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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-08-2008, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jpeterson
No. The joints look like crap. I think I am...

No. The joints look like crap. I think I am going to have to bite the bullet and tear them apart. Anyone need some work?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-03-2008, 09:52 AM
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Views: 2,580
Posted By jpeterson
Wow.. you guys sound like my wife. Okay.. so...

Wow.. you guys sound like my wife. Okay.. so crown seems to be out. Part of the reason I wanted to do it is that the wall / ceiling joints in that room are pretty crappy. They are perfect...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 11-02-2008, 04:52 PM
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Views: 2,580
Posted By jpeterson
Finally... New Project Questions - Crown Moulding

Okay.. next project is being contemplated... Crown moulding. I have some weird ceiling angles to deal with. I have attached a couple of pictures for opinions. How would you all install crown...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-19-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By jpeterson
Thanks for the replies... new pictures and...

Thanks for the replies... new pictures and projects coming soon...

Jeff
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-06-2008, 01:53 PM
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Views: 1,725
Posted By jpeterson
Next project..... Crown moulding..... I have a...

Next project..... Crown moulding..... I have a bunch of strange ceiling angles, so, I definitely will be posting pictures for opinions and advice...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-05-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By jpeterson
Guys, Thanks for the replies. The carpet...

Guys,

Thanks for the replies. The carpet guys did a nice job of rolling the carpet into the tile, so, I think I'll concur and just leave it alone. That whole fireplace mantel and surround was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-04-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By jpeterson
Next Project... Opinions...

I have attached a couple of pictures of the fireplace in the family room. As you can see, the carpet is rolled up to the granite tile, with no trim between the tile and carpeted areas. Any opinions...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-02-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Thanks! I'm thinking about giving up my day job....

Thanks! I'm thinking about giving up my day job. ( Okay, not really )
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-31-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Finished

Looks like this job turned out pretty good. I have attached some pictures of the final results. I took the advice I receoved here, and, replaced the door casing trim as well to get rid of the gap...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-27-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Yeah... that trim is definitely getting a repair...

Yeah... that trim is definitely getting a repair as well. I "shimmed" it in another area with an original piece of the trim, cut to fit the space, then sealed and painted. It is almost impossible...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-25-2008, 07:51 PM
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Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Looks like they measured down from top 1/4 inch...

Looks like they measured down from top 1/4 inch and did a 33 degree backcut at that point Seems simple. We'll see how it turns out!

Thanks again.

Jeff
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-25-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Glenn, Thanks for the reply. I thought...

Glenn,

Thanks for the reply. I thought this looked pretty strange as well. I think I would like to cut my return as you described above. Can you give me a quick diagram or picture of what I am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-25-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By jpeterson
Quarter round placement / opinions and suggestions

I have attached two photos, same problem, different side of the hallway. Both of these baseboard trim pieces come up against carpet in our family room. The quarter round trim ends on one side of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-13-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jpeterson
Hey guys. Here is what I did... Since I am...

Hey guys. Here is what I did... Since I am going to put berber over this, I decided to lay down 1x8 bumped up against 1x2. This gave me a new effective tread of just over nine inches of width,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-10-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jpeterson
Glenn, Thanks for the reply! Glad I found...

Glenn,

Thanks for the reply! Glad I found this site. The stairs were originally indicated in the house plans, but they were never built ( long story ). I would like to have a wider tread as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-09-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jpeterson
See the attached picture if you are unclear on...

See the attached picture if you are unclear on how the current rise and tread are laid out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-09-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By jpeterson
Bonus Room Stair Conundrum... Help!

I am hoping someone can help me with this issue. We recently built a set of stairs from our laundry room to the unfinished "bonus" room over the garage. To make a long story short and get to the...
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