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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2013, 10:41 AM
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Posted By averagejoemn
I'm wondering if ill need to rent a floor nailer...

I'm wondering if ill need to rent a floor nailer for this, seems like a big expense for such a small space.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2013, 05:58 PM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Called both Home Depot and Menards today, neither...

Called both Home Depot and Menards today, neither carry unifinshed red oak T&G. I might try a local lumber yard tomorrow. Thanks for the info everyone.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-17-2013, 09:38 AM
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Views: 961
Posted By averagejoemn
Can't necessarily answer your question, but I'd...

Can't necessarily answer your question, but I'd be very carful about chip out as you cut. If you have a big enough table saw I'd use that instead of a jig saw, or a circular saw with a sharp blade.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-16-2013, 01:09 PM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Also, would this be a good time to break out the...

Also, would this be a good time to break out the biscuit joiner?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-16-2013, 12:03 PM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Ok, so I've run into a problem, there is a...

Ok, so I've run into a problem, there is a landing near the top of the stairs it is roughly 36"x33". It is currently covered with what appears to be oak. The oak isn't necessarily togune and groove...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-09-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Thanks for all the info, everything went well...

Thanks for all the info, everything went well yesterday. However nothing was square so I'll be puttying and chaulking a bit. Still need to paint the risers and molding.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-04-2013, 05:39 PM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Replacing stair treads, and maybe risers.

Greetings, this weekend my wife and I are taking Friday off to tackle this project. First some background: we have a 1929 story and a half home and from everything we can tell the upstairs (or half...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-19-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
Just passed our electrical and framing, onto...

Just passed our electrical and framing, onto insulating. I'll try to put up some new photos.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
Thanks for all the feedback, we have everything...

Thanks for all the feedback, we have everything framed out and electrical rough in is complete. Tomorrow morning we have the electrical inspection followed by the framing inspection.

We did not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-14-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By averagejoemn
Framing help

How would you frame this awkward corner spot? This space will be used as a walk in closet. The master bedroom is behind the insulated door.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-09-2012, 01:02 PM
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Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
Thanks nealt, any thoughts on nail size to use?...

Thanks nealt, any thoughts on nail size to use? Frame on top of the plywood or not?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-08-2012, 07:39 PM
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Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
first floor: ...

first floor:
http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff11/BlueArete/Attic%20Space/firstfloor.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-08-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
More photos/images: ...

More photos/images:


http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff11/BlueArete/Attic%20Space/atticsideview.jpg

http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff11/BlueArete/Attic%20Space/housesideview.jpg
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-08-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By averagejoemn
Remodeling Attic Space

Greetings!, my wife and I are about to start our first major home IMPROVEMENT project (all the other projects have been REPAIR).

For background; we have a 1929 story and a half Tudor home in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-04-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By averagejoemn
Awesome thank you.

Awesome thank you.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-04-2012, 06:47 PM
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Views: 540
Posted By averagejoemn
Help identify this door style

Can someone help identify this door style? All the houses in our area have this style but of course the previous owners of our house got rid of theirs...
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-16-2012, 08:13 AM
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Posted By averagejoemn
Layers of flooring

Greetings! my wife and I are planning to remodel our kitchen. Our house is a 1929 1.5 story Tudor-style in South Minneapolis, Minnesota. We haven't decided what flooring we are going to go with but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-15-2012, 07:35 PM
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Posted By averagejoemn
What could be behind this?

Our house is a 1929 tudor in south Minneapolis, above the mantle was a mirror that we just removed, the mirror was dated on the back 1960. This backing is heavy duty cardboard. What could be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-08-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By averagejoemn
Steam heat - TRV assembly

Hello, I have a one pipe steam heat system and our bedroom radiator gets really hot at night, so I've decided to replace the air vent with a thermostatic radiator vent. I bought the parts from pec...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-03-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By averagejoemn
I get what you're saying, that makes a lot of...

I get what you're saying, that makes a lot of sense. When you say the wall with the window would be no problem, are you talking about installing the window or just the fact that it would be easy to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-02-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By averagejoemn
Unfinished space - plans to finish?

Greetings, I have a story and a half Tudor home in Minneapolis. The majority of the upstairs is finished except for this area right off of the master bedroom. It measures roughly 11ft by 11ft at the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-04-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By averagejoemn
So where could I find a replacement air vent? And...

So where could I find a replacement air vent? And how do I determine which one to get?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-04-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By averagejoemn
Something like this?...

Something like this? http://www.pexsupply.com/Honeywell-V2043HSL10-1-8-One-Pipe-Steam-Thermostatic-Radiator-valve-includes-air-vent
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-04-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By averagejoemn
Need new valve for steam heat

Hi I have a one pipe steam heat system in my home. One of my radiators has a bad valve on it, it's basically ready to fall off and when the system is on steam shoots out of the area where it connects...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-18-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,497
Posted By averagejoemn
Thanks Paul, I think this one is a bit out of my...

Thanks Paul, I think this one is a bit out of my league, I'll let you know what the plumbers say.
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