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Posted By Chris McLeester

I'll try the upper brackets. There's not really...

I'll try the upper brackets. There's not really any obvious place they would attach to the dishwasher, but I'm sure I'll figure it out. Good to know it's out there. Thanks!
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Posted By Chris McLeester

The countertop is corian. I pulled the manual for...

The countertop is corian. I pulled the manual for the dishwasher, and it specifies either is appropriate...there is a strip of wood I could mount to, but the top mounts are not there.
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Dishwasher tilting - cabinet damaged where mounting screws are

I have a dishwasher that mounts into the sides of the adjacent cabinets. It is tilting forward (especially when full).

I can see that the cabinet itself is damaged - the hole in the cabinet is...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks, Carbide. I hadn't thought about it being...

Thanks, Carbide. I hadn't thought about it being too wide...of course it will be. But before assembly, it should be cake as you describe.

I've seen some people doing the "back bevel" thing before...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks, Carbide. I'm making them myself. Any...

Thanks, Carbide. I'm making them myself. Any reason not to just scribe the face frame itself?
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Cabinet size and spacing

I am planning on installing some cabinets on the side of my fireplace. Should these butt right up to the surround and the wall? It is 50", but almost surely not square. Would it be better to do...
09-16-15, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks for the thoughts. I was originally...

Thanks for the thoughts.

I was originally thinking this door or something like this door.

DreamLine Unidoor 40 to 41 in. x 72 in. Semi-Framed Hinged Shower Door in Chrome-SHDR-20407210S-01 -...
09-15-15, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

No framing for shower door

So, some genius (me) forgot to put in framing for a shower door in this nice shower I have now since tiled. The left side stud is at the end of the tiling...not where the shower threshold is.

Any...
04-01-15, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks for the good suggestions. The...

Thanks for the good suggestions.

The fixture is about 3" wide and it is offset to exactly hit the center of the table, as Michael suggested. Michael -- what did you mean by the "woodwork"...
03-30-15, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Exposed ceiling junction box - fixture doesn't cover fully

I have a light fixture that doesn't cover a standard ceiling box. Any idea what to do with it? I guess it was designed when people would just snake a wire through the ceiling.

I'd prefer not...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks, Chandler...I was thinking shims too. I...

Thanks, Chandler...I was thinking shims too. I might also just try to plane some of it off.

Norm -- Thanks for the suggestion, but I can't cope a miter on a 1x6 with a perfect, non-wavy line -...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

miter saw question

So I'm sure this is a really stupid question, but I just can't seem to make it work.

Doing outside corners for a 5.25" baseboard. I can't miter them because the board is too tall for my 12"...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

It's funny because they market it for underneath...

It's funny because they market it for underneath click flooring.

Platon Flooring | Armtec...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

After another 10 hours and not much progress, I'm...

After another 10 hours and not much progress, I'm going to try to call in reinforcements. Anyone know someone in MD who has used this type of flooring and is looking for two days of work?
...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Update: I have managed to get the flooring to...

Update: I have managed to get the flooring to connect together (still a few problems to solve, but on the way -- I think).

Thanks to everyone for the advice and a summary of what helped me most...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Thanks all. I'll keep going at it. That picture...

Thanks all. I'll keep going at it. That picture helps, Handyone. I have noticed that sometimes the last one has to be moved too. That's why I'm liking a "step" pattern.

czizzi - You mention...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

I was starting left and moving right at first. I...

I was starting left and moving right at first. I had to switch that up after watching the video because otherwise I can't "drop" the end joints in. The "hook" is on the right side of the board...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

It is engineered wood (cork) and designed for...

It is engineered wood (cork) and designed for below grade. Yeah, that was the only video I could find with my connection type (I assumed I was doing something totally wrong, but I'm basically doing...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

You're on this forum too, chandler? You know it...

You're on this forum too, chandler? You know it all.

The product I'm using is US Floors Almada. Here is the install instructions. It says that it can go on concrete w/underlayment and...
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Drop-and-lock install issues (engineered cork)

I am installing (or trying to, rather) a floating floor that uses the "drop and lock" system. The subfloor is concrete, then platon (moisture barrier), and then the foam underlayment.

It seems...
09-26-14, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

So I cut the quick connects off and hooked...

So I cut the quick connects off and hooked everything up the normal way. It was looking good for a while (no flicker for two days), but did it this AM. I think I'm going to sub out the bulbs for...
09-20-14, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Tolyn -- I'll gladly answer the questions again. ...

Tolyn -- I'll gladly answer the questions again. I really appreciate the advice. I'll try checking the voltage.

CasualJoe --That's right. I've shaken all the cables and haven't been able to...
09-20-14, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

Tolyn -- The bulb is Philips and the can is...

Tolyn -- The bulb is Philips and the can is commercial electric.
09-20-14, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

So of course I go to try to diagnose it this...

So of course I go to try to diagnose it this morning and I'm getting nothing. No problems. My wife said it was very bad the other day too...

Any idea what could just cause the issue on startup...
09-19-14, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Chris McLeester

So unfortunately changing the switch out didn't...

So unfortunately changing the switch out didn't help. Could it be one of the fixtures? The lights don't flicker all in sync anymore and seem to be getting worse. The light upstream of them doesn't...
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