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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-18-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By mark681137
Ok, I figured I needed to comeback and clear up...

Ok, I figured I needed to comeback and clear up what was wrong, bad dimmer switch, replaced it now it works fine. I had just put that switch in 3 months before, used to a switch lasted the life of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-07-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By mark681137
These are standard bulbs not flourescent. I...

These are standard bulbs not flourescent.

I tested the wires from the ceiling, black went to fan switch, red went to light dimmer, I connected the black to the black fan switch and the red to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-06-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By mark681137
Well I thought I had but I guess not just...

Well I thought I had but I guess not just retested the wires and hooked it up that way and yes it works, fan and light but dimmer does not work, light is full on at all times. Dimmers seem top have a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-06-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By mark681137
Ceiling Fan Wiring

Well while painting the ceiling I disconnected the ceiling fan and forgot to take notes on how it was wired.
This is a standard ceiling fan with light kit, I have a two switch plate on one wall, one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 08-12-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,571
Posted By mark681137
love the pics, I know there is a ton of hard work...

love the pics, I know there is a ton of hard work in there.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 04-05-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By mark681137
Yep, thats what I was thinking. Thanks for your...

Yep, thats what I was thinking. Thanks for your help.

Been listening to your podcasts, great show.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 04-05-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By mark681137
Built in '92, it all 1/2" drywall. On that left...

Built in '92, it all 1/2" drywall. On that left side, at the window, will I need to remove some of the material on the old drywall for the joint, what I'm worried about is where the ends butt...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 04-05-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By mark681137
Matching Exisiting Drywall

I took out a fireplace and have rebuilt the wall, now its time for drywall. the wall is 14ft wide by 8ft high, it has a window on one end and a door on the other end. When I removed the existing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-17-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,597
Posted By mark681137
When I had a tablesaw I built several cabinets....

When I had a tablesaw I built several cabinets. Pretty easy do, especially with all the joining options you have nowadays (kreig jig). Here locally there are shops you can buy drawers and doors to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-05-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By mark681137
Youtube has its moments, like the old one with...

Youtube has its moments, like the old one with the darth vader guy as the night manager at the local grocery store.
I guess the latest is the 67 yo guy kicking the "gangster's" butt on a city bus....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-05-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By mark681137
Porch Addition

I'm trying to add a screened in porch over an existing patio, because I'm dealing with two obstacles, a hip roof adjacent to it and a breakfast room bump out, I can't understand how I can layout the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-03-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,974
Posted By mark681137
Don't let the 220 slow you down, its an easy do....

Don't let the 220 slow you down, its an easy do. I had a unisaw, finally sold it because footprint was so large, one of those things you regret forever. My opinion is hybrids run a little too much...
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