for your link. Very valuable info.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-17-2010, 12:01 PM
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Posted By maxmillan
Great, I'm going to go get me a stick up light.

Great, I'm going to go get me a stick up light.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-17-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,400
Posted By maxmillan
Thanks Nestor for the valuable time-saving...

Thanks Nestor for the valuable time-saving method. I don't mind paying more for high quality paint as this probably equals buying primer and doing two coats of paint. Plus my time is valuable. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-17-2010, 02:10 AM
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Views: 19,400
Posted By maxmillan
Thanks for the suggestion. I thought I was being...

Thanks for the suggestion. I thought I was being prudish with a white or off-white choice but I do want the basement to be bright. The front window faces North and the side windows are small and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-17-2010, 02:05 AM
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Posted By maxmillan
I was hoping to put the stick up light outside of...

I was hoping to put the stick up light outside of the shower on a wall which is only 15 inches from the curtain. The stick up light uses 3 AAA battery and would only be on when showering or cleaning...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-16-2010, 02:11 PM
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Views: 19,400
Posted By maxmillan
What are good paint colours for basement

The past tenant painted the basement a myriad of colors. The living room is lime green and the in-wall shelves are burgundy. The kitchen wall is a mix of burgundy and yellow. The bedroom is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-16-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,238
Posted By maxmillan
stick up light

Sylvania has come up with a very bright stick up light. I need more lighting for the tile shower stall in my basement. However, it's a very old 1919 house and I do not wish to toil with new...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-12-2010, 06:24 PM
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Views: 1,273
Posted By maxmillan
Total Newbie needs direction

I am absolutely new to any type of renos and construction. I've never remodelled or repaired anything before. However, I have attempted to fix odd things on my own and my brother is there whenever...
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