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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete Today, 11:05 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Get a good nightís sleep and a good breakfast....

Get a good nightís sleep and a good breakfast. Start stretching about 11:00 and you will be fine.

And donít forget we want to see picsÖ..
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete Today, 10:56 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Sure will I get in any selfies? :D

Sure will I get in any selfies? :D
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding Today, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By bud16415
Welcome to the site. You called it slate...

Welcome to the site.

You called it slate but Iím assuming itís one of the manmade shingles that look like a slate. Do you have a way of posting a photo of the material. Some of the asbestos...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By bud16415
You should be able to do this project in a few...

You should be able to do this project in a few hours.


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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By bud16415
If you are cleaning a brush after a water based...

If you are cleaning a brush after a water based paint you clean it with water if its an oil based paint I use mineral sprits.


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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By bud16415
I agree with Villa post except throwing the brush...

I agree with Villa post except throwing the brush away. Buy a good brush and clean it up. I have brushes I have been using for years. Only painting tip I can add is to always brush into your wet edge...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By bud16415
My method might be unorthodox but I have been...

My method might be unorthodox but I have been doing it this way for 35 years. I mix latex paint with drywall compound. Normally I use white paint and the cheep stuff seem to work fine. If you want...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By bud16415
Most people building a pond use what the take...

Most people building a pond use what the take out. A lot of them slightly raise the area around the pond. Some bank one side as a planting etc. a lot of properties have a low area that needs fill.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-31-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By bud16415
It's not load bearing there is a header above the...

It's not load bearing there is a header above the door taking all load. The center piece is built into the casing though. If it were mine I would take it out and build a new center and figure out a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-31-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By bud16415
I think it looks good much like mine. I ran mine...

I think it looks good much like mine. I ran mine straight down and then switched to 4" PVC elbow and long length. When I mow takes two seconds to move and if we have outdoor party I just take it off...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-31-2014, 06:35 AM
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Views: 512
Posted By bud16415
That is a lot of digging looking back at the size...

That is a lot of digging looking back at the size the OP listed. Most yard ponds don't have straight sides and are only deep in the center. Most ponds want to be just deep enough to set container...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-31-2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 320
Posted By bud16415
That type of bull float when you twist the handle...

That type of bull float when you twist the handle it flips the float. Some have short chains some have levers. They both work about the same. Some pros like the chain type as they are quick to fix if...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-30-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By bud16415
I remember them being 9 inch. They were hard and...

I remember them being 9 inch. They were hard and brittle and would bend if warmed up. They would take the shape of the floor a bit after being laid. They put asbestos in everything as it was a cheap...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-30-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 512
Posted By bud16415
As a DIY project I look at these types projects...

As a DIY project I look at these types projects as saving me a gym membership.

When I drive past the local health club I always laugh every car is bunched up in front of the door because people...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By bud16415
Based on the recent information you should have...

Based on the recent information you should have no problem getting six or more helpers.


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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By bud16415
Nice post and welcome. First I would figure out...

Nice post and welcome. First I would figure out for sure if it is or isn't asbestos. Take a very small sample and get it tested. Tell the homeowners the plan also. They need to also know. You...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By bud16415
That will work as you can lower it to push and...

That will work as you can lower it to push and raise it to pull as long as it’s not too many feet long.

Those selfies are what we want you to post as the pour progresses.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By bud16415
If that’s the easiest way then go for it. I don’t...

If that’s the easiest way then go for it. I don’t see any issues. If you want to show it off post some pics as you go.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By bud16415
No that’s a real bull float I think. If you have...

No that’s a real bull float I think. If you have never used one it is made to go both directions and when you give the handle a twist the angle of the leading edge changes. If you just make one out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By bud16415
If the first sconce is straight above the outlet...

If the first sconce is straight above the outlet that one is easy to drop a wire down and tie into the power from the switched outlet. You don’t have to go from that sconce to the next though. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-29-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By bud16415
Another thing I normally do when I can is plan on...

Another thing I normally do when I can is plan on having a little extra and a place to use it. Form up an area where you might want a little pad for a garbage can or just outside a door and leave one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-29-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,113
Posted By bud16415
Cubic yard = 27 cubic feet, wheelbarrow = 4 cubic...

Cubic yard = 27 cubic feet, wheelbarrow = 4 cubic feet, 27/4 = 6.75 trips per yard,
6.75 trips x 7 yards = 47.25 trips. 5 minutes out and back per trip x 47.25 trips = 236 minutes/60 = 3.94 hours. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By bud16415
Is there a basement or crawl space below? ...

Is there a basement or crawl space below?

Sometimes it’s easier to go down than up.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-28-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By bud16415
Watts are watts and lumens are lumens what you...

Watts are watts and lumens are lumens what you really want is the most lumens you can get staying under 100 watts. We are so ingrained into incandescent bulbs and we know how bright a 100 watt bulb...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 08-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 573
Posted By bud16415
Of course you are at a DIY forum so we normally...

Of course you are at a DIY forum so we normally don’t consider costs other than raw materials and then the pleasure is in the doing. Iron work is not in everyone’s bag of tricks though I do...
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