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  0 Thread: Sistering joists
Post: RE: Sistering joists

(08-08-2021, 09:38 PM)MT Woodworker Wrote: A Lally  column works great for support and if any jacking is needed for floor leveling, support. A lally column and a cross brace under the joist for the...
messmaker Home Improvement 18 1,345 08-17-2021, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

I might look for forgiveness later than permission now.
messmaker Home Improvement 19 1,850 06-25-2021, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: John Deere LT160 loses power going up hill
Post: RE: John Deere LT160 loses power going up hill

(05-07-2021, 07:21 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Hi, I was cutting the grass yesterday and the JD had trouble going up a slight hill in our front yard.  (in fact I needed to use the push mower to finish th...
messmaker Home Improvement 8 860 05-07-2021, 09:07 AM
  0 Thread: PVC pipe crack
Post: RE: PVC pipe crack

(05-02-2021, 07:05 PM)goaliedad Wrote: I think I would be tempted to try a cap on the cracked end. If the tee is cracked, flood it with primer then glue?  Worst thing that can happen is you wasted 1...
messmaker Home Improvement 10 1,207 05-03-2021, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: PVC pipe crack
Post: RE: PVC pipe crack

You might be able to cut the cracked pipe to about 3/4 of and inch and put a new cap on it. The crack would be held in check by being on the inside of the new cap. It would only take 10 min and about ...
messmaker Home Improvement 10 1,207 05-02-2021, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: Engineer Square needed
Post: RE: Engineer Square needed

Get a 6 inch Swanson Combo square at Lowe's. I have a couple hundred $ worth of squares and I find myself using this the most.
messmaker Woodworking Power Tools 30 12,613 04-28-2021, 07:17 PM
  0 Thread: Drill press
Post: RE: Drill press

Most of the drill presses I see look like they were made at the same plant. I have one and it works but it is not high quality. The only one I see that looks impressive is the Powermatic and it is abo...
messmaker Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,768 04-19-2021, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

(04-02-2021, 08:58 AM)WoodworkerTom Wrote: An extension ladder with a ladder jack and plank long enough to sit on the ridge.  Then you can use an 8 ft step ladder on the plank with step ladder leane...
messmaker Home Improvement 25 2,416 04-04-2021, 05:56 PM
  0 Thread: replace cracked conduit?
Post: RE: replace cracked conduit?

Can you just mount an electrical box over the damaged connector and seal it to the house. i would make sure it had an inspection plate so you could get to it if you ever need to.
messmaker Home Improvement 11 1,022 03-29-2021, 07:37 AM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

(03-23-2021, 05:38 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: Yes. Cut 3/8 off the bottoms and touch up the paint on the fresh cut. You can try this first. You can always remove and cut the whole thing down if needed.
messmaker Home Improvement 32 2,681 03-29-2021, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: Help to determine fair selling price
Post: RE: Help to determine fair selling price

(02-08-2021, 07:26 AM)fall Wrote: $900.00 to a $1000.00 for all if working. I would say that is about all. The jointer is the prize.
messmaker Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,240 02-11-2021, 10:33 AM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant
Post: RE: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant

(02-11-2021, 08:45 AM)charliez Wrote: Stories like this is why I decided to go with Powermatic instead of Grizzly.  Yes, all mfg's can have their issues.  In this case above, I certainly would have ...
messmaker Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,434 02-11-2021, 10:30 AM
  0 Thread: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs
Post: RE: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs

(10-15-2020, 05:39 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: This little bugger is the bomb Read the reviews It should be for $300.
messmaker Home Improvement 25 3,486 10-16-2020, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: Land line cordless phone?
Post: RE: Land line cordless phone?

(09-03-2020, 03:51 PM)Willyou Wrote: We have the same or similar phone system that we have used for over 10 years and it is still going strong. It is now connected using voip and our service provide...
messmaker Home Improvement 8 1,254 09-03-2020, 05:37 PM
  0 Thread: track lighting
Post: RE: track lighting

(08-27-2020, 02:17 PM)JTTHECLOCKMAN Wrote: https://www.1stoplighting.com/lighting/3...er%20Items Thanks
messmaker Home Improvement 2 864 08-27-2020, 03:50 PM
  0 Thread: track lighting
Post: track lighting

Redoing my den and found some track lights that look like microphones. I want them but I have a suspended ceiling. I am fine with the wiring, but how do I mount them to the ceiling grid?
messmaker Home Improvement 2 864 08-27-2020, 01:17 PM
  0 Thread: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring
Post: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring

I am getting ready to install some in my basement. It will go on a dry concrete floor. Hard to get a straight answer on the web.
messmaker Home Improvement 12 1,371 08-19-2020, 08:13 PM
  0 Thread: Adding support to a deck
Post: RE: Adding support to a deck

(07-19-2020, 05:52 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: The buyer should fire their agent. The agent is covering the costs so he/she doesn't get sued. Can't stand dealing with lousy agents. Part time agents, rela...
messmaker Home Improvement 12 2,798 07-19-2020, 07:28 PM
  Video Thread: Luxery vinyl reccomendation
Post: RE: Luxery vinyl reccomendation

Anyone used the Stuff from Sam's Club. I think it is Select Surfaces. It is on sale this month.
messmaker Home Improvement 16 3,732 07-13-2020, 05:30 PM
  0 Thread: Electrical Question
Post: RE: Electrical Question

(07-08-2020, 10:21 AM)TDKPE Wrote: I didn't see it mentioned, so in case you're not aware, be sure to wire the socket shell to the neutral, and the little spring tab in the center to the hot.  Check...
messmaker Home Improvement 16 3,052 07-12-2020, 07:09 AM

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