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  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

museumguy Wrote: (04-04-2024, 07:28 AM) -- First, I don't cut firewood, I don't cut timber, all I do is basically cleanup any debris on my property. I've always used a gas powered chainsaw. For the l...
vernonator Home Improvement 37 4,742 04-04-2024, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Whole house generator follow-up (fuel use)
Post: RE: Whole house generator follow-up (fuel use)

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-18-2024, 01:33 PM) -- Used tanks from individuals, farm sales and such can be bought in this area for about a $1 a gallon capacity. -- The advantage to a leased tank is the propan...
vernonator Home Improvement 41 4,463 01-19-2024, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen
Post: RE: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen

Woodenfish Wrote: (12-21-2023, 02:10 AM) -- My concern with under mount sinks is the exposed stone countertop that could be susceptible to chipping from washing large heavy items. I went with a top m...
vernonator Home Improvement 50 5,597 12-21-2023, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen
Post: RE: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen

ajkoontz Wrote: (12-12-2023, 03:43 PM) -- I have actually replaced sinks w/out replacing the countertops. I also have rentals so I have a lot of sinks, which kind of makes me an outlier. I'll give yo...
vernonator Home Improvement 50 5,597 12-13-2023, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen
Post: RE: Under mount or top mount sink for kitchen

100% Undermount, we moved from out rental (top mount SS) to our perm home a few months ago (undermount) Night and Day better. As for replacement - who here has ever replaced a sink and not the tops?
vernonator Home Improvement 50 5,597 12-12-2023, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: two parts epoxy table top resins
Post: RE: two parts epoxy table top resins

I had a similar issue on a bar top I did - never QUITE set up. Was not tacky but if you left a glass on it, it would leave a dent and "stick" when picked up. The dent would eventually settle out (day ...
vernonator Finishing 3 776 11-15-2023, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: Fireblock foam worth the $$$?
Post: RE: Fireblock foam worth the $$$?

Do you need so much that the price difference is impactful? Shouldn't you be "better safe than sorry" for a Ten spot more for the right product?
vernonator Home Improvement 9 1,906 11-02-2023, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: My Yard is Depressing -- Literally
Post: RE: My Yard is Depressing -- Literally

Admiral Wrote: (10-05-2023, 10:12 AM) -- When I worked on my FIL's vegetable farm in the late 70s, we had extensive problems with groundhogs, who would tunnel into the middle of the bean patch (rows ...
vernonator Home Improvement 12 2,563 10-06-2023, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: My Yard is Depressing -- Literally
Post: RE: My Yard is Depressing -- Literally

David Stone Wrote: (10-03-2023, 09:30 PM) -- Yeah.  How do I do that? -- Obstruct the tunnel and see if it is "repaired" that will tell you if its active or not. If active, get a mole trap, sticks ...
vernonator Home Improvement 12 2,563 10-04-2023, 11:29 AM
  0 Thread: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?
Post: RE: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?

Our last yard was terraseeded - think hydroseed only they used actual compost rather than the green goo. I was about 4" of compost mixed with the seed, and they blew that on. That lawn was golf course...
vernonator Home Improvement 9 1,307 09-26-2023, 09:26 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Cabinet Build - Pricing
Post: RE: Kitchen Cabinet Build - Pricing

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (08-03-2023, 07:06 AM) -- If you want to save even more time , forget building toekicks altogether and use these: https://www.hafele.com.au/en/product/base-cabinet-levelers...
vernonator Home Improvement 27 4,456 08-03-2023, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: How to keep the underside of your mower deck slick as sn-t
Post: RE: How to keep the underside of your mower deck s...

jteneyck Wrote: (08-02-2023, 06:53 PM) -- Same here.  My new to me 25 year old Scag walk behind stays pretty clean under the deck and the paint is still almost 100 %.  I pressure washed it a few week...
vernonator Home Improvement 14 3,427 08-03-2023, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: what is this trim style called?
Post: RE: what is this trim style called?

The middle example is what we had in our last house - there is no sill. It just picture frames the window all the way around. Its a "craftsman style" but not really....
vernonator Home Improvement 5 945 06-02-2023, 08:43 AM
  0 Thread: spray foam insulation - dangers and downfalls
Post: RE: spray foam insulation - dangers and downfalls

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (05-23-2023, 08:52 PM) -- If it leaks , then the insulation couldn’t have possibly “sealed” the panel, right ? There’s nothing inherently wrong with the product. The issues...
vernonator Home Improvement 30 11,987 05-26-2023, 08:19 AM
  0 Thread: spray foam insulation - dangers and downfalls
Post: RE: spray foam insulation - dangers and downfalls

We are building a new home right now and our Contractor will NOT use sprayfoam as the primary insulation. Before getting into custom homes they did alot of remodel work. They said in they saw more mol...
vernonator Home Improvement 30 11,987 05-23-2023, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: I want a new drill press table
Post: RE: I want a new drill press table

I have the Woodpecker version linked above, highly recommended
vernonator Woodworking Power Tools 21 5,181 03-28-2023, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Covering water stains
Post: RE: Covering water stains

A pic would be helpful. If its simple staining on drywall I have been very successful using a dilute mixture of bleach (10%) and water. Just give it a mist and let is sit and the water stain will vani...
vernonator Home Improvement 5 1,237 03-02-2023, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Tub or no tub, that is the question?
Post: RE: Tub or no tub, that is the question?

We are currently building a house and our Master Bath will NOT have a tub. We put a big jetted tub in our last house and used it maybe a dozen times in 16yrs. Too big, too hard to clean, emptied the w...
vernonator Home Improvement 27 4,423 02-15-2023, 10:37 AM
  0 Thread: Range Hood w/ in-line exhaust fan?
Post: RE: Range Hood w/ in-line exhaust fan?

Our last house we installed a 60" Thermador hood that had the fan mounted outside on the side of the house. Even with it there it was still loud due to (as others have stated) the air movement, not th...
vernonator Home Improvement 10 2,144 10-26-2022, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: What's the finish on oak church pews?
Post: RE: What's the finish on oak church pews?

I am willing to bet there is no "standard", how do you know they have not been refinished in the last 50yrs? Just do the tests to see what the finish is and move on. Some hard durable film finish is i...
vernonator Finishing 2 910 10-26-2022, 02:52 PM

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