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  0 Thread: Installing Outlet Cover Plate over Raised Border Tiles
Post: RE: Installing Outlet Cover Plate over Raised Bord...

I believe there are neoprene gaskets you can buy for different wall plate types (switch vs. receptacle) ... would these be thick enough to take up the gap between the tile and the plate?
cams2705 Home Improvement 9 1,185 05-24-2022, 05:23 PM
  0 Thread: Wooden screw taps
Post: RE: Wooden screw taps

Not sure if the threads are the same, but McMaster-Carr sells a rather pricey tap in that size ... Link (https://www.mcmaster.com/taps/thread-size~1-1-8-5/) ... Never mind, it is for acme threads. ...
cams2705 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,148 01-19-2022, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: Insulating non-wrapped structure
Post: RE: Insulating non-wrapped structure

jppierson Wrote: (01-05-2022, 06:03 PM) -- Woodnetters, I have a 2-story barn/shed that is sheathed with T-11.  It is not insulated nor wrapped.  This is going to be my wood working shop and I intend...
cams2705 Home Improvement 13 977 01-05-2022, 06:35 PM
  0 Thread: Fractional digital caliper question
Post: RE: Fractional digital caliper question

Pirate Wrote: (12-16-2021, 10:45 PM) -- When I read my fractional, dial caliper, graduated in1/64 of an inch, it might read 1/64 and a little bit, like 2/3 the way to 2/64. I call it 1/64 and 2/3 Ho...
cams2705 Woodworking Hand Tools 14 1,763 12-20-2021, 04:32 PM
  0 Thread: Interior door finishing stands?
Post: RE: Interior door finishing stands?

The painters stood all the doors upright and nailed a furring strip across the top and bottom and positioned the doors in a zig-zag pattern for spraying.  This will probably take up the least amount o...
cams2705 Finishing 10 1,844 12-07-2021, 01:57 PM
  0 Thread: Cloud lift Greene and greene
Post: RE: Cloud lift Greene and greene

I would probably start with a hardboard template of the curve and use a marking knife to define the sharp edge/line that will remain the higher "cloud".  I would then use a fine stitch rasp and files ...
cams2705 Woodworking 7 1,043 10-17-2021, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: Icemaker Install
Post: RE: Icemaker Install

Can you go up through the wall just behind the fridge? I would use an icemaker outlet box like this. (lowes.com/pd/EASTMAN-Quarter-turn-ball-valve-CPVC-Ice-maker-Outlet-Box/1001088488)  do a search at...
cams2705 Home Improvement 11 1,659 10-07-2021, 01:43 PM
  0 Thread: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring
Post: RE: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring

EricU Wrote: (09-04-2021, 09:30 PM) -- Out of curiosity, which flooring supplier did you go with? -- Essis and Sons out of Mechanicsburg.  Our salesman was one of the sons, Joe. They have locati...
cams2705 Home Improvement 12 2,096 09-05-2021, 02:57 PM
  0 Thread: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring
Post: RE: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring

We used CoreTec Plus HD vinyl plank in our basement.  It has a cork backing that acts as both an underlayment/insulation layer and moisture barrier.  We purchased it through a local flooring supplier ...
cams2705 Home Improvement 12 2,096 09-04-2021, 04:51 PM
  0 Thread: Best place for 8/4 Sapele
Post: RE: Best place for 8/4 Sapele

CR Mutterspaw has it ... HERE (https://crlumber.com/shop/?swoof=1&product_cat=sapele&pa_thickness=8-4) is a link to their 8/4 lumber pack stock.
cams2705 Woodworking 7 1,211 08-09-2021, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Unicorn drill press?
Post: RE: Unicorn drill press?

KyleD Wrote: (07-19-2021, 08:08 AM) -- I was looking through a Northern tool catalogue and noticed a sub $600 Klutch (I think a Northern tool house brand) drill press with a 1.5 hp motor, 6" quill tr...
cams2705 Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,506 07-19-2021, 03:54 PM
  0 Thread: Garden hoses
Post: RE: Garden hoses

I don't think the brand matters as much as the care you give them.  I've had a pair of 100' hoses I bought from Lowes for a number of years without any kinks or issues.  The trick is to disconnect the...
cams2705 Home Improvement 22 3,521 06-20-2021, 12:24 PM
  0 Thread: Bath exhaust fan??
Post: RE: Bath exhaust fan??

I had my builder do this in our master shower.  The fan on one switch and the light on a separate with a dimmer.  My wife likes light ... I shower in the dark.  I don't like feeling like french fries ...
cams2705 Home Improvement 17 3,019 06-19-2021, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: Blade / Bit cleaning
Post: RE: Blade / Bit cleaning

I bought a gallon of Simple Green years ago with a cheap oil pan like you use.  I let blades and bits soak for about 10 minutes and then a little scrub with a brass brush.  When I'm done, I funnel the...
cams2705 Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,627 06-10-2021, 06:22 PM
  0 Thread: What machine/tool/process would anyone recommended to sand rebar into smooth bars?
Post: RE: What machine/tool/process would anyone recomme...

Your computer and the internet.  Not trying to be obtuse here, but I would go online to some place like McMaster (https://www.mcmaster.com/standard-steel-rods/easy-to-machine-1215-carbon-steel-rods-8/...
cams2705 Woodworking Power Tools 18 3,343 06-07-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling fan light dimmer?
Post: RE: Ceiling fan light dimmer?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (06-06-2021, 05:45 PM) -- If it's a new fan with a remote, it may not be dimmable from a wall switch. They use a 2 wire + gnd and there is no way to rig it for a 3rd wire dimmer. ...
cams2705 Home Improvement 7 1,064 06-06-2021, 09:32 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling fan light dimmer?
Post: RE: Ceiling fan light dimmer?

I have 5 of these installed in my house ... Fan Dimmer (https://www.lowes.com/pd/Lutron-Skylark-3-Speed-1-5-Amp-White-Slide-Fan-Control/1002753264) In fact, I have every single light including the ...
cams2705 Home Improvement 7 1,064 06-06-2021, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: canless lights and the electrical code
Post: RE: canless lights and the electrical code

EightFingers Wrote: (06-06-2021, 03:05 PM) -- These were Halo brand #HLB6099FS1EMWR. -- I was looking at these exact lights to use in my basement workshop.  I just installed the framing for the cei...
cams2705 Home Improvement 14 2,311 06-06-2021, 05:14 PM
  0 Thread: What to use under floor tile on 2nd floor
Post: RE: What to use under floor tile on 2nd floor

My home was built three years ago.  The builder used 3/4" tongue and groove OSB subfloor as a base and then concrete backer board over top of that.  They mud and taped all the joints and screw holes b...
cams2705 Home Improvement 2 476 05-15-2021, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: The new world order
Post: RE: The new world order

We've had 2 gutter contractors out to look at an issue where the flow coming from valleys at three different places are overshooting the gutter.  Neither wanted to even bid. We also just had a fenc...
cams2705 Home Improvement 6 1,214 04-30-2021, 09:54 PM

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