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  0 Thread: electrical sub-panel question
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(Yesterday, 10:21 AM)MT Woodworker Wrote: I did 100 amp in my shop As my electrician said, much more capacity than you will probably ever use Agreed.. I went way overboard on the panel I have now....
mound Home Improvement 10 252 Yesterday, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: electrical sub-panel question
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(Yesterday, 10:00 AM)TDKPE Wrote: There is no rule as to how much ampacity you can put in subpanels.  If you put a shop in your basement and ran some new circuits to power it, or ran a feeder to a s...
mound Home Improvement 10 252 Yesterday, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: electrical sub-panel question
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(Yesterday, 09:45 AM)MT Woodworker Wrote: Are you going to get a  permit the new panel? I will ask if it's required.. When I did so on my existing property (same town as new property) they told me ...
mound Home Improvement 10 252 Yesterday, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: electrical sub-panel question
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Looks like a move to a new house may be in our near future.  In my current home I ran a 100amp sub-panel to my garage off the main 200 amp panel do power the garage wood shop. The potential new hous...
mound Home Improvement 10 252 Yesterday, 08:09 AM
  0 Thread: If you like the Ishitani videos on YouTube...
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(04-03-2021, 08:01 PM)Derek Cohen Wrote: Thanks Mike. He is enjoyable to watch - very clean work (thanks to video!) and I tend to think of such furniture making as wood machining. Ishitani, unlike L...
mound Woodworking 10 746 04-06-2021, 08:03 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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Simplified the 6' ends
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-03-2021, 11:46 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: You will have to do that over a column or a beam. That works out well to use 8 and/or 16 footers. I'll plan everything based on the material I can get.
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-03-2021, 07:41 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Also, can you even get 24 ft lumber right now? I don't think so. I'd have to join two 12' somehow
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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But isn't an under-structure like that needed to support the "picture frame" decking? (at least along the length, I agree the 6' ends could be simplified.. also still TBD if attached ledger or free st...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 07:39 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-03-2021, 07:09 AM)wing nut Wrote: why are you making a mountain out of a mole hill, just put the carriar beam with 4 supports and joist 16" oc from the leger board and be done with it, put a fac...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-02-2021, 09:12 PM)MstrCarpenter Wrote: Just as a starting place, add 2 risers and one tread. Should be somewhere close to 25". An average pace is 30", and obviously somewhat shorter if walking u...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-03-2021, 07:07 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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Updated drawing.. 4 beams perpendicular to house, free standing, and 3 equal height risers A question I have to ask my town is, would adding hand-rails to the steps be "required" and if so, would it ...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-02-2021, 06:10 PM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
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I hate ladders and being up high.. I'd pay somebody lol
mound Home Improvement 25 1,060 04-02-2021, 05:45 PM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
Post: RE: help with deck/patio design

(04-02-2021, 04:27 PM)atgcpaul Wrote: Your 3rd riser could be your band joist. (Not to scale) I like it!
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-02-2021, 05:07 PM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-02-2021, 09:07 AM)joe1086 Wrote: Your current steps are too tall. Check your local codes but usually a rise of 7 3/4" or less. Interesting. Most every house in the neighborhood is the same.  F...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-02-2021, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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(04-02-2021, 09:11 AM)joe1086 Wrote: And bring your check book AND credit cards when you go to purchase the lumber. I was in HD yesterday and a PT 2x2x8 was almost $10 or $11 each..... :craz...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-02-2021, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
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Thanks to both of you. 3 risers not 2? So this is going to replace a smaller (and crumbling) cinderblock/concrete step (see drawing below) which is 18" high but only has one step.  Can't I more or ...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-02-2021, 08:04 AM
  0 Thread: help with deck/patio design
Post: help with deck/patio design

So I plan to make a deck off the front of my house. Technically it will be a "patio" as it's just under 18" off the ground and won't have railings or built-in seating. Total size is 24'x6' I started...
mound Home Improvement 23 709 04-01-2021, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain
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(03-29-2021, 08:25 PM)AUswimKC Wrote: 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 lit...
mound Home Improvement 5 339 03-30-2021, 07:24 AM
  0 Thread: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain
Post: Experiences with Armstrong Clark Stain

Anybody here have experience with this product for a middle-age pressure treated deck? https://www.armstrongclarkstain.com/arms...n-5-gallon
mound Home Improvement 5 339 03-29-2021, 01:17 PM

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