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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Philphine
:rofl: try to stay focused y'all. the...

:rofl:

try to stay focused y'all. the threads about stove faucets. not hot dogs.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Philphine
i don't really cook hot dogs that often. i was...

i don't really cook hot dogs that often. i was just giving a level of my culinary skills, in relation to having a fancy cooking faucet.

thank's all. i think i'll let the idea fester some. at least...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-23-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Philphine
over stove pot faucet. worth it?

let me say i'm not a chef. the most i'd probaly get out of it is making it easier to boil hotdogs.

anyway. i need to do some work in my bathroom. depending on what i do and how, i'll be able to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-28-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Philphine
thanks for the replies. i think i'm gonna do it....

thanks for the replies. i think i'm gonna do it. i'm working on clearing out the space for it and making a size decision.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-25-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Philphine
how many refrigerators/freezers do you have?

not really an appliance problem as much as meddling in other households.

i'm thinking about buying a smallish apartment size 2nd refrigerator/freezer to put in my mud room. part as extra freezer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 09-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Philphine
i think there is on one side, but the deck turns...

i think there is on one side, but the deck turns a corner and then it looks more like what you decribed in the other thread (i almost asked both questions in one thread. guess i should have). it's a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 09-05-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Philphine
thanks i'll look into those. the pic you posted...

thanks i'll look into those. the pic you posted is exactly what i want to avoid.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 09-05-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Philphine
deck capacity?

i have a deck around part of my garage that's about 12' off the ground. for a couple of other reasons i don't let people up there (i took the outside stairs down not long after i moved in), but i've...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 09-05-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Philphine
leverage for screwing in deck screws?

i have an upper deck around part of my garage i want to work on. to start i want to add some of those simpson strong ties attatched with deck screws because it's nailed together and some of the nials...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-22-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By Philphine
well, it's not back on a front burner, but i...

well, it's not back on a front burner, but i think i'm finding a decent recipe.

just in "keeping an eye out" mode now, and found out two things.

i was thinking the "2" side of a 2x4 wouldn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-14-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By Philphine
thanks, i've kinda let the idea go already. i...

thanks, i've kinda let the idea go already. i like the frame and want a mirror for the room anyway, so i'll go that far and leave the tv out of it. at least for now. maybe i'll get a flash of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-12-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By Philphine
anyone tried the tv behind 2 way mirror deal?

i wasn't sure if this should have been asked in the electrical or walls and ceiling section, so this is the happy medium.

i've been thinking about it lately since i found a big picture frame. just...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-11-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By Philphine
just looking at this again. thanks for the reply....

just looking at this again. thanks for the reply. i think i'll try them sometime in the future. i got a reply back from one place, but it wasn't much more than what was in the site description. i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 09-23-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,756
Posted By Philphine
i can't really move it anywhere else. just out of...

i can't really move it anywhere else. just out of frame on the left is another structure that someone would have to squeeze past if there were a fire burning. it would be about the same situation if...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 09-23-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,756
Posted By Philphine
i like all of those. i may try setting mine more...

i like all of those. i may try setting mine more in the ground. right now i have one of the roll around kind with the wheels removed, sitting on landscaping bricks.

you didn't say how big an area...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 09-17-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By Philphine
anyone have/heard of a fruit cocktail tree?

i kinda stumbled across this tree while i was looking for ideas for what to do with some big pots i lucked across. a small tree that grows 5 fruits. plums, peaches, nectarines and a couple others.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-27-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Philphine
i planted two semi dwarf apple trees last fall,...

i planted two semi dwarf apple trees last fall, and there's a hawk(?) that's swooped down a few times while i was watching and grabbed a snake, so there's a few of them too.

the hawk can take all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-27-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Philphine
while i'm here a quick update. the cherry tree...

while i'm here a quick update. the cherry tree died compleatly, top to bottom. just last weekend i picked up another (the big box store sell them for next to nothing this time of year). i asked one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-27-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Philphine
can i get away with cabinet grade plywood for a project seldom exposed to weather?

one of my hobbies is fooling with bicycles. one i'm working on now is a cargo type bike that will have about a 2'x3' flatbed like area on it.

even though i'll probaly very seldom use it, let alone...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 08-25-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Philphine
haven't been back to check. thanks for the...

haven't been back to check. thanks for the replies

i pulled a couple of the pears off the pear tree and let three that seemed to be in sturdier spots grow. they got pretty big, but just this week...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 07-04-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,619
Posted By Philphine
this is a maybe 'cause i don't see the whole down...

this is a maybe 'cause i don't see the whole down spout, but i'm guessing you put it there 'cause there was a place to disconnect the downspout already. if you don't want to cut it still, it might be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 07-03-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Philphine
small fruit trees. 3 questions

i planted some small fruit trees last fall and a couple are trying to bear fruit already.

one is a pear tree that surprised me with 5 pears growing already. it's so small though i think the pears...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By Philphine
and the one i originally asked about. put it up...

and the one i originally asked about. put it up this past weekend

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/interiors/001-1.jpg
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-03-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By Philphine
just doing some surfing and thought i'd post a...

just doing some surfing and thought i'd post a pic. the one i posted at first i never put up. i was making a mirror decision and now it's just laziness and the fact that i kinda cracked the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-02-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,923
Posted By Philphine
i fool with a lot of things but i'm not very good...

i fool with a lot of things but i'm not very good at any of them.

besides the house and home projects, i like fooling with pontiac fieros, but i'm not the mechanic i need to be to really do what i...
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