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  0 Thread: What screws to use for kitchen cabinets
Post: RE: What screws to use for kitchen cabinets

Another GRK fan here! Have probably a dozen plastic containers in different sizes and configurations.
AUswimKC Home Improvement 12 995 04-03-2021, 08:08 AM
  0 Thread: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain
Post: RE: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain

I can try to take some pictures. Right now it’s yellow
AUswimKC Home Improvement 5 600 03-30-2021, 12:58 PM
  0 Thread: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain
Post: RE: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain

Run of the mill PT. Half was a new extension and half was the original ten year old deck.finished it off in May then I waited through a summer to let it dry then washed and stripped and stained in Oct...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 5 600 03-30-2021, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain
Post: RE: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain

I’ve been very very happy. I used semi solid Oxford. Been down three years now. Only one area that was in front of the grill and in the most sunny area is a little faded. Half of my deck gets beat wit...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 5 600 03-29-2021, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

I want to add that it is not too complicated to take down one cabinet and rehang higher. In fact, I believe that you can even leave the original ikea french clear in place and put in a new one higher....
AUswimKC Home Improvement 32 2,174 03-22-2021, 01:35 PM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

I think you need to raise the cabinet up at least 4”. This makes it look like an intended offset. Note that without a straight on picture of the fridge, I believe you’re violating the airspace requi...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 32 2,174 03-22-2021, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut Legs
Post: RE: Walnut Legs

I vote for tapering and then using 1/8” shop made veneer if you don’t like any of the sides. Bevel or rounding of corners will hide the seem
AUswimKC Woodworking 7 707 03-21-2021, 06:53 AM
  0 Thread: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!
Post: RE: Hung Kitchen Cabinets too Low!

Let’s see an overall picture of the kitchen
AUswimKC Home Improvement 32 2,174 03-20-2021, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: Garage floor epoxy paint
Post: RE: Garage floor epoxy paint

I’ve done it a half dozen times. It’s easy. But the key is prep prep prep. I am a bit anal about it. But never had a failure. Floors I did almost 20 years ago still going strong. Always multiplied t...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 8 719 03-20-2021, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: WTB - Lie Nielsen No. 7 or 8
Post: RE: WTB - Lie Nielsen No. 7 or 8

I’m guessing you’re set on LN. If not, I have a LV bevel up jointer I might be convinced to part with
AUswimKC Tool Swap N' Sell 3 620 03-05-2021, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Need lawn mover recommendations
Post: RE: Need lawn mover recommendations

Cant go wrong with a Honda. The one with the thumb levers for wheel drive is prone to breakage. The one with the bar across the length of the handle is bomb proof
AUswimKC Home Improvement 32 5,994 03-04-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Narrow-Blade Head for Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide System
Post: RE: Veritas Narrow-Blade Head for Veritas Mk.II Ho...

Veritas eclipse?! Please tell me more!!
AUswimKC Woodworking Hand Tools 14 1,994 03-03-2021, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Need a source for stainless steel plate
Post: RE: Need a source for stainless steel plate

Online metals .com
AUswimKC Woodworking 21 1,985 02-28-2021, 07:24 AM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen A2 steel ??
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen A2 steel ??

My experience with Shapton stones is that they produce cloudy scratch patterns. Granted I’m usually paying attention to the bevel, which is much smaller than the back
AUswimKC Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,280 01-01-2021, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?
Post: RE: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?

https://www.cutleryandmore.com/henckels-zwilling-pro
AUswimKC Woodworking Hand Tools 34 4,423 11-25-2020, 06:23 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?
Post: RE: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?

The 7” Henkels pro chef knife that goes on sale every Black Friday is a Dream! Smooth transition from handle to knife will suit many grips. Beware that spending $50 on a deep discounted pro knife ...
AUswimKC Woodworking Hand Tools 34 4,423 11-25-2020, 06:20 AM
  0 Thread: My Dishwasher Is Leaking
Post: RE: My Dishwasher Is Leaking

Mine was leaking out the switch during the drain cycle. There’s a rubber gasket around a thru stud. Pull the bottom plate and run it. Watch tv close by paying attention to the cycles. Every time it ...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 15 3,677 12-07-2019, 07:30 PM
  0 Thread: Building a trophy case and need lights
Post: RE: Building a trophy case and need lights

https://m2.ikea.com/us/en/p/ledberg-led-...-40430828/ These have an integrated switch
AUswimKC Woodworking 4 1,706 09-13-2019, 03:16 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy garage floor coating - DIY job?
Post: RE: Epoxy garage floor coating - DIY job?

Floor epoxy is easy for the handy DIYer. I’ve done it four times on various properties. The key is prep. I’ve never had a problem with muratic acid but all four were completely empty. You need to ...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 7 2,651 06-11-2019, 08:06 AM
  0 Thread: Subfloor not flat
Post: RE: Subfloor not flat

You gotta get in the crawl space and see what’s up. Then there are several options. If there are major problems then now is the time to fix it. Maybe the joists are too long and sagging. Easy to a...
AUswimKC Home Improvement 12 4,330 05-30-2019, 04:44 PM

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