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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-10-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,953
Posted By ToolGuy
True, you don't need rebar for this application. ...

True, you don't need rebar for this application.

When you mix the concrete, keep the dry concrete pushed to one end of the tub and pour water into the other end. Then pull some of the concrete...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-10-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,627
Posted By ToolGuy
I'm with handyguys and guyod on this one, don't...

I'm with handyguys and guyod on this one, don't bury the trim. Removing the trim and extending the jambs is the right way to do it, and is not very difficult. Just rip some strips the same thickness...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-09-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By ToolGuy
Do you know the manufacturer of the cabinets? You...

Do you know the manufacturer of the cabinets? You may be able to order a replacement door.

Otherwise, I think your best bet is to take the door to a reputable cabinet maker or woodworker. They...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-09-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,644
Posted By ToolGuy
Is it possible you could take a few photos to...

Is it possible you could take a few photos to show us what you're describing. I'm trying to piece it together but not sure what you mean by support rail. Stringer?

To be honest, I don't think...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-09-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,146
Posted By ToolGuy
I stand corrected (again). That's why I...

I stand corrected (again). That's why I emphasized following the instructions. I haven't used the stuff in so long I couldn't remember which to add first, but I know it's important.

BTW, I see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-09-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,857
Posted By ToolGuy
Ooooo... Sexy! :D I know when you're not...

Ooooo... Sexy! :D

I know when you're not posting you are busy creating your masterpieces.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-07-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,438
Posted By ToolGuy
I've seen (have yet to do one) lot's of bathrooms...

I've seen (have yet to do one) lot's of bathrooms with a cove tile connecting the floor tile to the wall tile.

http://mytoolbox.net/houserepairtalk_files/covetile.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-07-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,103
Posted By ToolGuy
The job is already done, but there will be a next...

The job is already done, but there will be a next time to be sure. I used a 1/2 notch and had to butter some tiles to get 'em even. The customer is exstatic with the finished floor, but my trained...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-07-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,103
Posted By ToolGuy
Leveling a basement slab...

Basement slabs are never completely level, as anyone setting large tiles on one is sure to find out. I used over 10 bags of Jiff-Set on my most recent basement tile job, just filling the dips as best...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 04-07-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By ToolGuy
Great... Now I'm going to learn what I "should...

Great... Now I'm going to learn what I "should have" done. :p
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-07-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,438
Posted By ToolGuy
Well, aside from a good book about how to tile......

Well, aside from a good book about how to tile... ;)

A lot depends on the type of tile you're using. With small mosaic tiles you can use premixed mastic type adhesive, while larger tiles would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-07-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,986
Posted By ToolGuy
Yeah, that's pretty narrow for an entry door. I'm...

Yeah, that's pretty narrow for an entry door. I'm sure you would have to special order it. I think most home improvement centers could order it for you. The wait time will probably be 3 weeks. Call...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-07-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,146
Posted By ToolGuy
Bricklayers rinse the brick surfaces with a...

Bricklayers rinse the brick surfaces with a muriatic acid / water solution to clean any mortar residue from the surface of the brick. I don't know the exact ratio but the instructions on the bottle...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-27-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By ToolGuy
Who??? :p

Who???

:p
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 03-24-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,807
Posted By ToolGuy
Congrats, TX. You're gonna be busy for at least...

Congrats, TX. You're gonna be busy for at least the next 18 years! :p
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 03-17-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,807
Posted By ToolGuy
Yeah, I saw that coming. :) Like I said,...

Yeah, I saw that coming. :)

Like I said, I'd rather link to this forum and save myself a lot of work. I like these forums and the people here, and was hoping to prod the webmaster into making the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 03-16-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,807
Posted By ToolGuy
When I first came here it was my intention to...

When I first came here it was my intention to make this the official forum of MyToolbox.net. I tried with a lot of other forums but there was always a snag. Some didn't have enough traffic, some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-08-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By ToolGuy
That's a fantastic idea! Mind if I borrow it? :D

That's a fantastic idea! Mind if I borrow it? :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-08-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,092
Posted By ToolGuy
Tom, unless you enjoy recieving spam you should...

Tom, unless you enjoy recieving spam you should never post your email address in a forum or any public place. Better to use the private messages system provided by the forum.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,302
Posted By ToolGuy
Wouldn't you need a foundation for something like...

Wouldn't you need a foundation for something like that? Unlike a wood deck, masonry has zero tolerance for movement. I would think it would have to be built on a foundation that extends below the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-08-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,571
Posted By ToolGuy
I don't know the brand but I saw it at Home Depot...

I don't know the brand but I saw it at Home Depot (I think?), which used a track you fasten down and the trim piece snaps over it. No visible fasteners at all.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-08-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,574
Posted By ToolGuy
It depends on the type of work you're involved...

It depends on the type of work you're involved in. If you do a lot of remodeling work, you'll probably be exposed to it on occasion. If the homes were constructed during asbestose useage, say 1920s...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-27-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,217
Posted By ToolGuy
http://mytoolbox.net/houserepairtalk_files/Novick_...

http://mytoolbox.net/houserepairtalk_files/Novick_Cabinets_10.jpg

http://mytoolbox.net/houserepairtalk_files/Novick_Cabinets_18.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-27-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,217
Posted By ToolGuy
Above is the original post, dated 11/29/07. Of...

Above is the original post, dated 11/29/07. Of course, I did several other projects during this one, but now it's completed. Check it out...
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-27-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By ToolGuy
Maybe a different tile as a detail. You could use...

Maybe a different tile as a detail. You could use some sort of sculpted tile or bull nose. 1/2" leaves 1/8 for a grout line.
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