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  0 Thread: Handrail to basement
Post: RE: Handrail to basement

Probably.  But I sometimes have had issues with concrete crumbling both during installation and from vibration during use. Another option is to drill to fit and then use an expoxy made for anchorin...
srv52761 Home Improvement 11 441 08-02-2022, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: Heat and AC
Post: RE: Heat and AC

iublue Wrote: (07-26-2022, 06:48 AM) -- I live in north central Indiana.  I thought my location was in my profile but I see it isn't and I can not find a way to add it to my profile.  Sorry. The s...
srv52761 Woodworking 13 757 07-26-2022, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Heat and AC
Post: RE: Heat and AC

iublue Wrote: (07-21-2022, 12:31 PM) -- It is getting close to the slab being poured for my new shop so I need to get my ducks in a row for heat and AC. Because of the cost of wood, I went with a me...
srv52761 Woodworking 13 757 07-25-2022, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: lights installed in ceiling before or after drywall?
Post: RE: lights installed in ceiling before or after dr...

mound Wrote: (06-20-2022, 09:28 AM) -- … Or, since there are plenty of options for recessed LED that don't need actual cans and can just clip into the drywall with a little box that will fits behind...
srv52761 Home Improvement 17 825 06-29-2022, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: Laminating Plywood for Bench Top
Post: RE: Laminating Plywood for Bench Top

What you want sounds a lot like what veteran radial arm saw users want from their tables.  Google Mr. Sawdust table for several videos.  The key to the glue up is to have a dead flat surface to work o...
srv52761 Woodworking 14 931 06-18-2022, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Accidentally Cut Underground Wire
Post: RE: Accidentally Cut Underground Wire

lincmercguy Wrote: (05-27-2022, 10:33 PM) -- Yep, that UF splice is the way to go, and made for that application. The wire should be at least 18" deep, deeper in some areas (code dependent). -- Per ...
srv52761 Home Improvement 8 660 05-28-2022, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Trouble Shooting an Electrical Circuit
Post: RE: Trouble Shooting an Electrical Circuit

Sorry, hit post instead of. Preview. A lot of things to check.  But the rain thingy makes me think to check connections and weatherproofness of the exterior stuff first.
srv52761 Home Improvement 12 819 05-26-2022, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Trouble Shooting an Electrical Circuit
Post: RE: Trouble Shooting an Electrical Circuit

A lot of things to consider.  What is plugged in to the outlets? Are the switched outlets on? Metal or plastic boxes? Bad gfci? Bummer that it is sporadic.
srv52761 Home Improvement 12 819 05-26-2022, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: pool electrical questions
Post: RE: pool electrical questions

Can’t help you. But, when you said “bare copper… neutral” I kinda did a double take.
srv52761 Home Improvement 9 592 05-06-2022, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: Cracked and sinking concrete floor
Post: RE: Cracked and sinking concrete floor

That flowable grout is very strong and will certainly do the job. But, if all you need is something to take up space after lifting the slab, you can probably get by with a less expensive method.  Sa...
srv52761 Home Improvement 14 1,194 05-03-2022, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

R Clark Wrote: (05-02-2022, 11:38 AM) -- Sometimes you can find these for cheap at the Habitat Restore. -- Was just getting ready to type that when I saw this post.  I get almost all my general rep...
srv52761 Home Improvement 8 695 05-02-2022, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: hand-held shower heads
Post: RE: hand-held shower heads

Maybe something like this would work?
srv52761 Home Improvement 6 656 03-30-2022, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: questions on slab for shed
Post: RE: questions on slab for shed

tomsteve Wrote: (03-19-2022, 08:29 AM) -- .... concrete work isnt something ive done much of so could use some advise here. -- 12x16 is not a huge project, but anything concrete deserves having a ...
srv52761 Home Improvement 10 998 03-19-2022, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Punch Saw For Plaster Wall?
Post: RE: Punch Saw For Plaster Wall?

Bob10 Wrote: (03-16-2022, 01:00 AM) -- I would use something with a less aggressive blade so you don't loosen up or crack plaster you plan on keeping.  If you have a multitool or rotozip you might be...
srv52761 Home Improvement 7 770 03-16-2022, 05:32 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

atgcpaul Wrote: (03-15-2022, 12:39 PM) -- Did you put in a wood floor over concrete (sleepers and AdvanTech), or was this a purpose-built shop with real floor joists, etc?  If the latter, how far apa...
srv52761 Woodworking 21 1,787 03-16-2022, 01:40 AM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

- Previous shop was concrete floor, this one is osb (AdvanTech), what a difference when standing for a time.  I will not do concrete for a finished floor again.   - Insulated under my floor.   - New...
srv52761 Woodworking 21 1,787 03-14-2022, 02:31 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

atgcpaul Wrote: (02-20-2022, 09:11 AM) -- I'm glad they asked practical questions like the ones you listed.  I can see how those would be common areas for mistakes.  Thanks for sharing. Someone in...
srv52761 Home Improvement 19 1,799 02-20-2022, 12:14 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

Probably you were wanting more specifics.  It has been a couple of years, fall of 2019.  We were still under the 2014 NEC.  They supplied a copy of the NEC, but I had a digital copy on my iPad and the...
srv52761 Home Improvement 19 1,799 02-19-2022, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

Our community's test was 20 questions, open book, untimed. I missed one, but I disagree with their answer.  I didn't say anything because I knew the guy that graded it would also be the guy that woul...
srv52761 Home Improvement 19 1,799 02-18-2022, 06:59 PM
  0 Thread: Please help with beveled miter angles!
Post: RE: Please help with beveled miter angles!

Try this. If your crown is 45°/45° (equal extension on both ceiling and wall.. I know, you are not putting it on wall, but pretend) Set your blade bevel to  30° Set your miter gauge to 35.3° If your ...
srv52761 Woodworking 14 1,432 01-29-2022, 11:48 AM

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