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  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (11-22-2022, 05:46 PM) -- I believe that's a trouble code. Might do some googling. I had what I thought was a bad detector. 3 hard wired detectors. One kept going off. I swapped t...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 16 522 11-22-2022, 07:15 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: (11-22-2022, 03:38 PM) -- Detectors are good for 7/10 years or thereabouts.  When 1 goes bad, replace them all if you’re near the 7/10 year mark.  You can usually identi...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 16 522 11-22-2022, 05:16 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (11-22-2022, 08:18 AM) -- Have you changed your HVAC filters lately ?  If your air is dusty , that can set off detectors.   Though I can’t see that problem occurring at nite ...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 16 522 11-22-2022, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: Smoke Detector Issue

All,  Our downstairs smoke detector is going off in the middle of the night for a reason I cannot discern.  It started happening around the first of October or so.  It goes off in the middle of ...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 16 522 11-22-2022, 07:25 AM
  0 Thread: Concrete Countertop Overhang
Post: RE: Concrete Countertop Overhang

Wipedout Wrote: (04-20-2021, 11:41 AM) -- Normally that kind of overhang wouldn't be an issue but you have 50% of the countertop hanging over and you're only method of attachment is construction adhe...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 5 1,272 04-20-2021, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Concrete Countertop Overhang
Post: Concrete Countertop Overhang

Hi everyone, I've been working on an outdoor kitchen, and it is about done.  All that is left is to set the concrete countertops this coming weekend.  The countertops are currently curing.  Toda...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 5 1,272 04-19-2021, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: expectation of 5/4 lumber
Post: RE: expectation of 5/4 lumber

EdL Wrote: (12-13-2019, 11:53 PM) -- For the most part when you buy lumber that is planed, thats it, planed. Not jointed and planed. They start with a cupped board, you get a planed cupped board. ...
matthewstimp Woodworking 11 4,828 12-18-2019, 11:10 AM
  0 Thread: Lifting table saw?
Post: RE: Lifting table saw?

Martin S. Wrote: (10-23-2019, 11:41 PM) -- OK, I have a tablesaw that had a roller base that came with it.  The wheels have disintegrated (not happy about that) and I need to move the saw. I bough...
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 14 5,641 10-24-2019, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: cutting complex angles
Post: RE: cutting complex angles

Edwin Hackleman Wrote: (10-21-2019, 07:39 PM) -- Bill, that does not work either. I tried renaming using three different file extensions and then no extension at all. WoodNet rejects them all. The ho...
matthewstimp Woodworking 9 4,621 10-23-2019, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Loose Electrical Box
Post: RE: Loose Electrical Box

toolmiser Wrote: (07-31-2019, 08:37 PM) -- I may get flamed, but what about spray foam in a can.  Just make sure you have enough wire in the box.  Tape/mask off the brick. -- I saw this suggestion,...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 9 3,791 08-01-2019, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: Loose Electrical Box
Post: Loose Electrical Box

I am about to replace a carriage light on the exterior of our brick home.  The box is loose enough that it can be pulled out.  I did some looking on the web, and it seems one solution is to mortar it ...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 9 3,791 07-31-2019, 02:02 PM
  0 Thread: We had Home Depot install our kitchen countertops
Post: RE: We had Home Depot install our kitchen countert...

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (05-08-2019, 01:15 PM) -- I had the same conversation with the guy who called to setup the installation. He knew they had quotes us directly also. He said the quotes were about th...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 18 6,514 05-08-2019, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Mower for small yard
Post: RE: Mower for small yard

brianwelch Wrote: (04-25-2019, 09:00 AM) -- Daughter and SIL just purchased a house in the Bay area (Calif). ~6,000 sf property. Looking for a recommendation for a mower for a housewarming gift. Was ...
matthewstimp Home Improvement 27 8,698 04-25-2019, 03:13 PM
  0 Thread: Craftsman Band saw - Model Number 103.24250
Post: RE: Craftsman Band saw - Model Number 103.24250

EvilTwin Wrote: (01-16-2019, 09:41 AM) -- Thats a King Seely saw, aluminum body.  Should make for a nice saw if it's complete.  If you havent been over to owwm.org, that would be the next step if you...
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,010 01-16-2019, 09:43 AM
  0 Thread: Craftsman Band saw - Model Number 103.24250
Post: Craftsman Band saw - Model Number 103.24250

I am in the market for a used band saw.  I have a line on the above for $75, and I am curious if anyone has any experience or opinions on this saw.  Table is rusty but salvageable.  It is missing t...
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,010 01-16-2019, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: HF Gift Card
Post: RE: HF Gift Card

WxMan Wrote: (01-08-2019, 01:48 PM) -- 23 Ga pin nailer Oscillating multi-tool Shop consumables as others have said I've seen a number of folks talk about the 1" belt sander (https://www.har...
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 17 5,580 01-08-2019, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: HF Gift Card
Post: RE: HF Gift Card

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-08-2019, 01:51 PM) -- Nitrile gloves Work gloves Sanding blocks Ratchet straps Cheap tarps Take another look in the caster dept. -- Good suggestions from all....what's the...
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 17 5,580 01-08-2019, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: HF Gift Card
Post: HF Gift Card

I got $50 to spend at Harbor Freight...what would you buy with it? Matt
matthewstimp Woodworking Power Tools 17 5,580 01-08-2019, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut Top for Bookcase
Post: RE: Walnut Top for Bookcase

jteneyck Wrote: (11-12-2018, 05:07 PM) -- You should be able to buy walnut in 12' lengths, maybe longer, from a millwork shop.  They also could mill it to your specs. if you can't handle lumber that ...
matthewstimp Woodworking 6 3,662 11-12-2018, 07:51 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut Top for Bookcase
Post: RE: Walnut Top for Bookcase

Scouter Wrote: (11-12-2018, 06:20 PM) -- Just a suggestion, not on the top (4"? seems narrow for a cabinet top) but the entire case. I did this as a contract once and they asked for a bookcase/cabine...
matthewstimp Woodworking 6 3,662 11-12-2018, 07:46 PM

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