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  0 Thread: More problems posting pics
Post: RE: More problems posting pics

Seeing if it works now.
chrisntam Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 3 1,538 01-08-2024, 10:23 PM
  0 Thread: Trouble posting pictures still
Post: Trouble posting pictures still

Can't post pics...  This is what I get.  Suggestions? 403 ERROR The request could not be satisfied. [hr] Request blocked. We can't connect to the server for this app or website at this time. T...
chrisntam Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 1 792 12-01-2023, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: How would you repair this chair?
Post: RE: How would you repair this chair?

Thanks for the advice, it is appreciated. Reportedly, the chair was purchased in the mid 1960s and made by Heywood Wakefield.
chrisntam Woodworking 4 902 12-04-2022, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: How would you repair this chair?
Post: How would you repair this chair?

This is a kitchen table chair of my moms, she's had the set for years & years.   I need to reglue it, it appears to be slightly "dado'd" based on the edge on picture. It also appears to have bee...
chrisntam Woodworking 4 902 12-04-2022, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: How to winterize water lines in a vacant rental property?
Post: RE: How to winterize water lines in a vacant renta...

Thank you for replying and giving tips on what to do.  It is greatly appreciated.  I think I can take it from here, now that I know where and how to introduce air into the system.  I called the small ...
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 3,502 09-22-2021, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: How to winterize water lines in a vacant rental property?
Post: RE: How to winterize water lines in a vacant renta...

toolmiser Wrote: (09-21-2021, 07:59 PM) -- I used to help a plumber 40 years ago do that for a number of buildings the company owned.  He would shut off the water, blow out the lines with compressed ...
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 3,502 09-21-2021, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: How to winterize water lines in a vacant rental property?
Post: How to winterize water lines in a vacant rental pr...

My mom has a small rental home in norther Missouri, prolly 900 sf, pier & beam home, one story.  No one will be living in it over the winter and there is no one in the area able to "check" on the hous...
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 3,502 09-21-2021, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?
Post: RE: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?

Once you load your cabinets up you won’t see them.  You’ll soon forget they’re even there. That’s my experience.
chrisntam Home Improvement 14 4,369 08-15-2021, 07:31 AM
  0 Thread: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right track? Updated
Post: RE: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right ...

I repaired it this morning, 2x6 on each side, construction adhesive and structural screws.  The sag is gone.   Thank you for the advice. chris.
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 9,718 04-04-2021, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: Shower drain question - is it broken?
Post: RE: Shower drain question - is it broken?

I sealed it with G E Silicone.  Now onto the next problem!   Thanks!
chrisntam Home Improvement 9 3,811 04-01-2021, 07:39 AM
  0 Thread: Shower drain question - is it broken?
Post: Shower drain question - is it broken?

While cleaning the hair clog from our shower drain, I discovered the "down pipe" separated from the perimeter of the drain.  I don't recall it looking like this the last time the shower grate was remo...
chrisntam Home Improvement 9 3,811 03-24-2021, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: replace cracked conduit?
Post: RE: replace cracked conduit?

For your viewing pleasure (pic from above).
chrisntam Home Improvement 11 3,018 03-22-2021, 03:30 PM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

I want to add that it is not too complicated to take down one cabinet and rehang higher. ... unless there is something above the upper cabinet. 
chrisntam Home Improvement 32 7,637 03-22-2021, 01:47 PM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

Make another (flatter) refrigerator door bracket.  Why does it need such a high offset?
chrisntam Home Improvement 32 7,637 03-22-2021, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

Get a shorter fridge.  Move the too tall one to the utility room, fill it with drinks.  Every home needs two refrigerators. :yes:
chrisntam Home Improvement 32 7,637 03-20-2021, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

AUswimKC Wrote: (03-20-2021, 11:54 AM) -- Let’s see an overall picture of the kitchen -- +1 I can't make out what your picture is...
chrisntam Home Improvement 32 7,637 03-20-2021, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right track? Updated
Post: RE: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right ...

Wood glue or construction adhesive?  And thank you for all the advice, it is appreciated! FTR, it's on a short hip, I don't think there will be much jacking force needed to bring it back in line...
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 9,718 03-16-2021, 10:51 AM
  0 Thread: picking carpet color for domestic tranquilty
Post: RE: picking carpet color for domestic tranquilty

When you're looking at carpet... Her: Do you like this? You:  What do you think? Her: I kind of like it. You: I like it too. ------ or ------ You: Do you like this one? Her: I d...
chrisntam Home Improvement 10 3,178 03-16-2021, 08:03 AM
  0 Thread: picking carpet color for domestic tranquilty
Post: RE: picking carpet color for domestic tranquilty

Just let her pick it. It’s not worth the struggle.
chrisntam Home Improvement 10 3,178 03-15-2021, 09:52 PM
  0 Thread: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right track? Updated
Post: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right trac...

A fallen tree branch struck the roof last year, breaking a rafter at my mom's house.  2 x 6 rafters, roof is about a 5/12  or 6/12 pitch, comp roof now, it had wood shingle roof on it in the past, so ...
chrisntam Home Improvement 13 9,718 03-15-2021, 10:02 AM

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