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    Recycling Wood From Furniture

    As a Well Known Member, the time is long overdue that I should have an avatar of my own for my profile and posts. I was planning to show more of the wood that I am recycling from that couch that I took apart, but somehow did not get it into the picutre, instead, getting the aluminum ladder that...
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    Recycling Wood From Furniture

    bud16415 wrote: I’m a pack rat and I find it hard to throw out useful pieces of wood also. . . Some have been there a long time, as soon as I toss them for sure the next week I will need something like that. If I had a dollar for every time I've done that . . . The Story Of My Life.
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    Recycling Wood From Furniture

    Thanks for the replies, everybody, which stated some of the problems I had thought of. I am for the present stacking the wood in a corner, and I don't think all of it would in any way be practical to smooth out, because of some of the problems already referred to. What I think I will discard...
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    Recycling Wood From Furniture

    I had an old couch that, over the years completely wore out, and I got rid of the cushions, springs, and cloth coverings. I have been wondering if the wood frame of the couch could be used for some shelving I want to do in my shack. The wood seems in places to be rough and splintery, and...
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    Ceiling Fan Wiring

    Thanks for the replies. I know what the situation is with the box in the ceiling, because when my old ceiling fan wore out, I was very surrprised to find that there was no box at all containing the wiring, and that the 3 wire cable was just pulled through a hole in the ceiling. I told a...
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    Ceiling Fan Wiring

    I would like to put a wall switch on my living room ceiling fan, but so far, after taking the covers off of all the junction boxes for the living room/bathroom wall plugs and overhead lights, I cannot find the cable that goes to the ceiling fan. Is it possible that the wire to the ceiling fan...
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    Stove Dial Switches Not Aligned With Marker

    Glad to say that the problem is solved, at no expense and without having to take apart any switches or other parts of the stove. And, it happened by accident. I had taken both of the wrongly aligned dials off of the stove to show to the man at the appliance store, who said if i got the model...
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    Stove Dial Switches Not Aligned With Marker

    Thanks for th epost, Snoonyb. I had thoughtg of such a thing, but did not see a nut to loosen. I will look again, more closely. I also went to the appliance department of a local store, and they said they sold dials for different makes of stoves. There have been some changes on Flickr, and...
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    Stove Dial Switches Not Aligned With Marker

    Many thanks for the quick reply, jeffmattero76. I'll check out both my local appliance store, and the link you posted above. This situation has bothered me to the point that I keep the stove turned off at the breaker box, except when I use the stove for cooking. I do this as a safety...
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    Stove Dial Switches Not Aligned With Marker

    Well, the photo didn't show up. Here is the URL of the photo on my Flickr account: https://www.flickr.com/photos/45251571@N00/32530423598/in/dateposted/ Well, as long as I was logged into my Flickr account the photo did show up when clicking on that link. Since I last easily posted photos...
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    Stove Dial Switches Not Aligned With Marker

    I hope that the photo shows up on this post, because it shows the problem better than a written description could do. Two of my stove dials,when turned off, and locked into the "off" position, the word, "off" on the dials, do not align with the vertical marker above the dial. One dial, when...
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    Bathroom Scales

    I bought a roll of Peel and Stick, from Shur Tech Brands, LLC, and put it on the scales, and the surface looked like new. Glad I didn't buy a whole new set of scales when the problem was so easily and inexpensively solved. Peel and Stick is not as thick as the original surface that was on the...
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    Sliding Screen Doors

    Thanks for the post, nealtw. That is exactly what I had also been thinking about and intend to do.
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    Sliding Screen Doors

    I found the business card the man at Wal Mart gave me, and it is a different URL from the one I posted in my last post, but it is similar in that it asks people to send photos of what they need. The URL of this company is: http://www.swisco.com In my case, I can send them photos of the top...
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    Fiberglass Shower Shelf Problem

    Thanks for the replies everybody. I had a real high priced specialist in bathrooms to put in a new toilet bowl, a new sink cabinet, and also brace a sagging floor board. I asked him if any water could have gotten into the floorboards? or are there any floorboards under the shower/tub combo...
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