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  0 Thread: drip, drip, drip...
Post: RE: drip, drip, drip...

Thanks all - checked for splash back, didn't find any. Splashed water all over the shower - no leak. Only when someone is *in* the shower. So I think those that said the pan is flexing are right. H...
pconroy Home Improvement 10 808 06-04-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: drip, drip, drip...
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On my head in the living room. Right above is the Master Shower enclosure. 2nd story. Simple affair - square pan 36", glass enclosure. Re-caulked everything. I mean everything. Pulled apart glass en...
pconroy Home Improvement 10 808 06-02-2021, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: Coax cable tv pixelation
Post: RE: Coax cable tv pixelation

(12-28-2020, 08:26 PM)whatline Wrote: Does cable go bad or is r4 now inadequate for more than just cable tv... thanks I'm not familiar with R4.  The two types of coax I've seen are RG59 and RG6.  I...
pconroy Home Improvement 7 1,076 01-19-2021, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: RE: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

Thanks again all for the suggestions. Yes we have those guides on the floor, yes I've cleaned up the track. And thanks for the recommendation on Johnson. Those are the ones I found online too - expens...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 1,426 01-19-2021, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: RE: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

(01-10-2021, 10:00 AM)WxMan Wrote: Bypass doors with hollow core panels? Style and weight of the suspended pieces makes all the diff... Yes! Those!!! Frickin' a - every kid's bedroom closet is me...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 1,426 01-10-2021, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

Gentle-people I'm at wits end with these builder grade closet doors.  They're simple top rail only sliders. It seems like I'm putting them back in their tracks 3 or 4 times a year! Does anyone know ...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 1,426 01-09-2021, 11:21 PM
  0 Thread: Can't log in
Post: RE: Can't log in

Confirmed - using Fred's suggestion: 1) Logout, close Chrome 2) Open Chrome, try to log in - HTTP 500 Should be something in the logs
pconroy Software Update Complete 22 13,974 10-29-2016, 11:06 PM
  0 Thread: What happened to JR1?
Post: RE: What happened to JR1?

(09-16-2016, 11:49 AM)jteneyck Wrote: I've been wondering the same thing.  I miss his sometimes really out-there responses.  I loved his one about using a GC (gas chromatograph) for some issue a pos...
pconroy Finishing 5 3,995 09-20-2016, 05:44 PM
  0 Thread: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...
Post: RE: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I suggested Kleen Strip to them and will check in on their progress. I'm not sure it's a highly valuable piece. Although the DTs on the drawers look handcut, the dr...
pconroy Finishing 7 7,862 09-20-2016, 05:43 PM
  0 Thread: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...
Post: RE: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...

Thanks gents! The top and the chair well are pretty dinged up. I'll need to sand them down for her. But, yeah, the plan would be to not strip the entire thing if I can help it.
pconroy Finishing 7 7,862 09-12-2016, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...
Post: Removing shellac?? a lot of shellac...

My neighbor came over to ask about a roll-top desk she just received from her mother's estate. While probably nothing especially expensive, it's nicely done, with all exposed pieces being QSWO.  It's ...
pconroy Finishing 7 7,862 09-11-2016, 11:03 PM
  0 Thread: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?
Post: Re: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?

theeviltwinn said:One thing. The tank doesn't come with a regulator. Adding one costs as much as the tank.Twinn I went ahead and grabbed one. Already had a spare regulator. Someone's post about draini...
pconroy Home Improvement 9 5,055 01-04-2016, 06:06 PM
  0 Thread: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?
Post: Re: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?

Thanks Fred. Me and my 20% HF coupon might just hook up in a couple of hours.
pconroy Home Improvement 9 5,055 12-31-2015, 02:58 PM
  0 Thread: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?
Post: Small Aux Air Tank? Worth it?

I've got a little bit of baseboard to replace. My compressor is nicely stuffed in a corner of the shop and I'd rather not move all the "stuff" to get it out.New nail guns are not an option.Small inex...
pconroy Home Improvement 9 5,055 12-31-2015, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: Computer desk ideas
Post: Re: Computer desk ideas

Halfathumb said:I was a tunnel rat in Nam back in 1967 and I don't enjoy it now like I did then. No more adrenaline rush! You have my gratitude and respect.I've read stories about their work.
pconroy Woodworking 45 18,718 09-22-2015, 06:43 PM
  0 Thread: Computer desk ideas
Post: Re: Computer desk ideas

JR1 said:Allow for a supplemental monitor at eye level and with 4K resolution.Allow for a drawing par i.e. Wacom.Allow for a good color printer/scanner/fax/ unit—not wireless.Allow for good speakers a...
pconroy Woodworking 45 18,718 09-21-2015, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: Computer desk ideas
Post: Re: Computer desk ideas

dunnodunnodunno I just want something interesting and challenging.
pconroy Woodworking 45 18,718 09-13-2015, 11:32 PM
  0 Thread: Computer desk ideas
Post: Re: Computer desk ideas

Thank you! I was just venturing up and out of the basement to ask the very same thing. I'm going to make a desk for myself as my next project too.I was thinking something more curvy, kidney bean sha...
pconroy Woodworking 45 18,718 09-11-2015, 07:34 PM
  0 Thread: Harbor Freight Non-Gem
Post: Re: Harbor Freight Non-Gem

The foam brushes that I think are decent come from Jen Manufacturing. Just ordered 48 2" for $17 off eBay.
pconroy Woodworking 10 7,677 08-03-2015, 09:56 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen upper cabinet door taller than nornal.,
Post: Re: Kitchen upper cabinet door taller than nornal....

I'd be concerned that it's so uncommon that a potential buyer might think "Oh those poor souls! Every cabinet door is messed up!" Come up with a way to make it obvious, like scallop the back side of...
pconroy Woodworking 4 3,276 08-03-2015, 09:54 PM

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