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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-17-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,377
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Taperguy: I need to apologize to you. ...

Taperguy:

I need to apologize to you. I make my own beer and last night I dipped into it so deeply that I got plastered. So, my last post starts off in a civil tone and ended up pretty...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-16-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,377
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I'm sorry if I offended you, that was not my...

I'm sorry if I offended you, that was not my objective. I was making the point that the drywalling company has a different perspective on this kind of work than the homeowner.

Quality of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-16-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,701
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Personally, I think the most practical flooring...

Personally, I think the most practical flooring for a bathroom is sheet vinyl or real linoleum. Any sort of waterproof sheet goods would be practical in a bathroom.

Ceramic tile is cold on bare...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-16-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,047
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
No, they shouldn't be that loose. ...

No, they shouldn't be that loose.

http://www.american.com/graphics/2007/november/Glorious%20Toothpick2.jpg

If that happens again, cut a couple of wooden toothpicks so that they fit inside the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,991
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
To do a Cadillac job, take a look at how the...

To do a Cadillac job, take a look at how the moldings that go around your other door frames meet the baseboards, and, if possible, do it the same way. Typically, the door casing (the molding around...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,991
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Yod: Considering this is going to be a long...

Yod:

Considering this is going to be a long term installation, I would nail or screw clear fir 1X4 or 1X6 lumber onto the inside of the opening you have now, and stain and varnish (if you want the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,377
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Taperguy: I mix white wood glue into my...

Taperguy:

I mix white wood glue into my drywall joint compound to make a sticky mud that dries quite strong and hard, and I use that to literally glue the vinyl corner bead onto the corners. It...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-14-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,651
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I would never use metal corner bead now that...

I would never use metal corner bead now that vinyl corner bead is available.

Go to any place listed under Plaster & Drywall Supplies in your Yellow Pages phone book and you should be able to find...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-14-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Most paint stores offer a stain matching service....

Most paint stores offer a stain matching service. If you can provide them with a piece of the stained wood you want to match, and a piece of the unstained wood you're using, they can usually do a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,507
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
TXBuilder: I don't remember if the golf...

TXBuilder:

I don't remember if the golf clubs were L or R handed. They ended up going to my nephew's girlfriend's brother, so they're not around any more. The cost of transporting them to Texas...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-14-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,047
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
From what I'd reading, the gate latch is mounted...

From what I'd reading, the gate latch is mounted on a 2X4 that was fastened to the brick wall. There wouldn't be room for a post here unless he also changes the gate.

And, I just don't see any...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-14-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,047
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
You should try to avoid drilling into brick if at...

You should try to avoid drilling into brick if at all possible. You should drill into your horizontal mortar joints instead. That way, if you ever remove that gate, you can repack the holes in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Computers and Electronics 09-13-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I think what it's telling you is that it needs a...

I think what it's telling you is that it needs a driver for the DVD recorder that is installed, and the driver it's got isn't compatable with Windows Vista 32.

It's very possible the DVD recorder...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-13-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Gatorfan: I think that pamphlet got...

Gatorfan:

I think that pamphlet got published before the engineering department at Weyerhauser got a chance to look at it.

It's true that MOST of the strength from an I beam (steel or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 09-13-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,345
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
No one ever died from the long term effects of...

No one ever died from the long term effects of dirt, Dyson.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-13-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I'd allow time for that wood to dry out, and then...

I'd allow time for that wood to dry out, and then scrape off any soft wood.

Then, repair that wood with epoxy.

http://www.leevalley.com/en/images/item/woodworking/finishing/56k0701s1.jpg?c=
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-12-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,490
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I think the answer to your question boils down to...

I think the answer to your question boils down to recognizing that: 1 watt (AC) = 1 watt (DC) = 1 volt X 1 amp

Find out how much amperage your sump pump draws.
Multiply that by 120 volts to get...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 09-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,643
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
You should buy a "masonary paint". The...

You should buy a "masonary paint".

The reason why is that nothing can damage masonary more quickly than it getting saturated with water, and then freezing. The expansion of the water inside the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-11-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,361
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Mattpdx: I've set more than my fair share of...

Mattpdx:

I've set more than my fair share of wall tiles, too.

I don't see any problem going all the way up to the ceiling in the shower, and I don't see any point in tiling walls that won't be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-11-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,235
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
IndyRyan: I've never refinished a hardwood...

IndyRyan:

I've never refinished a hardwood floor, but my understanding is that you can't refinish the floor once the nail heads start becoming exposed. At that point, it's time to replace the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-11-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
I seem to be missing my Blackberry. Did...

I seem to be missing my Blackberry.

Did anyone see a Blackberry around here?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-11-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,235
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
here's more on iron gall ink: ...

here's more on iron gall ink:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_gall_ink
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-10-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,235
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
Indy Ryan: Well, I guess it depends on which...

Indy Ryan:

Well, I guess it depends on which reference material you choose to believe.

First, the facts:

That black stain around each nail is something called "Iron Gall Ink", and it's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 09-10-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 24,335
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
No. What I was saying is that Plexiglas is...

No. What I was saying is that Plexiglas is probably a good choice because it doesn't deteriorate due to exposure to UV light from the Sun.

And, to explain why I knew that, I brought up the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-10-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Nestor_Kelebay
No, the best lubricant you can use on any...

No, the best lubricant you can use on any plumbing part is silicone grease. It's made by thickening a silicone based oil.

You should be able to buy a small 2 oz tub of silicone grease in the...
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