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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-20-2009, 11:32 AM
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Posted By daleslad
I think you are right unfortunately I do not have...

I think you are right unfortunately I do not have any help and I'm reluctant to do the Hardie board by myself because of the weight.
I might just have to suck it up and get the wood panels at $34...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-19-2009, 07:20 PM
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Views: 1,478
Posted By daleslad
Does vinyl come in 4x8 sheets

Does vinyl come in 4x8 sheets
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-19-2009, 04:54 PM
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Posted By daleslad
thanks but I'm afraid that wouldn't be an option...

thanks but I'm afraid that wouldn't be an option in my situation.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-19-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By daleslad
Question on the right siding

Hi, I have an old-old cabin in the sierra mountains of California which is in need of some TLC.
I am planning on replacing the siding but not sure what to replace it with.
It is at 7200 feet and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-28-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By daleslad
Thanks for the help guys, got it pulled in now...

Thanks for the help guys, got it pulled in now with the help of a chugger.
Sorry couldn't reply earlier but my hard drive took a dive.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-19-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By daleslad
Thanks for the info on the chugger. the conduit...

Thanks for the info on the chugger. the conduit is 1 1/2 inch pvc
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-19-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By daleslad
Thanks guys, I'm not sure how to calculate those...

Thanks guys, I'm not sure how to calculate those dimensions edlank, so I'd be grateful kok328 if you would check it out on your chart for me.
I was using the string that the Home Depot guy said...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-18-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By daleslad
Help pulling cable

I might have bitten off more than I can chew with this pull but here is what I've got.
I'm trying to pull 360 feet of 3-1/0 and one #6 ground wire through 1 1/2 inch of buried conduit.
There are 2...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-07-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By daleslad
Thanks GBR, that helped a lot. I will pass on...

Thanks GBR, that helped a lot. I will pass on the advice about checking out the rest of the stuff that should be covered.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 07-06-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By daleslad
framing bid jargon

Need some expert help here mates, a friend got this bid for his workshop and wanted me to decipher it for him so that he could decide what he was getting was what he wanted from the contractor.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-11-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By daleslad
Thanks handyguys for the suggestions but I think...

Thanks handyguys for the suggestions but I think that kind of panelling is a bit out of my league.
Love those New York hinges though but at $40 a set a little too steep I'm afraid.
I'm looking for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-09-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By daleslad
Shutter suggestions

Hi guys, I would like to make shutters for a winter cabin, I've attached a pic of the window in question.

Originally it had one large piece of reinforced plywood that hung from 2 hooks and had...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-01-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By daleslad
I guess that could be the case Daryl but I'm not...

I guess that could be the case Daryl but I'm not sure just how it was constructed until I can take one of the rocks out.
I was thinking (hoping) that the inside of the chimney would have been...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-30-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By daleslad
Well thanks guys for the advice , not what I...

Well thanks guys for the advice , not what I wanted to hear though. It raises a whole bunch more questions.
I did use the special cleaning stuff for smoke damaged bricks and it did remove a lot of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-29-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By daleslad
suggestions for fireplace

Hi, I would like to improve the looks of the fireplace in my cabin the mortar is falling out and the rocks are smoke damaged,
I have tried cleaning the rocks but it didn't do a very good job.
What...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-15-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks Daryl, that will work I can take off the...

Thanks Daryl, that will work I can take off the top rail and lift out the panel for storage in the winter time, or if it is too heavy to lift straight up I can remove the 1x2 moulding from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-14-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks Daryl, that is kind of what I had in mind,...

Thanks Daryl, that is kind of what I had in mind, although I was thinking that instead of having a permanent bottom rail just put some kind of block at the bottom of each post for the bottom rail of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-13-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks, that would work ok

Thanks, that would work ok
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-12-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Daryl I just found out that I was mislead about...

Daryl I just found out that I was mislead about the deck railings having to have the wire so I'm open to any suggestions for improving the look of the cabin.
Bearing in mind that the fence would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-02-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks TRG I'll remember that. Are you...

Thanks TRG I'll remember that.
Are you referring to the size of the design of the panel when you say 4 - 7 inch exposure ?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-25-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks roofer another great idea. Could you...

Thanks roofer another great idea.
Could you explain to me what you mean by 4-7 in. exposure ?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-24-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
That would work Daryl, now that you mention the...

That would work Daryl, now that you mention the size I'm not sure just what they are but looking at the photo they look like maybe they are 4x6's but either way your suggestion will work.
Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-22-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Daryl thanks for the suggestions but could you...

Daryl thanks for the suggestions but could you elaborate a bit more on the framing. Are you just framing each end of the wire, you don't mean frame all 4 sides do you.
How would you attach the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-20-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
wow lots of great ideas fellas, I'd rather use...

wow lots of great ideas fellas, I'd rather use nails than screws anyway,as for the railing I would like to do something with it but it's a Forest Service cabin and therein lies the rub.
They are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By daleslad
Thanks Daryl, I appreciate your suggestions. ...

Thanks Daryl, I appreciate your suggestions. What do you think about using screws instead of nails.
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