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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-29-2008, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Keith O
Thanks for the site. I obviously have to make...

Thanks for the site. I obviously have to make some trusses and this will help with that if not the whole project.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-28-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,779
Posted By Keith O
Thanks Glennjanie. The 2x6's are a nailer so the...

Thanks Glennjanie. The 2x6's are a nailer so the jack rafters won't be nailed to the sheathing if a rafter falls in between two trusses. We have to be concerned about wind and up lift.

I still...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-27-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,779
Posted By Keith O
Front porch... Foyer?

The front of our house is pretty plain so I want to add to the roof by adding a front porch. It is going to be a 4 to 12 pitch gable end and it will be all open. Two small square columns to hold up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-01-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,699
Posted By Keith O
I have built some cabinets but I have a wood...

I have built some cabinets but I have a wood working shop with a jointer, a planer ,router, many clamps... ect. You could do it with some hand tools but when you said ( don't get mad. I'm just trying...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-31-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Keith O
I think in your case level would look wrong. In...

I think in your case level would look wrong. In fact it would look un level. You would be better off parallel which would look level even though it wasn't. I hope I said that right.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-31-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By Keith O
sprinkler pump over heats

I replaced the seals in a goulds 1hp sprinkler pump. It will pull water but the motor quickly overheats and then it shuts down. It runs very quiet unlike my jet pump that seems to work fine but makes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-31-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By Keith O
Thanks for the advice. I was thinking that might...

Thanks for the advice. I was thinking that might be the case.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-31-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,226
Posted By Keith O
I wouldn't spot treat. I've done some wood...

I wouldn't spot treat. I've done some wood finishing and you will be able to tell the area you spot treated. Its best to sand the whole thing down. For 600 sq ft I would even buy a small dust...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-31-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,605
Posted By Keith O
Seems like it would talk a lot of extra time. If...

Seems like it would talk a lot of extra time. If your only putting in a few studs it wouldn't matter but the more you frame the more time you would waist unless you have a hard time putting in a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-30-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By Keith O
sprinkler pump question

I have a one hp Goulds sprinkler pump. Can I hook it up to a pressure switch, without a bladder, so it will turn on as a sprinkler valve or a faucet valve opens? I want to use it for sprinklers and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-30-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,816
Posted By Keith O
jet pump noise

I have a 3/4 hp jet pump filling a tank and another (the same kind) filling a pressure bladder from the first tank. The one that fills the tank is very very loud but it is pumping fine. I just hooked...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-30-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 20,543
Posted By Keith O
When I was a kid I knew an old timer that grew...

When I was a kid I knew an old timer that grew vegetables and he would collect clippings from neighbors and bury large amounts of them in the ground a few months before he would plant in the same...
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