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  0 Thread: pocket door install in new wall?
Post: RE: pocket door install in new wall?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (04-28-2022, 08:23 PM) -- The Johnson kits are pretty stout. I doubt you'll notice a difference. Just make sure everything is dead plum and square. -- MstrCarpenter Wrote: (04-...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 11 513 04-29-2022, 10:25 AM
  0 Thread: pocket door install in new wall?
Post: RE: pocket door install in new wall?

If it's going into a 2x4 framed wall, do you end up with a flexy wall because now you've got to use 1x material to support the drywall?
atgcpaul Home Improvement 11 513 04-28-2022, 02:29 PM
  0 Thread: Cost to remove solar panels for a re-roof?
Post: RE: Cost to remove solar panels for a re-roof?

DaveParkis Wrote: (04-14-2022, 08:47 PM) -- Not to hijack this thread, but does taking the panels off leave the house with no power until they are reinstalled? -- Good question, but I don't think s...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 13 2,424 04-19-2022, 05:39 PM
  0 Thread: Table planks seperating
Post: RE: Table planks seperating

jteneyck Wrote: (03-17-2022, 11:41 AM) -- Might better wait until all the damage is over with before doing anything.  Your comment that the boards, as in several, are beginning to separate on one end...
atgcpaul Woodworking 9 642 03-17-2022, 07:40 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

srv52761 Wrote: (03-16-2022, 01:40 AM) -- Cover your floor completely with Foamular, no sleepers.  Lay the advantech or other sheet good flooring material directly on the Foamular, maybe gluing the t...
atgcpaul Woodworking 21 1,419 03-16-2022, 05:07 PM
  0 Thread: Building furniture to be upholstered
Post: RE: Building furniture to be upholstered

mr_skittle Wrote: (03-14-2022, 09:46 PM) -- Building the framework for upholstered furniture is a totally different deal than building the solid wood furniture I'm used to. I'm really surprised how b...
atgcpaul Woodworking 3 416 03-15-2022, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

srv52761 Wrote: (03-14-2022, 02:31 PM) -- - Previous shop was concrete floor, this one is osb (AdvanTech), what a difference when standing for a time.  I will not do concrete for a finished floor aga...
atgcpaul Woodworking 21 1,419 03-15-2022, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: CNC Projects
Post: RE: CNC Projects

Very nice, John. How big is that name plate you made?  Judging by the grain it's set into, it seems pretty small.  If so, the detail seems very nice.
atgcpaul Woodworking 5 362 03-12-2022, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: Bringing tools out of long term storage
Post: Bringing tools out of long term storage

This summer I move back to the US, and all my tools large and small will come out of storage.  It will be 4.5 years at that point. I did what I could to prep them for storage (sucked out all the vi...
atgcpaul Woodworking Power Tools 5 406 03-09-2022, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: Post for sun sail ?
Post: RE: Post for sun sail ?

You definitely want to use something very sturdy to support those sails.  The wind will easily make them flap and will definitely bend or easily break that Sch 40.  You'll notice when these are instal...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 2 241 03-07-2022, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: Sunroom addition ideas wanted
Post: RE: Sunroom addition ideas wanted

crokett™ Wrote: (02-02-2021, 01:42 PM) -- the window at that end of the house is a complication....I would not want to lose the walkout basement. -- We've modified the concept a bit.  The lower deck...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 12 1,779 03-07-2022, 01:31 PM
  0 Thread: table hardware
Post: RE: table hardware

I DIYed mine using C-channel from Home Depot. Separately off eBay I bought threaded inserts and flat head bolts. I drilled oversized holes in the C-channel for expansion/contraction and the bolt hea...
atgcpaul Woodworking 1 240 02-27-2022, 01:58 PM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

jteneyck Wrote: (02-23-2022, 10:11 PM) -- I first thought it was because the torsion box wasn't flat (it's not, but it's not that far off), but later realized that the MDF was humping up as I cut it....
atgcpaul Woodworking Power Tools 44 2,571 02-24-2022, 12:58 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

srv52761 Wrote: (02-19-2022, 12:03 PM) -- Probably you were wanting more specifics. -- I'm glad they asked practical questions like the ones you listed.  I can see how those would be common areas f...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 19 1,489 02-20-2022, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

srv52761 Wrote: (02-18-2022, 06:59 PM) -- Our community's test was 20 questions, open book, untimed. -- Thanks. Interesting.  Ours doesn't say it's open book (I'll be asking), and we get 2 hours...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 19 1,489 02-18-2022, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: Homeowner electrical test?

Anyone take a homeowner electrical test so they can do their own work on their house?  Normally I wouldn't care and just do it (like I've done), but I'll be doing some interior work that I should get ...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 19 1,489 02-18-2022, 05:01 PM
  0 Thread: Wishbone chair
Post: Wishbone chair

Anyone have a Wishbone chair and use it as a dining chair?  I see plenty of them pictured at dining tables, but the arms seem too high to be comfortable.  Maybe they're not supposed to be used as an a...
atgcpaul Woodworking 4 569 02-14-2022, 08:44 PM
  0 Thread: Downsides to storing lumber in garden shed?
Post: Downsides to storing lumber in garden shed?

Anyone storing their lumber in a shed away from their shop? When my two car garage isn't being used as a shop, it will have to allow parking for 1 car. So I don't really envision space for lumber ...
atgcpaul Woodworking 9 910 02-09-2022, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: What type of roof structure is this?
Post: RE: What type of roof structure is this?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-31-2022, 06:52 PM) -- Most trusses are manufactured locally. They're kind of cheap so long distance shipping inflates the price too much to be competitive. But when you are sh...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 10 979 01-31-2022, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: What type of roof structure is this?
Post: RE: What type of roof structure is this?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-31-2022, 09:13 AM) -- You have what is called a "Studio Vault Truss". -- Thank you!  I learned something new today. After I learned here that trusses could pivot to make ...
atgcpaul Home Improvement 10 979 01-31-2022, 12:19 PM

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