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  0 Thread: Interior passage/Bedroom Doors
Post: Interior passage/Bedroom Doors

We downsized 2 years ago & I finally got to putting oak thresholds in the bedroom doorways. Since nature always sides with the hidden flaw, I didn't allow for the height of the thresholds &, of course...
George Denecke Home Improvement 10 386 05-25-2023, 01:58 PM
  0 Thread: Duct Cleaning - Scam??
Post: Duct Cleaning - Scam??

Is there any real need to have your forced hot air furnace ducts cleaned?? Last year we downsized into a 50 year old home with better creature comforts for our old age. Good records were kept & I dis...
George Denecke Home Improvement 19 1,829 11-02-2022, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

These are the mats I bought (2 sets). They link easily and make a notable difference.
George Denecke Home Improvement 18 2,342 03-19-2022, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

Petertaylor Wrote: (03-12-2022, 11:12 AM) -- My shop has a concrete floor, and I have no complaints.  But does anyone think standing on a rubber mat is beneficial? -- My feet tire out from walking ...
George Denecke Home Improvement 18 2,342 03-17-2022, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Delta DP 17-900
Post: Delta DP 17-900

I get lots of use out of this DP but I don't ask too much of it. My problem is with the clamp that locks the table to the floor post. I made an auxiliary table top out of MDF with a fence. Often, as I...
George Denecke Woodworking Power Tools 7 996 03-17-2022, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Programmable Thermostat
Post: Programmable Thermostat

My new house has a Honeywell programmable thermostat that annoys me. I cycles on & off with only a small change in temp, both on heat & AC, & stays on for only a few minutes. It seems to me that if it...
George Denecke Home Improvement 5 830 10-29-2021, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Icemaker Install
Post: RE: Icemaker Install

Roly Wrote: (10-07-2021, 01:42 PM) -- +1 exactly what i would use,  go slow with the drill and some water.    Home Depot ,Lowes, and Menards all have them by the tile tools.     Roly -- Thanx to al...
George Denecke Home Improvement 11 2,022 10-29-2021, 09:24 AM
  0 Thread: Icemaker Install
Post: Icemaker Install

New house has nice ceramic tile floors but no hole for the Icemaker line.  I need to drill a hole in the floor for the water line and when I pulled out the fridge I discovered that the tiles extended...
George Denecke Home Improvement 11 2,022 10-07-2021, 12:58 PM
  0 Thread: Chair Doctor Glie
Post: Chair Doctor Glie

Has anyone ever used "Chair Doctor Glue" from Lee Valley??  A friend needs several rungs & spindles reglued on a Windsor Chair. Are there other similar products out there?? THX.....................
George Denecke Woodworking 5 1,714 08-08-2020, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: Outstanding Customer Service
Post: Outstanding Customer Service

A big thanx to Lee Valley. I ordered a pair of toybox lid stays for a repair. They were out of stock, and after inquiry, were not expected before mid July. Apparently because of my inquiry, the search...
George Denecke Woodworking 6 3,446 05-16-2020, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: My new deck is out of square
Post: RE: My new deck is out of square

I thought it was against the building code to be perfectly square.
George Denecke Home Improvement 16 23,643 09-06-2016, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: Audio set up with Streaming device
Post: RE: Audio set up with Streaming device

For Father's Day I requested this and this
George Denecke Home Improvement 5 4,499 07-19-2016, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Toy chest hinge grief
Post: Re: Toy chest hinge grief

I've made toy chests for all my grandchildren and many others using the Rockler finger savers. When visiting them, I find the question is moot. All the boxes soon overflow and the top stays permanentl...
George Denecke Woodworking 4 5,015 03-17-2016, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Who's Using Windows 10?
Post: Re: Who's Using Windows 10?

I got W10 last summer when it was 1st available on my 6 year old laptop. The desktop is the same as W7 so I didn't notice any major differences. I'm not using their new browser, Edge, mainly because t...
George Denecke Home Improvement 12 7,745 12-12-2015, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: propane range
Post: Re: propane range

We are also on propane and have no noticeable differences on our appliances. The conversion is usually done by the dealer when purchased or can be easily done afterwards. The issue is that propane has...
George Denecke Home Improvement 5 4,052 12-02-2015, 09:05 AM
  0 Thread: Stinky, Smelly Red Oak
Post: Stinky, Smelly Red Oak

So, I'm working intermittently on this project to replace my bathroom cabinet door & drawerfronts. My red oak stock has been in my basement "studio" for less than a year. As I grab a piece and st...
George Denecke Woodworking 11 6,900 09-02-2015, 04:39 PM
  0 Thread: Patio table
Post: Re: Patio table

I've had a glass topped table for 16 years. It's in the sun & rain all summer long. For the off season I have been putting it on my screened in porch just to keep it out of most of the bad news of...
George Denecke Home Improvement 7 3,907 08-13-2015, 08:04 AM

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