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  0 Thread: Jewlery Boxes
Post: RE: Jewlery Boxes

Well done - thanks for posting! :)
giradman Woodworking 10 3,752 12-25-2018, 12:15 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommendations?
Post: RE: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommen...

(11-02-2018, 05:08 AM)frule Wrote: The cost shipped to you for a 22KW Generac with transfer switch is under $5,000 from many online sellers. Of course, an installer gets them for less. The rest ...
giradman Home Improvement 9 3,910 11-02-2018, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommendations?
Post: RE: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommen...

(11-01-2018, 10:06 AM)CLETUS Wrote: I'd guess there are a lot of people asking for quotes in your area... I'd get more quotes / hold off a bit.  My dad had a 17kw installed for $6,500. My MIL p...
giradman Home Improvement 9 3,910 11-01-2018, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommendations?
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(10-31-2018, 07:51 PM)WxMan Wrote: We live in a rural area.  Without backup power, we lose water immediately, and the house will gradually lose heat.  I'll respond on two separate points. First:  I...
giradman Home Improvement 9 3,910 11-01-2018, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommendations?
Post: Natural gas vented fireplace insert - recommendati...

Hi All - in the North Carolina Piedmont, we have power outages several times a year typically for hours or a day or two - recently we had a 2-day outage and I obtained an estimate for a 'house generat...
giradman Home Improvement 9 3,910 10-31-2018, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems, drawbacks?
Post: RE: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems,...

(10-15-2018, 07:14 AM)Admiral Wrote: To address the original question, my experience with propane refrigerators has been whilst fishing in northern Quebec on the Gouin reservoir.  The only energy so...
giradman Home Improvement 6 3,157 10-15-2018, 10:36 AM
  0 Thread: Ventless Dryer
Post: RE: Ventless Dryer

Thanks for your responses - have an old Kenmore washer & dryer which are still going strong but would like more efficient units w/ much better water conservation.  Dave :)
giradman Home Improvement 7 3,119 10-15-2018, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: Ventless Dryer
Post: RE: Ventless Dryer

(10-14-2018, 05:46 PM)GeorgeV Wrote: We recently had to replace our washer and dryer and settled on LDG from Big Orange. Our back porch is screened in and the dryer vent is on the porch. Needless t...
giradman Home Improvement 7 3,119 10-14-2018, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems, drawbacks?
Post: RE: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems,...

(10-14-2018, 04:37 PM)TDKPE Wrote: What they said.  A small portable, like a 2kW Honda inverter generator or one of the less expensive suitcase units, would be all you need to run a fridge/freezer a...
giradman Home Improvement 6 3,157 10-14-2018, 06:26 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems, drawbacks?
Post: Natural gas refrigerator - comments, problems, dra...

Hi All - we just came through a 2-day power outage in Piedmont, North Carolina from tropical storm Michael - had plenty of lights, batteries, chargers, battery-radio to keep our iPads working - loss t...
giradman Home Improvement 6 3,157 10-14-2018, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Upholster's stapler
Post: RE: Upholster's stapler

About a half dozen years ago, I had several projects that required 'wider' staples (attaching plastic to frames and one other) - had an old Stanley electric stapler that just did not seat the fastener...
giradman Woodworking 15 6,218 10-02-2018, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Reclaimed Pallet Wood Nightstand Build
Post: RE: Reclaimed Pallet Wood Nightstand Build

(09-09-2018, 09:36 AM)Redman Wrote: Nice use of the wood. What finish do you plan on using? 1+  Enjoyed - thanks for sharing!  Dave :)
giradman Woodworking 12 3,992 09-10-2018, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut nightstand
Post: RE: Walnut nightstand

(08-29-2018, 09:43 PM)Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: Very nice work.....very nice wood.  Hard to beat Walnut now-a-days. Well done - love the use of walnut - great design & finish - congrats!  :)
giradman Woodworking 14 5,632 09-03-2018, 10:21 AM
  0 Thread: My First Humidor
Post: RE: My First Humidor

Very nice box - well done & congrats!  Dave :)
giradman Woodworking 38 12,044 08-10-2018, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Battery-powered string trimmer...you have one?
Post: RE: Battery-powered string trimmer...you have one?

(08-04-2018, 04:04 PM)page2171 Wrote: I got this 56V EGo trimmer from Home Depot a few months ago. No complaints yet. https://www.homedepot.com/p/EGO-POWER-15.../300993976 (08-04-2018, 05:03 PM)B...
giradman Home Improvement 22 6,423 08-04-2018, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: Vinyl Windows Peeling
Post: RE: Vinyl Windows Peeling

(08-04-2018, 07:03 AM)Gibbcutter Wrote: Vinyl is peeling off of windows. Any suggestions on how to repair?  Some parts it cracked and sections broke off. Well, some pics would help?  How old is the...
giradman Home Improvement 15 7,129 08-04-2018, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: Mini belt sander
Post: RE: Mini belt sander

(07-30-2018, 09:46 PM)WoodworkerTom Wrote: Here is a picture.  Spaces are about 5/8 inch.  It cleans up nice and I think is worth saving.  Joints are still solid and true. Thanks of the pic - nice ...
giradman Woodworking Power Tools 23 9,438 07-31-2018, 11:06 AM
  0 Thread: Mini belt sander
Post: RE: Mini belt sander

(07-30-2018, 01:46 PM)WoodworkerTom Wrote: The previous owners of the house I live in left a teak garden bench.  The finish on it is a mix of bare wood, some kind of film finish and bird poop. The ...
giradman Woodworking Power Tools 23 9,438 07-30-2018, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Is there a Walnut blight or something?
Post: RE: Is there a Walnut blight or something?

(07-29-2018, 09:42 AM)Herb G Wrote: Lately I have noticed the price of Black Walnut has gone thru the fricking roof. Just 2 years ago, I was paying $3 a board foot for it, now my guy wants $...
giradman Woodworking 9 3,853 07-29-2018, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: RE: Dishwasher Update

(07-25-2018, 01:04 AM)Herb G Wrote: After bruising the bone in my thigh & hurting my foot & shoulder from crawling in under the sink, I'd tend to agree with you. :uhoh: LOL!  :laugh:  Sorr...
giradman Home Improvement 13 6,289 07-28-2018, 11:42 AM

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