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  0 Thread: School me on (near) trimless interior doors
Post: RE: School me on (near) trimless interior doors

I did this on a couple doors, it's all drywall work if you're comfortable with that. In my case I had preexisting door frame with casing which I removed down to studs. Then added drywall to the sides ...
PossumDog Home Improvement 6 269 05-17-2023, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: Tripped GFCI Outlet?
Post: RE: Tripped GFCI Outlet?

I would check the breaker is properly reset. And check if there are downstream outlets that need attention, like if the GFCI is first in a chain, the downstream outlets may be causing an issue. If yo...
PossumDog Home Improvement 10 961 04-13-2023, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Repair Advice (Problem Found)
Post: RE: Dishwasher Repair Advice

I had a frozen pump/motor in the dishwasher once. I read you could loosen it up with boiling water. I took all the racks out, got the dishwasher to start for a minute or two, then poured boiling water...
PossumDog Home Improvement 10 761 04-06-2023, 06:54 AM
  0 Thread: New/Old woodworking videos on YouTube
Post: RE: New/Old woodworking videos on YouTube

Just wanted to say thanks for posting all of these videos. I have watched all or almost all of the carving ones with David Reilly. Very well done.
PossumDog Woodworking 86 15,282 03-22-2023, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Cucumber magnolia tree wood
Post: RE: Cucumber magnolia tree wood

I have some southern magnolia wood I am waiting for a project for. I've read it bends well but I don't do much bending work. The wood database says southern magnolia, cucumber magnolia, and tulip p...
PossumDog Woodworking 6 554 03-05-2023, 11:38 PM
  0 Thread: My newest set of chisels
Post: RE: My newest set of chisels

I have the same chisels (and clamps) from many years ago, they only came up to 1" width. Next time I feel the need for a 1 1/2" chisel I may have to get the set. Mine have served well without problem,...
PossumDog Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,721 02-21-2023, 09:01 AM
  0 Thread: GFCI Receptacle Installation
Post: RE: GFCI Receptacle Installation

Seems each of your split outlets could be replaced with a GFCI using either the black or red for the hot. For the black or red wire you're not using you can remove pigtail if present, or wirenut ends ...
PossumDog Home Improvement 27 1,543 02-21-2023, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Reusing an Old Door
Post: RE: Reusing an Old Door

Nice read Good point about the door lasting for so long with that construction, who's to argue. Won't find construction like that today. I *hate* working on doors. Even one of the tasks you did ...
PossumDog Woodworking 9 901 02-04-2023, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: How do you store paints & finishes?
Post: RE: How do you store paints & finishes?

I have a small flammable cabinet that I keep what I consider the most dangerous things in. Like alcohol, acetone, mineral spirits. From a thrift store, don't remember price but maybe $50-60. It's in m...
PossumDog Finishing 4 449 12-21-2022, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Range Hood w/ in-line exhaust fan?
Post: RE: Range Hood w/ in-line exhaust fan?

Don't know if you're looking for DIY options but I got some parts from hvacquick. A fan, silencer, backdraft damper. Also one of the hood liners.
PossumDog Home Improvement 10 818 10-18-2022, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: We have Plan?
Post: RE: We have Plan?

I love seeing those Paul Sellers pictures. I assume he draws the pictures, and the handwriting. That's a skill by itself that you won't be seeing from the youtube generation.
PossumDog Woodworking Hand Tools 26 1,887 09-28-2022, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: May I cut away this barrier?
Post: RE: May I cut away this barrier?

Doesn't look structural to me either. I would remove all or part of it if it makes your task easier. Hard to think why it's there, if it's for insulation it's not doing much with a hole in it and a ...
PossumDog Home Improvement 7 803 09-26-2022, 07:49 PM
  0 Thread: Finish for figured maple...?
Post: RE: Finish for figured maple...?

Search for Jeff Jewitt's articles about finishing curly maple. The basics are to dye it, sand back so the dye is removed from the fields but still in the curly part. Repeat as needed. That way the cur...
PossumDog Finishing 6 952 08-09-2022, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: PVA primer advice
Post: RE: PVA primer advice

elinourrumming Wrote: (07-29-2022, 08:57 AM) -- Anyone have a favorite PVA primer? I have new drywall to prime...and I've read PVA is the way to go. (I'm far more used to painting pine than new drywa...
PossumDog Home Improvement 11 954 07-29-2022, 04:18 PM
  0 Thread: Stump grinding professional versus DIY
Post: RE: Stump grinding professional versus DIY

I kept encountering stumps from before I moved into the house. After excavating around them and using recip. saw on a few I called a stump grinder. There are guys online just saying 'send me a pic wit...
PossumDog Home Improvement 8 1,033 04-27-2022, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

iclark Wrote: (04-21-2022, 03:25 AM) -- The Tools for Working Wood handles look like they might work like the handles on some of my lathes: pull the handle out and it rotates to where it is out of th...
PossumDog Woodworking Hand Tools 43 5,072 04-21-2022, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

I recently built a moxon vise in the last year or so. I went with the hardware kit from tools for working wood. A good price and a couple other nice features, like the screws don't stick out the front...
PossumDog Woodworking Hand Tools 43 5,072 04-18-2022, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: Icemaker Install
Post: RE: Icemaker Install

I also went up the wall into a recessed box. In my case was PEX line attached to sharkbite brand box w fitting. Once you cut the large hole into the wall for the box you'll have to figure out how to a...
PossumDog Home Improvement 11 2,020 10-07-2021, 08:00 PM
  0 Thread: Dovetail angle
Post: RE: Dovetail angle

I'm just a beginner. I got the markers from Lee Valley for 1:6 and 1:8. So far only using 1:6 as I'm using pine.Wanted to add I've been watching Rob Cosman videos on youtube and one with 2020 in the t...
PossumDog Woodworking Hand Tools 44 6,358 09-24-2021, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: Electric bill driving me crazy
Post: Re: Electric bill driving me crazy

I have had two free energy 'audits' in the last few months since moving into a new house.[br][br]One was from the power company and another was from a local guy listed on the website that does...
PossumDog Home Improvement 15 9,145 10-15-2015, 09:46 PM

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