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  0 Thread: Gas Water Heater w/NO electronics?
Post: RE: Gas Water Heater w/NO electronics?

Agree with Firewood. Had one installed in my parents house before we sold it 6 years ago. I will be having same put in my house this year. In fact will be calling the installers this week.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 5 260 Yesterday, 10:47 PM
  0 Thread: Installing Outlet Cover Plate over Raised Border Tiles
Post: RE: Installing Outlet Cover Plate over Raised Bord...

Photo would work great here. Better answers than caulk.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 5 175 Yesterday, 10:44 PM
  0 Thread: problem with contractors
Post: RE: problem with contractors

Have been using a General contractor now for the past 3 years working on my house and loved the work they did and the quality of craftsmanship. Everything is warrantied. I am in NJ and the company nam...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 8 337 Yesterday, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: Installed a new front storm door.
Post: RE: Installed a new front storm door.

Use to have a Forever door on the front door and loved it. I like to open front door and back patio door to get cross ventallation in spring and fall. Last year I had a Provia door put on. A bit price...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 7 545 03-17-2022, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: 1/16 kerfs
Post: RE: 1/16 kerfs

What size are we talking about?? You can use a scrollsaw or a jigsaw. Then you will be able to make the curves.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Woodworking 9 991 03-17-2022, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: clear finish for interior doors?
Post: RE: clear finish for interior doors?

I have been changing all my trim and doors in the house to red oak. Some doors are flat panel and some are solid 6 panel. But finishing all with minwax wipe on poly. The easiest top coat on the planet...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 10 727 02-08-2022, 10:49 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Formbys Low Gloss wipe on Poly
Post: RE: WTB Formbys Low Gloss wipe on Poly

Weezy1905 Wrote: (01-07-2022, 03:51 PM) -- Is this what you are looking for? https://www.amazon.com/Water-Base-Wipe-On-Polyurethane-16fl-oz/dp/B003W06L0S/ref=asc_df_B001XQ20WG/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCod...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Finishing 2 413 01-07-2022, 11:49 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Formbys Low Gloss wipe on Poly
Post: WTB Formbys Low Gloss wipe on Poly

Not sure this is the place to put this and if not hope the admin. moves to correct forum.  I am looking to buy some old Formby's low gloss wipe on polyurethane. Not looking for the tung oil. 2 differ...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Finishing 2 413 01-05-2022, 01:15 AM
  0 Thread: Snowmen
Post: RE: Snowmen

Those look great. Make nice ornaments. Thanks for shoing.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Woodturning 7 1,009 01-03-2022, 10:21 PM
  0 Thread: Threading 2 inch PVC pipe
Post: RE: Threading 2 inch PVC pipe

Why not just glue a threaded connector on? Used in electrical field all the time. I am sure plumbers use them too for connecting to steel pipe stacks.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 8 808 01-02-2022, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: Help With a Jet 1220 Lathe
Post: RE: Help With a Jet 1220 Lathe

Put a gear puller around the live center and tighten enough so it stays close. Now hit the knock rod on the center point of the gear puller. May have to use tiewrap to hold jaws together or tie wire. ...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Woodturning 14 1,484 12-04-2021, 02:38 PM
  0 Thread: 3 way switch
Post: RE: 3 way switch

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (11-30-2021, 11:03 PM) -- You should not have a double pole in that switch circuit. There could have been a loose connection, one of the switches failed, or both. But if you repl...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 15 1,436 12-01-2021, 12:13 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

There are jobs that are just best left to the experts. Pay the money and get to live another day to do other things. You can not take it with you. Do not want to be the richest guy in the cemetary.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 41 7,310 11-26-2021, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for a Door Hinge.
Post: RE: Looking for a Door Hinge.

As I mentioned the easiest quickest and cost effective way is to cut the molding to a 45 degree or slightly more depending on the swing. Not sure why there is base molding at the bottom of the door ja...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 12 1,113 11-21-2021, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for a Door Hinge.
Post: RE: Looking for a Door Hinge.

Angle the molding. Cut it back.
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 12 1,113 11-17-2021, 11:47 PM
  0 Thread: plywood covered shop wall -which material best?
Post: RE: plywood covered shop wall -which material best...

To me 1/4" Pegboard is your best friend. There are hooks for anything and everything. You could also just screw a board anywhere and hang things from it and still have options of the holes. That is wh...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 14 1,510 10-01-2021, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: AC Covers
Post: RE: AC Covers

Halfathumb Wrote: (09-24-2021, 09:28 AM) -- LOML has 2 window AC units in her greenhouse. I've been looking at covers for the winter. Do I cover the inside or outsides or both?Any experience wou...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 5 974 09-24-2021, 03:30 PM
  0 Thread: what is it called.
Post: what is it called.

Just had a huge storm IDA come through NJ and fortunately I had minimal damage. The sum pump is working over time. But the sewers in the area filled and backed up into homes with basements like mine. ...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 5 1,175 09-02-2021, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Bees nest
Post: Bees nest

Noticed a small crack between the concrete steps and the base of the house on the back patio steps leading out the house. Saw bees flying in and out so I have been spraying them and killing them off. ...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 3 581 09-01-2021, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

I am going through this right now and working with a designer. Your layout works for you but would not be anything good for me. I too am an all wood guy. I hate painted any wood. Will not be in my hou...
JTTHECLOCKMAN Home Improvement 63 6,577 08-27-2021, 08:08 PM

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