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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-23-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By gottodo1
It's nice to see that old stuff, so practical and...

It's nice to see that old stuff, so practical and do it all yourself, not go out to the store and buy from China.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By gottodo1
SO, about this tension thing :) I got the DW788...

SO, about this tension thing :) I got the DW788 and I really like it, blade change seems easy, really really quiet seems great except the stand is a bit too high (I'll be fixing that soon). The guy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-14-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By gottodo1
Hurm I've got a line on the DW788 for a good deal...

Hurm I've got a line on the DW788 for a good deal on craigslist so I think I'll be picking that up. Thanks everyone for the help. If I didn't have this readily available I'd probably get the HF junk...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By gottodo1
Wuz, that's the problem I don't actually know...

Wuz, that's the problem I don't actually know what's important for a scroll saw. I've only used them for PWD cars before and well there's not much to that so I'm looking to teach myself a new skill...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By gottodo1
Best Scroll Saw

Hi,
I'm a novice when it comes to scroll saws but I'd like to make some new gingerbread for my screen door. I've been looking and looking and I've come down to a few ideas. Anyone...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-19-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By gottodo1
Wuzzat, I'm sure there's information about an...

Wuzzat, I'm sure there's information about an Arc. Do you know what AFCI's are certified against, is it an ANSI, ISO etc etc standard? I can find out what the criteria are or at least how they test...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
OHHHHH that sounds FANTASTIC! Most people in this...

OHHHHH that sounds FANTASTIC! Most people in this block have just built a 2nd 2-story garage with lifts for engines and such. I'd never though about that for attaching the 3rd stall... That sure is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
Neal, I had 3 quotes done and the price for...

Neal, I had 3 quotes done and the price for cement was $62/... in AZ it was $48/ 2yrs back so I think that's where alot of the cost is at. There's alot of soil that would need to be brought in since...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
Neal, For me it's the peace of mind knowing...

Neal,
For me it's the peace of mind knowing it's done right or knowing what I did wrong :D versus the unknown of what the last idiot did that's really valuable. The increased value of the home...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By gottodo1
CMV, I'll consider it, I figured that was...

CMV,
I'll consider it, I figured that was about what you'd say for cutting holes but I was hoping for something different. I've already isolated the circuit and checked all the nearby locations...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
... I hope to pass on before it corrodes the...

... I hope to pass on before it corrodes the copper enough to need rework...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By gottodo1
All, How do I determine how the crazy previous...

All, How do I determine how the crazy previous owner ran this wire? I've opened up all adjacent rooms light switches & light covers and disconnected all but the main branch and it's still energized....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By gottodo1
Wuzz, I updated my signature to reflect Feb 1st's...

Wuzz, I updated my signature to reflect Feb 1st's total. Notice the slope decreased significantly. I think I've actually got everything I need to finish everything except texturing the walls in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By gottodo1
What to do with open circuit

Hi Guys,
So I just ran two new circuits for a bathroom downstairs. I'm now left with a live wire that's connected to all the lighting in the basement. The wire sticks out of a hole through a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
Thanks guys. All my plumbing for the new bathroom...

Thanks guys. All my plumbing for the new bathroom downstairs is done!!! My road may soon be done... atleast inside the house.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
So someone just used a condom there huh? Yet...

So someone just used a condom there huh? Yet another way the people that should be using condoms are doing so ineffectively.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
CMV, Why do you list ABS, most drains aren't ABS...

CMV, Why do you list ABS, most drains aren't ABS but the std sch 40 PVC, any specific reason?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By gottodo1
Fixing old plumbing

I pulled out some drywall to put in a new sink down stairs and I saw there is a vent already in place right there that was plumbed to have a sink! I thought great, then I pulled out a bit more...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By gottodo1
Neal, the reason why is easy, because I haven't...

Neal, the reason why is easy, because I haven't done it yet. Actually now that stoves have electronics they'll never have it since electronics around water have to have special design criteria and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-20-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By gottodo1
LED Lamp.... I've done a bit of work designing...

LED Lamp.... I've done a bit of work designing those... it's ALL about the heatsink, if it's reasonably priced it probably doesn't have an adequate heatsink schema... but maybe with the extra 10/8ths...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 12-15-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By gottodo1
Only differences are cure time and expansion (or...

Only differences are cure time and expansion (or effective R value). The lower the R value the less insulation, the more expansion the lower the R value in the same space. I've spent ALOT of time...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 12-15-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By gottodo1
Window Rot, water or Insulation Issue?

Hi,
So, my wife had been BUGGING me to make the pre-existing egress window match the rest of the ones we just put in. No big deal I thought, rip out the wood on the bottom & sides between the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-13-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By gottodo1
I actually had thought wouldn't it be a good...

I actually had thought wouldn't it be a good prank if I set up a metal seat with an induction cooler then turned it on right before I go to work. Then I realized I value my life.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-12-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By gottodo1
Neal, Not that I'm progressive by any means but...

Neal, Not that I'm progressive by any means but "I do like me a good indoor toilet"
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 12-11-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By gottodo1
Villa, you caught me I was mostly being an...

Villa, you caught me I was mostly being an humorous but after going to Japan they REALLY love their toilet seats, even the one Neal shows pails in comparison to what I saw over there. though I only...
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