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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-04-2010, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Jophus14
HandyGuys: I am looking at how to cope base shoe...

HandyGuys: I am looking at how to cope base shoe on the internet and it seems pretty self explanatory. I'm not quite sure how to differentiate between angles but I'll try to accomplish this task...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-03-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
I tried my method and failed. The angles were...

I tried my method and failed. The angles were bowed and not necessarily straight even though the cuts were. I guess that is because the shoe is round on the edge. I would like to know more about...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-03-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
Here is another question regarding baseboard. I...

Here is another question regarding baseboard. I have to install shoe against my baseboard but the angles are not 45 degree cuts. Should I use a T-bevel to find the angles or is there an easier way? I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 05-10-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,551
Posted By Jophus14
I used FrogTape for the first time this past...

I used FrogTape for the first time this past weekend. It works great. I hate painting and I had to repaint my ceiling so I put FrogTape along my walls and trimmed out my ceiling. I was a bit messy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-26-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jophus14
Thanks for the responses. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the responses. Much appreciated.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-26-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jophus14
Thanks. I know about leaving the wood out and...

Thanks. I know about leaving the wood out and making sure to leave a gap at the walls to expansion, but I was just curious as to whether the dramatic jump in temperature over the next couple of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-26-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
Different change of plans. I ended up purchasing...

Different change of plans. I ended up purchasing 3/4" oak flooring yesterday so I will have to take all of the trim off regardless. I started pulling off some of the trim last night to see how easy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-24-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jophus14
Letting hardwood adjust...

After weeks of trying to make a decision on laminate or hardwood flooring, I finally decided to go with 3/4" oak hardwood. I know I have to let the wood sit in my living room for 48-72 hours prior to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-21-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
I have to paint my ceiling since I just replaced...

I have to paint my ceiling since I just replaced some drywall. I'll use the same paint for both the ceiling and trim which I planned on getting from Benjamin Moore. Purdy brushes are sold at Lowe's,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-21-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
Thanks again. I will quickly sand the trim and...

Thanks again. I will quickly sand the trim and paint it without taking it off the wall and just buy door slabs and not pre-hung doors. You just saved me some money. Any recommendation on paint or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-21-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
Handyguys: Haha.....Great response. Knewshound:...

Handyguys: Haha.....Great response.
Knewshound: Thanks for the comment.

I was thinking that brushing paint onto this cheap trim would leave nasty streaks and that is why I would spray it instead....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-21-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By Jophus14
Paint trim while on wall or off?

I am pulling up my carpet to lay down laminate flooring. While doing this I plan on painting all of my trim white. The trim that I currently have is the cheap MDF crap with grain imprinted on it. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-21-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Jophus14
I will take some pics this evening and post them...

I will take some pics this evening and post them tonight. Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-20-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Jophus14
Fixing my garage apron.

Hello everyone,

I am looking for some advise on how to go about fixing my horribly cracked garage apron. My house is three years old and the apron is cracked all along where the garage door is at...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-19-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,739
Posted By Jophus14
Hello...........Virginia?

Hello...........Virginia?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-15-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,739
Posted By Jophus14
Virginia: Did you ever find out the source of the...

Virginia: Did you ever find out the source of the leak? I am having this very same issue in my house as we speak. My place is only 2.5 years old and water just started dripping through our kitchen...
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