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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-10-2010, 09:59 AM
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Posted By reprosser
What am I missing - Hardiebacker?

I want to put up Hardiebacker (cement board) on the walls of my shower room. I can only find 3x5 panels to purchase - which do not match 16" centered studs - every panel would need to be cut and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-18-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By reprosser
Bringing in underground wire

I have an underground 12-2 cable that feeds the well from a temporary pole. The pole will be removed soon, so I need to bring the cable into the service panel. This cable is not in a conduit.

I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-18-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By reprosser
What Speedy Petey said

What Speedy Petey said
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-12-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,649
Posted By reprosser
I don't think I would be handling it that well....

I don't think I would be handling it that well. Great Kid.:cool:
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-11-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,649
Posted By reprosser
Here is one link, but there are others on Google....

Here is one link, but there are others on Google.

Popular Woodworking - SawStop Safety System Saga Steams Forward...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-11-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,649
Posted By reprosser
I have a Sawstop. If it trips, you replace the...

I have a Sawstop. If it trips, you replace the brake cartridge (~$65), and probably the blade (unless you get it repaired). Well worth the cost of my fingers. You can also test material before...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-07-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,754
Posted By reprosser
These trusses are used in my tractor shed. 5...

These trusses are used in my tractor shed. 5 trusses spaced 12 feet apart.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b205/reprosser/WaterTankRd/TractorShedDone.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-05-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,754
Posted By reprosser
Ill just posts the data sheet. ...

Ill just posts the data sheet.
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b205/reprosser/WaterTankRd/Truss.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-05-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,754
Posted By reprosser
Additional weight on Truss

I have a shop and tractor shed that are pole buildings with Truss roof.

I want to know how much weight I can safely hang from the bottom (joist?) of the truss. I don't want to pull an engine...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-09-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,727
Posted By reprosser
I see they are going to have Adam Lambert as a...

I see they are going to have Adam Lambert as a mentor for next week. That should prove to be an interesting show.

From the comments on recent web articles, you either "idolize" him (pun intended)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-22-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,151
Posted By reprosser
One other comment about the recessed light...

One other comment about the recessed light fixtures.

Some are rated for having insulation over them - and others are not. Be sure to get the ones that match your situation.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-17-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,429
Posted By reprosser
How to mount meter panel to metal wall

I am building a shop - pole building with metal roof and sides.

Ready to mount the meter panel to the outside of the building to bring in power.

I have the information from the power company on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-08-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,834
Posted By reprosser
Update and picture

Ok - an update, some clarification and a picture should help...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b205/reprosser/WaterTankRd/BathArea.jpg

Originally, I was thinking of 4 independent walls to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-05-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,834
Posted By reprosser
How to butt 4 walls together?

I need to put up walls for a bathroom in my shop. I can build the 4 walls, but is there a preferred or required layout for butting the walls together at the corners? 2 opposite walls inside the other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-05-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By reprosser
My Plan

I have recently purchased 54 wooded acres. I have pushed in a driveway and cleared an area for tractor shed, shop, and future home. The shed is up, the shop (Pole building with concrete floor) is up,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-04-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,028
Posted By reprosser
Got a reply back from Liquid Nails: Hi, ...

Got a reply back from Liquid Nails:

Hi, thank you for your interest in LIQUID NAILS.

To frame walls, the use of adhesive reduces the number of (rather than eliminate the need for)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-03-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,028
Posted By reprosser
? Isn't that what glue does - get dry and harden?...

? Isn't that what glue does - get dry and harden? :confused:

I am assuming the weight of the lumber will hold it down, and the nail/glue keeps the wall from moving laterally. Maybe I am wrong. (I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-03-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,552
Posted By reprosser
Maybe the savings are more from economy of scale...

Maybe the savings are more from economy of scale and volume. The few contacts I have had with modular homes - the material and craftsmanship were very good.

just sayin...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 02-03-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,028
Posted By reprosser
Glueing bottom plate to concrete?

Just poured a concrete floor in my new shop, and the concrete guy suggested using glue to attach the bottom plate of interior rooms I plan to build - instead of shooting nails or drilling for screws....
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