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  0 Thread: Outdoor Furniture
Post: Outdoor Furniture

I am reupholstering exterior furniture. Under the existing fabric is plywood. Because of the age and delamination I cannot tell what plywood was previously used. Any suggestions as to what type of ply...
Gibbcutter Woodworking 1 456 01-18-2023, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: Toilet Seat Recommendation
Post: Toilet Seat Recommendation

Looking for a toilet seat that stays secure. Been through a couple that the bolts loosen.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 8 1,561 09-01-2022, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Staining a new deck
Post: RE: Staining a new deck

Not a fan of Thompson’s Water Seal. I’d wait a year and then use the oil stain.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 6 1,303 07-22-2022, 02:48 PM
  0 Thread: Mold Removal
Post: Mold Removal

Has anyone used the Biocide mold removal kit? The procedure fogs up rooms with a chemical designed to kill mold spores. Any feedback would be appreciated.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 2 1,027 07-21-2022, 03:15 PM
  0 Thread: Preparation for Laying Sod
Post: RE: Preparation for Laying Sod

1& 2, yes. Do not roll. Water daily until roots take hold.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 5 1,575 06-04-2022, 03:48 AM
  0 Thread: Painting Bathroom
Post: Painting Bathroom

I will be painting a large master bathroom. Is there a special paint for bathrooms?
Gibbcutter Finishing 2 1,782 02-21-2022, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Food Safe Stain?
Post: Food Safe Stain?

I made a charcuterie board out of hickory. I plan on using Tried & True Danish Oil ad the top coat. Is there a food safe stain or dye I could use prior to the Danish oil to add color?
Gibbcutter Finishing 2 974 01-04-2022, 07:05 AM
  0 Thread: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?
Post: RE: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?

Too many potential problems with pipe under walkway. Because you have the option to rehang the gutter, I feel that is the best alternative.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 11 3,647 06-01-2021, 04:37 AM
  0 Thread: replacing Toilet wax ring
Post: RE: replacing Toilet wax ring

In some cases Sami-seal will fail. The rubber deteriorates. The traditional wax seal will last the life of the toilet. Of course, proper installation is critical.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 3 1,002 06-01-2021, 04:06 AM
  0 Thread: Ceiling Fan Direction
Post: Ceiling Fan Direction

I was told 30 years ago to have the fan pull the air up in the summer. The reasoning was that pulled up the hot air. I always did that and it made a difference. Now I read the air should blow down.  ...
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 17 5,935 06-01-2021, 03:41 AM
  0 Thread: asphalt milling maintenance
Post: RE: asphalt milling maintenance

On another note, according to a Penn State professor of civil engineering who had been a consultant to the Pennsylvania Transportation Department, sealing asphalt is a waste of time and money. “The on...
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 13 4,701 05-15-2021, 05:30 AM
  0 Thread: Dryer Vent Direction
Post: Dryer Vent Direction

Is there any building code regarding which direction the crimped end should be facing?  I have a long run and the installer said it does not matter.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 7 3,767 05-11-2021, 11:18 AM
  0 Thread: 1/2 power out
Post: RE: 1/2 power out

Someone told me I lost a leg.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 8 3,959 06-04-2020, 06:27 AM
  0 Thread: 1/2 power out
Post: RE: 1/2 power out

Thanks for the feedback. Just got up and the power is back to 100%.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 8 3,959 06-04-2020, 05:35 AM
  0 Thread: 1/2 power out
Post: 1/2 power out

Just had an electrical storm blow through. Lost power in 3 breakers. Any idea what’s going on?
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 8 3,959 06-03-2020, 08:38 PM
  0 Thread: Shower door bracket.
Post: Shower door bracket.

The bracket on a frameless shower door does not hold. I’m afraid if I tighten the screws too much the glass will crack or the head of the screw will strip. Suggestions will be appreciated.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 0 892 04-21-2020, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: Toilet Fill Valve
Post: Toilet Fill Valve

Builder out in a cheap toilet and flushing capacity results in a need to flush twice. If I replaced the fill valve, would that help?
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 1 1,306 12-03-2019, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: A fun little project
Post: RE: A fun little project

I like it, and not just the beautiful woodworking!
Gibbcutter Woodworking 11 4,625 11-27-2019, 05:46 AM
  0 Thread: Block Plane?
Post: Block Plane?

Looking to get a block plane. Suggestions would be appreciated. If I have only 1, should it be a low angle? Thanks .
Gibbcutter Woodworking Hand Tools 45 22,253 08-22-2019, 07:52 AM
  0 Thread: Repair vs Replace AC
Post: RE: Repair vs Replace AC

I have a summer home 1/2 mile from the ocean. The average life span for the outside unit is 10 years.
Gibbcutter Home Improvement 22 9,024 08-19-2019, 04:39 AM

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