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  0 Thread: Milescraft exaxtor vs Kreg Multi-mark
Post: RE: Milescraft exaxtor vs Kreg Multi-mark

Ordered the Kreg Multimark assuming the quality would be better than Milescraft version. The blade had so much slop in all three positions it was unusable. It had several degrees of movement in the sl...
joe1086 Woodworking 9 561 05-07-2021, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Shower valve
Post: RE: Shower valve

+1 on checking for service stops at hot and cold inputs. Assuming it has never worked, look for screw on top of each supply connection and loosen it.
joe1086 Home Improvement 5 248 05-04-2021, 07:19 AM
  0 Thread: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck
Post: RE: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck

I just Googled it.....wow.  Lots of horror stories out there and a class action suit settlement (too late to file now). Anyhow, if you haven't already, do a search and there are quite a few how-tos on...
joe1086 Home Improvement 5 201 04-29-2021, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Vinyl plank floor?
Post: RE: Vinyl plank floor?

+1 on a mud/mortar base under a shower floor. Will make it much more solid underfoot and most likely quieter.
joe1086 Home Improvement 10 419 04-29-2021, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: Dining Room Tabletop
Post: RE: Dining Room Tabletop

Lovely. Pics make the top look VERY flat. Nicely done.
joe1086 Woodworking 12 650 04-29-2021, 08:11 AM
  0 Thread: Wall Switch Question
Post: RE: Wall Switch Question

OP - need a bit more info on what you mean by "in line". How are you trying to use them?
joe1086 Woodworking 10 743 04-16-2021, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: How deep for 4x4 posts in concrete?
Post: RE: How deep for 4x4 posts in concrete?

One foot deep definitely is not enough....
joe1086 Home Improvement 9 470 04-16-2021, 07:04 AM
  0 Thread: Bi-Fold door too narrow for closet opening
Post: RE: Bi-Fold door too narrow for closet opening

Does the opening have moulding? If no, maybe add some or if yes get wider moulding. Center the doors and cover the gaps with the trim moulding.
joe1086 Home Improvement 9 294 04-14-2021, 06:30 PM
  0 Thread: Removing old, stuck deck screws
Post: RE: Removing old, stuck deck screws

Been there, done that. Carbide tipped oscillating blade. Get under the decking and cut the screw at the joist. Any screw stub can be whacked into the joist. These are the ones I use. Not cheap but yo...
joe1086 Home Improvement 9 583 04-08-2021, 01:20 PM
  0 Thread: Wood Flooring Repair Question
Post: RE: Wood Flooring Repair Question

That would be a nice gift. I wonder about the subfloor....by any chance is it visible from the floor below?  I had some oak flooring that looked similar to your pic. It was near a sliding glass door ...
joe1086 Home Improvement 9 448 04-05-2021, 01:42 PM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
Post: RE: help with deck/patio design

And bring your check book AND credit cards when you go to purchase the lumber. I was in HD yesterday and a PT 2x2x8 was almost $10 or $11 each..... :crazy:
joe1086 Home Improvement 23 877 04-02-2021, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
Post: RE: help with deck/patio design

Your current steps are too tall. Check your local codes but usually a rise of 7 3/4" or less.
joe1086 Home Improvement 23 877 04-02-2021, 09:07 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting wooden disks
Post: RE: Cutting wooden disks

Not sure how clean your disk edges need to be but here is one idea... Get 3" hole saw that has a mandrel that can be used without a drill bit. Cut a hole in scrap and use the scrap as a guide for the...
joe1086 Woodworking 19 986 04-02-2021, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Shower drain question - is it broken?
Post: RE: Shower drain question - is it broken?

You may want to post that photo and question to the folks at the JohnBridge tile forum. They are a go-to place for DIY questions regarding tiling/drains/etc. A lot of tiling pros there that gladly hel...
joe1086 Home Improvement 7 584 03-30-2021, 11:51 AM
  0 Thread: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground Contact) wood
Post: RE: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground ...

We installed about 10 below grade 6x6 deck posts nearly 3 foot deep about 32 years ago. Just pulled them up last fall and to my surprise they were in perfect condition. Even the edges were crisp and s...
joe1086 Home Improvement 10 955 03-25-2021, 10:28 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 did a fair amount of joist sistering on a bathroom remodel intending to glue/screw them. Take a flat edge to your damaged rafter to see how flat it it is. Most of my 30 year old joists were cupped a...
joe1086 Home Improvement 13 1,022 03-16-2021, 01:59 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchens
Post: RE: Kitchens

I don't mind putting wallpaper up.  Despise taking it off. How long you going to live there?  :smirk:
joe1086 Home Improvement 22 1,097 03-01-2021, 11:22 AM
  0 Thread: Painting Rooms
Post: RE: Painting Rooms

What my wife decided for several of our rooms to paint the ceiling with 1/2 the color formula that was on the walls. Never heard of that before but the paint store knew exactly what to do.
joe1086 Home Improvement 19 1,192 03-01-2021, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: First look - New Oliver portable planer
Post: RE: First look - New Oliver portable planer

Nice. Hmmm......I wonder what a used Delta 22-580 is worth these days?
joe1086 Woodworking Power Tools 8 910 02-26-2021, 11:22 AM
  0 Thread: Balanced vintage table cross legs
Post: RE: Balanced vintage table cross legs

They shouldn't be hard too hard to find. Amazon Link
joe1086 Woodworking 8 480 02-26-2021, 10:19 AM

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