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  0 Thread: Need “Smart House” advice
Post: RE: Need “Smart House” advice

Ended up going with the smart plugs to get started. Was really pretty easy to get it all connected  Figuring out the routines deal now. If this all works out I will probably add some of the switche...
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 4 1,904 01-08-2020, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Need “Smart House” advice
Post: Need “Smart House” advice

Ok I’m the first to admit that as far as computers and tech stuff I am a complete person. So here’s what I have and what I would like. I have a Ring security system I just installed myself. The outd...
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 4 1,904 01-06-2020, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Insulating two walls of a bedroom-- spray foam too expensive!
Post: RE: Insulating two walls of a bedroom-- spray foam...

I would take a hard look at Rock wool insulation It's very easy to use, bugs don't like it and it really helps with sound proofing Rusty
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 20 8,799 09-21-2018, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Easier or harder to lay small tiles vs large?
Post: RE: Easier or harder to lay small tiles vs large?

Listen to Joe above If there are any irregularities float the floor Then go very easy on the thin set as it is a nightmare to clean out in between the small tiles Rusty
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 10 15,118 10-03-2017, 07:36 AM
  0 Thread: Tricks of the trade for vanity replacement?
Post: RE: Tricks of the trade for vanity replacement?

Get it down to the base lines Put red lipstick on them Slide in place for a perfect center Drill thru from the back till the hole saw just marks the back Go to the front & drill thru Perfect fit ...
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 12 8,501 07-26-2017, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: Hitachi Stapler problem.
Post: RE: Hitachi Stapler problem.

Have the same gun with the same problem. Started doing it in cold weather then went to the same thing of just blowing air out the trigger. Tore it apart same as you Worked for maybe 1000 staples th...
Trusty Rusty Woodworking Power Tools 6 5,468 06-16-2017, 09:17 PM
  0 Thread: LED lights for cabinets (inside)
Post: RE: LED lights for cabinets (inside)

Check out Inspired Led Available on Amazon or they will direct ship. Not the cheapest but very high quality stuff and a great selection Rusty
Trusty Rusty Woodworking 10 4,759 02-18-2017, 03:47 PM
  0 Thread: A Flag Case for my Dad
Post: RE: A Flag Case for my Dad

Hey John Really nice story to go with a really nice case. Lost my dad last fall. His flag is still sitting on my dresser waiting for me to find the time to do it justice. I think this will motivate ...
Trusty Rusty Woodworking 26 11,583 12-17-2016, 06:22 PM
  0 Thread: What is your most prized project?
Post: RE: What is your most prized project?

Bad Whiskey for the win!!!! Nice Frank Rusty
Trusty Rusty Woodworking 34 19,399 10-18-2016, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Extras for spray finishing - What tape, paper, cleaning accessories?
Post: RE: Extras for spray finishing - What tape, paper,...

One of the best things to have are a few of the portable clamp lights. Set them up low so you get raking light across what you are spraying. There is nothing more important than seeing what your spray...
Trusty Rusty Finishing 12 6,351 09-06-2016, 09:29 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese Joinery
Post: RE: Japanese Joinery

PLook at  Advanced joinery with Dearl Peart and William Ng On utube They show the 3 way miter Rusty
Trusty Rusty Woodworking 16 7,691 09-02-2016, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: Finish for old teak glider
Post: RE: Finish for old teak glider

Cetol SRD is a very good product Rusty
Trusty Rusty Finishing 7 3,328 08-26-2016, 05:22 PM
  0 Thread: When to pressure wash your handtools
Post: RE: When to pressure wash your handtools

I have the same vise. It was my grandfathers. It is a beast. Used it in our heavy equipment shop for 20 years before I retired it to my little shop. It's never failed me and brings back memories of...
Trusty Rusty Woodworking Hand Tools 19 10,911 08-20-2016, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: BM Advance Paint is Amazing
Post: RE: BM Advance Paint is Amazing

Hate to say I told you so but.......... :D You just have to use this stuff to see how good it is. And you have not got to the best part yet, the stuff gets as hard as iron when it eventually fully ...
Trusty Rusty Finishing 6 4,251 07-23-2016, 06:19 PM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Maintenance
Post: RE: Dishwasher Maintenance

Put about 3 cups of white vinegar in and run a cycle. Rusty
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 18 10,927 07-19-2016, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: Finish nailer suggestions
Post: RE: Finish nailer suggestions

Hitachi or Senco Rusty
Trusty Rusty Woodworking Power Tools 14 7,412 07-19-2016, 09:23 PM
  0 Thread: Not a woodworking Tool
Post: Re: Not a woodworking Tool

Very useful in the old days for loosening the distributor bolt.[br]Rusty
Trusty Rusty Woodworking Hand Tools 18 10,249 07-17-2016, 10:17 PM
  0 Thread: Driveway Stains
Post: Re: Driveway Stains

Try laundry soap. Just wet it down and pour some tide on it and let it sit.[br]Next day scrub with a stiff broom or power wash. We used this in a shop where we worked on heavy equipment, worked great ...
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 7 4,348 07-08-2016, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: How to Attach Face Frames to Fireplace Builtins
Post: Re: How to Attach Face Frames to Fireplace Builtin...

Put the cabinets in nice and square then build the face frames in place.[br]Rusty
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 15 5,483 07-02-2016, 12:08 PM
  0 Thread: Frameless built-in
Post: Re: Frameless built-in

Or just go old school and build it in place.[br]Rusty
Trusty Rusty Home Improvement 4 3,222 06-15-2016, 09:38 AM

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