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    What did you do today?

    How are you all faring with the storm?
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    fastening a strip if 1/8th" thick sheet metal to a concrete floor

    When I think of trolley tracks, I see them as higher than ground level. So putting metal down would not make sense to me. I think that even an eighth inch would add to an uneven floor.
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    What did you do today?

    I think I fertilized/weed-n-feed about 3-4 times in the 30+ years I was there. So no worries on that part. Sure, my lawn was never going to make the cover on Better Homes magazine, but who cares.
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    What did you do today?

    When we first moved into our house in NJ, there was a small overgrown slope just about 25 feet from our back door. I went ou there one day and started to clear that area. There was a small tree, maybe about ten feet long growing sideways because of all the vines holding it down. I lopped it off...
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    Eddie-T hit the nail right on the head (😁). That's what I was thinking but I'm pretty sure that I don't have enough room between the rails for those. I don't have the center rail that you see in Zanne's post but those little corner pieces might be helpful...depending on how thick they are. So I...
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    Sort of like the thumbtacks, I have seen them with a plastic -maybe nylon- heads. Just can't find them.
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    So rub some Sugar Smacks on the runners? :eyeballs: :dance chik:
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    I don't have pariffin handy, but I do have bar soap, so that's first try
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    I tried candle wax the other day and it helped a little. I think bee's wax is a traditional trick. I'd like to add nylon or some other plastic but I don't think I have clearance for the thickness.
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    Furniture drawers need help sliding

    We have an old dresser that was built with wooden tracks for the drawers to move on. Needless to say that by now they are worn down and not very slippery. I remember hearing that wax was the preferred method of lubing the tracks ( I'm using the term 'tracks' loosely. It's basically wood sliding...
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    What did you do today?

    Eddie-T: if you didn't cross the river to get to your uncle's cabin, it was def on the PA side. The river is the state boundary there for a good distance.
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    What did you do today?

    Bethlehem is a cool town. Musikfest is an annual town-wide event in early august. Music, food and beer everywhere. We have friends there and we go for the weekend. the drive is going to be a few hours longer this year.
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    What did you do today?

    Thanks. Probably a whole new set of questions coming up o_O
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    What did you do today?

    Well it's not exactly today that I did this, but I am now a resident of Pennsylvania. I drove out to Pittsburgh on Sunday, started at my new (transferred) job on Monday, and am just catching up to reality today.
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    How to refill water filter automatically?

    Sounds pretty good. Welcome to the forum.
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