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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-19-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 65,211
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Well, its been long enough... I have...

Well, its been long enough...

I have overstayed my time...

Nice to see and get to know you all...

Have a Great Life!

And, stay Faithful to the LORD...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-19-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,149
Posted By woodworkingmenace
When you cut the treated lumber, it seems to have...

When you cut the treated lumber, it seems to have a tendency to warp and bow and cup and do all sorts of twisted things, unless you seal the edges. I did this to my deck/porch. I sealed one,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-19-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,634
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Ok, first off, you make your sill plate (bottom...

Ok, first off, you make your sill plate (bottom of your wall), out of treated lumber. Then use regular pine for the uprights.

Now, keep the wood approximately 1/2 inch from the wall, (unless...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-19-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,352
Posted By woodworkingmenace
You can add the studs right next to the ones that...

You can add the studs right next to the ones that is rotted, but, take the rotted ones out, once you DO put the new ones in. (If not the rot will spread to the good wood and you will be in the same...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-19-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,840
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Well, in my 'younger years' I used to buy...

Well, in my 'younger years' I used to buy Black&Decker tools, and kept replacing them faster than I changed my socks! And Sears 'home tools' (cant tell you how many circular saws, jig saws and other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,638
Posted By woodworkingmenace
You got REALLY NICE KIDS THERE!! LOL!!! ...

You got REALLY NICE KIDS THERE!! LOL!!!

Hmmm maybe they can teach my kids to be so generous, eh?

When your ready to put them up for adoption, keep me in mind ;) LOL!!

Now, about the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-18-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,549
Posted By woodworkingmenace
I have the same problem... Like a 60 cycle...

I have the same problem...

Like a 60 cycle hum... My problem is, I didnt use a wire nut, nor, solder the wires, (to me its the best connection, but my girl busted my cold-heat the first day I used...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 05-18-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,304
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Hmmm I'm wondering if waterless hand cleaner will...

Hmmm I'm wondering if waterless hand cleaner will work? GO-JO or something like that...

Take a scrub brush, and a liberal amount on it, then scrub the area and wash off with some water from a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-18-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By woodworkingmenace
I think it looks great! Shows real progress and...

I think it looks great! Shows real progress and talent!

Keep up the good work... You may be in one of them artist fairs some day...

Now, ya gotta try your hand at painting...and make some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-17-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,506
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Since you have the walls off, upgrade the...

Since you have the walls off, upgrade the electrical works.

Hmmm windows and glass sliding door? Can you eliminate some of these?

I had 6 windows in our "Sun room", took out 5 of them and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-17-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,394
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Ok, I can sympathise with this... I had a...

Ok, I can sympathise with this...

I had a C.B. antenna, (30 foot job), on a 50 foot tower. And for the longest time, I was getting some type of interference... humming, buzzing static that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-17-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,506
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Well, I know how you feel, by taking a porch and...

Well, I know how you feel, by taking a porch and making it into a bedroom.

I did the same with my porch, for my little girl...(Doc said no mo', and voila, she comes along anyways :))... So, I do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-17-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By woodworkingmenace
I feel so LOVED... ROTFLOL!!! Here.. this is...

I feel so LOVED... ROTFLOL!!!

Here.. this is a site for you to ... CHILL OUT!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMH0bHeiRNg

Just practise this enough, and your gonna get GOOOOOOOOD!! ;)

...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-17-2006, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,443
Posted By woodworkingmenace
I was wondering where this post went to... :) ...

I was wondering where this post went to... :)

And wondering what you actually "did" with that good ol boy???

Maybe y'all can git that good ol boy in one of them ciallis commercial an be like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 05-16-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18,237
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Hiya neighbor.. Jesse from Steubenvill Ohio...

Hiya neighbor.. Jesse from Steubenvill Ohio here...

We have Antique Dealers in my area...You might want to contact them...

(But, I'm sure they are in your City too, your just not looking in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-16-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,362
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Ok, so what do you ask for, in a door like that? ...

Ok, so what do you ask for, in a door like that?

Do you think the seller will know what type of system that they used? Or, are they just "Home Depot" type sellers that dont know too much of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-16-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By woodworkingmenace
The man needs some Prosiac... (Of course, thats...

The man needs some Prosiac... (Of course, thats AFTER he is done with his wiring for the day, and not before:))...

Take some deep breaths... Let it out... Deep breaths... Let it out...

(Hmmm...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-15-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,648
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Well, its what I have read in many places,...

Well, its what I have read in many places, regarding florescent lighting and GFI wall sockets.

I am not happy with it either, because I put up a florescent lighting in line with my GFI...(And...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-15-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,580
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Ok, smoke test are done in the manhole, and it...

Ok, smoke test are done in the manhole, and it comes up through the vent of the houses... If you have ANY type of loose seal, your house will look like its ON FIRE!! (I thought it was halarious when...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-15-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,506
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Personally, I think your looking at more work...

Personally, I think your looking at more work than you think...

Now, (famous Phrase...)-->If it were me.....

I would rip the entire ceiling down and put the vapor barrier down, and R-25 up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-15-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,443
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Man, you are just like me! I can take a...

Man, you are just like me! I can take a neighborhood and white trash it all over the place!! LOL!!

I love my claw foot bathtub, and wouldnt trade it for the World.

I think your really...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-15-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,828
Posted By woodworkingmenace
WHOA! Big question mark on THAT one! Window up...

WHOA! Big question mark on THAT one! Window up while heater on...hmmm

A buddy of mine had a VA loan approved, "supposively" a home inspection...but, was some kind of assesment.. So much termite...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 05-14-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By woodworkingmenace
The Land LD-JD01 Angle Finder Level is not a...

The Land LD-JD01 Angle Finder Level is not a unique tool but it sure is handy to have around. This 19" long aluminum level is neat and compact and has a very accurate dial compass to indicate the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-14-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86,836
Posted By woodworkingmenace
Personally, I like a drop ceiling in the basement...

Personally, I like a drop ceiling in the basement for easy access to plumbing and electrical wiring. (But thats my taste). You dont even have to put it down, but a few inches, or even screw up the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-14-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,580
Posted By woodworkingmenace
It may be that you have a leak in the sewer...

It may be that you have a leak in the sewer stack, and that the expansion with the hot weather is whats causing it. Cold weather contracts various things and may seal it up again.

I too am...
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