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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-23-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,763
Posted By OtbHunter
nice idea... need to mark where the shelves are...

nice idea... need to mark where the shelves are aligned so as not to bump them? I will share this idea with my wife - maybe she will want one?
Thanks for sharing! τΏτ
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-23-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By OtbHunter
Agreed... take a look at how some other bi-fold...

Agreed... take a look at how some other bi-fold door is installed and everything should become clear. Very easy installation.... you just need to check out someone else's door first - then proceed.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-22-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,161
Posted By OtbHunter
Yes, you should be able to add the roof as...

Yes, you should be able to add the roof as pictured above. It will just take a little head scratching to put together. I was thinking just like Square Eye... that you didn't have so much room, but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-21-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,161
Posted By OtbHunter
Another caution is also in order... Be extra...

Another caution is also in order... Be extra attentive when insulating around the bay window. This type of window is prone to moisture (condensation) if not properly and completely insulated. Now is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-19-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,644
Posted By OtbHunter
There is a caulking made just for this situation...

There is a caulking made just for this situation (assuming you are dealing with concrete) ... name is "Concrete Crack Sealant" It is made by PL and is self-leveling. You should be able to find it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-18-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,742
Posted By OtbHunter
A great work table for shop use... Fold up Ping...

A great work table for shop use... Fold up Ping Pong table... been using one for years. Folds up - has wheels for moving - can clamp to and creates a huge work table.
Also, I now wear Mechanic's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 03-15-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,789
Posted By OtbHunter
Hello Quattro... I saw your post but couldnt find...

Hello Quattro... I saw your post but couldnt find the plans for my table. Ran across them today... This is a set of complete plans with step-by-step directions to build a very nice and very...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-12-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 51,205
Posted By OtbHunter
Wow, thanks for that explaination speedy petey. I...

Wow, thanks for that explaination speedy petey. I didn't know that was how to figure how many lights on a breaker. Very good information to know!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-11-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,189
Posted By OtbHunter
Hello and Welcome Even at 50 years, the counter...

Hello and Welcome
Even at 50 years, the counter tops should have been screwed on from the underside. You need to lay down inside a base cabinet and look up in the corners with a flashlight. You...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-10-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,081
Posted By OtbHunter
Hmmmmm... There is not much you can do to take...

Hmmmmm... There is not much you can do to take away the rustic look that has been crated by the ceilings in the two rooms. The size and open space will always be very apparent regardless of what you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-10-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By OtbHunter
Yes, I had the same issue. Neighbor was using the...

Yes, I had the same issue. Neighbor was using the same frequency as I was. There should be some small white switches in a red holder on the rear of the opener. Just flip any one of the switches and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-10-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 125,724
Posted By OtbHunter
Yep, that was a "saw you coming" situation. As...

Yep, that was a "saw you coming" situation. As mentioned before, when a standard garage door is properly adjusted for easy operation by hand... all that should be needed is a 1/2 hp motor to operate...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-09-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,208
Posted By OtbHunter
Hi rsmysore... The last consideration should be...

Hi rsmysore... The last consideration should be how your home will fit in with the neighborhood. You don't want to have the most valuable home in an average neighborhood... this would make selling it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-08-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By OtbHunter
Go for it... No patents here... let me know if...

Go for it... No patents here... let me know if you would like to know how I create mine... could save you some time in the trial-error system. Hope this brings you in some more business.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-07-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,389
Posted By OtbHunter
No Salt Water Softeners by Freije

Is anyone using the "Easy Water No Salt Water Softeners by Freije"? :confused: I like the idea but the price is fairly steep - I would like an honest opinion from a current user before I commit to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-07-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,780
Posted By OtbHunter
Is the underside of the floor accessible? If yes,...

Is the underside of the floor accessible? If yes, then I would suggest screwing the pieces down from the underside. This would give you the best of both - clean finish & easy to replace.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-06-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By OtbHunter
Scratch paper boxes ~ Weekend project.

I have been building scratch paper boxes for over 10 years. I grew tired of looking for something to write on and realized I was throwing away tons of 8 1/2" x 11" paper only printed on one side. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-06-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By OtbHunter
Hello and welcome Layna. Not knowing the size...

Hello and welcome Layna.
Not knowing the size of the cracks, it is very difficult to give a well informed opinion. I have worked with Loctite to fill cracks in many types of materials. I have found...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-06-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,321
Posted By OtbHunter
Principal of Sound Conduction = The more dense...

Principal of Sound Conduction = The more dense the object - the faster and better sound travels thru it. i.e. Sound travels thru steel better than wood.
If you want a really quiet room - build the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-04-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By OtbHunter
Shan... the valance and under cabinet light is...

Shan... the valance and under cabinet light is the proper way to go. Be sure to look for one of the new "no hum" lights with a "rocker" switch (not a slide switch). And, a big plus is the life of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-04-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,832
Posted By OtbHunter
I agree with Glenn... make sure everything lines...

I agree with Glenn... make sure everything lines up well while the glue is drying. The glued area are will end up stronger than the wood from my experience.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-26-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,529
Posted By OtbHunter
Thanks for the input 'guyod'... I did try the...

Thanks for the input 'guyod'... I did try the brush on epoxy because of advice found on the net...The brush on gave a very streaked finish which looked worse than the original problem. The good news...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 02-25-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,991
Posted By OtbHunter
Hi Lance: Couple of suggestions for you. ...

Hi Lance:
Couple of suggestions for you.
(1st) I would remove the entire "Plastic" corner strip and replace it with "Metal". I have used the plastic a couple times and ended up with the wavy look...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-24-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,529
Posted By OtbHunter
Spammer? What are you talking about? :confused:...

Spammer? What are you talking about? :confused: This post was a simple How-to info offering. Why do you consider it spam?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-23-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,529
Posted By OtbHunter
How To: Shine bathroom sink.

Information that I thought someone might find useful. If your Bathroom or Kitchen sink shows tons of scratches and/or no longer shines ~ here is the system to restore it to the "like new" look....
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