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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 02-21-2012, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Arbutus
Hi At the top of your bead board paneling,...

Hi

At the top of your bead board paneling, typically you would use a "chair rail" moulding that would sit on top of the bead board and a lip would drop down and cover the top 1/4" or so of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-21-2012, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Arbutus
It sounds like your floor is wavy, with close...

It sounds like your floor is wavy, with close peaks and valleys. The 1/8" deflection over 4 ft means that over a 3 ft section the floor dips down 1/8" then back up. This is more then laminate floors...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-21-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By Arbutus
I would get some 1/4" thick mdf, trace the...

I would get some 1/4" thick mdf, trace the outline of the counter and cut it a 1/4" back or so, attach with construction adhesive (PL400 of PL Premium) and a few short nails, then paint the mdf. You...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-17-2012, 06:20 PM
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Views: 735
Posted By Arbutus
Many types of wood will absorb stain unevenly,...

Many types of wood will absorb stain unevenly, especially pine and maple. A thin coat of blond shellac can help. It will lightly seal the wood, but not completely, and your stain can then be applied...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-16-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Arbutus
Hi Dryflycaster I don't know where you are...

Hi Dryflycaster

I don't know where you are located, but have you tried a google search for counter tops. There are a few locale places I know of that will do this. Also, if you are anywhere near...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 01-29-2011, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Arbutus
This may not be really helpful, but here it goes....

This may not be really helpful, but here it goes. You have to find out how it is attached to the wall and how the pieces are attached to each other. Look for nail holes, screw holes, plugs, etc....
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