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Posted By Davilo

Lockset for casement window

I'm trying to find a lockset for a casement window that is being used as an entry door for a storage shed. The stile on the 72" casement window is 2-7/8" wide.

Any suggestions as to where I might...
02-06-18, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Davilo

I'd initially considered framing the back of the...

I'd initially considered framing the back of the door with 2x4's but decided not to because of the weight they would have added. I'm about to start framing the back of the door with some leftover 1x...
02-06-18, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Davilo

@ XLSleeper The T-11 siding is 5/8" plywood. ...

@ XLSleeper The T-11 siding is 5/8" plywood.

The door has 3 rails, top, bottom and center.

I pre-painted everything before assembly so yes it's possible that the glue bond is poor, however I...
02-05-18, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Davilo

I'm wondering what caused the door to warp/bow...

I'm wondering what caused the door to warp/bow and if there's a way to fix it without having to build another door.
02-04-18, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Davilo

Storage cabinet door bowing

The left door on a storage cabinet that I built recently has suddenly developed a vertical bow, making the hasp/latch difficult to latch. When I hold a straight edge vertically along the right side...
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Posted By Davilo

Update: I ended up using a light stain followed...

Update: I ended up using a light stain followed by four coats of water-based polyurethane (Varathane brand). After almost a month of fairly heavy use it seems to be holding up well and I'm happy with...
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Posted By Davilo

My initial plan was not to worry about the...

My initial plan was not to worry about the floor's appearance. However, after putting a lot of time and effort into building the shed, which has several custom features (i.e., vintage french doors; a...
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Posted By Davilo

Filling gaps in plywood floor.

I'm planning to apply stain and a water-based polyurethane to a plywood floor and was wondering if it's a good idea to fill in the 1/8" gaps between the pieces of plywood. My concerns are that dirt...
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Posted By Davilo

Varathane oil-based polyurethane alternative

I just found out that California has banned the Verathane oil-based polyurethane that I was planning to use on the plywood floor in my shed. Does anyone know of a Calif legal product that's as...
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Posted By Davilo

@pjmax I'll give that a try and if it doesn't...

@pjmax I'll give that a try and if it doesn't work I'll probably end up running the wires through the attic and down the side of the house to the sprinkler valves.

@marq1 I tried using tapcons and...
04-19-17, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Davilo

For anyone who may be experiencing the same...

For anyone who may be experiencing the same problem, I ended up going to Sherwin-Williams and getting some of their '66' glazing and it did the trick.
They must have changed the formula in the DAP...
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Posted By Davilo

Securing sprinkler wires to concrete step.

I'm trying to secure a cable containing sprinkler wires beneath a concrete porch step. I've tried several anchors and every time I attempt to insert an anchor and/or screw the area surrounding the...
04-13-17, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Davilo

@johnam Yes, I kneaded the glazing until soft and...

@johnam Yes, I kneaded the glazing until soft and used a clean putty knife to smooth it out w/ even pressure. I've caulked several windows over the years, never had any problems until now.

@...
04-12-17, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Davilo

The glazing compound is new; I knead and roll the...

The glazing compound is new; I knead and roll the glazing before pressing it onto the frame/window; the sash and window are clean.

The compound I'm using is DAP '33', would you recommend adding...
04-12-17, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Davilo

Window glazing compound alternative?

Does anyone know of any good alternatives to using glazing compound on a window frame? I've been trying to use a putty knife to smooth out the glazing compound along the glass/frame and the knife...
03-25-17, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Davilo

I think I'm going to try using stop moulding on...

I think I'm going to try using stop moulding on one side. I don't really want to pull the frame apart because I don't want to risk breaking or splitting the wood. It's for a shed/workshop so it's not...
03-25-17, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Davilo

Installing new glass in vintage window frame.

I want to install a single sheet of glass into this old window frame (salvaged from a house built in 1954). I was planning to remove what I thought were small strips of wood holding the original...
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Posted By Davilo

Thanks for the info. I'll be sure to check those...

Thanks for the info. I'll be sure to check those things the next time I work on one of these washers.

One last thing I wanted to mention regarding the loose connector on this washer is that the...
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Posted By Davilo

By the way, I want to thank pugsl for the input...

By the way, I want to thank pugsl for the input and suggestions! Having someone knowledgable to bounce ideas off of made this job go a lot smoother and less stressful than it would have been had I...
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Posted By Davilo

The only thing that I don't understand is why the...

The only thing that I don't understand is why the drain pump wouldn't run when it was receiving 120 volts from the new control board but it would come on when I connected 120 volts directly to it....
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Posted By Davilo

**SOLVED** I reattached the loose connector to...

**SOLVED** I reattached the loose connector to the motor control board and ran the washer through a cycle. Everything checks out good.

Summary:
Problem: the washer wouldn't spin or drain.
...
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Posted By Davilo

Correction on post number 11: The wire colors for...

Correction on post number 11: The wire colors for the water level sensor are red, white and blue, not red black and yellow as earlier stated. I'm going to plug in the loose connector at the motor...
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Posted By Davilo

Forgot to mention that I tried spinning the tub...

Forgot to mention that I tried spinning the tub by hand as you recommended and it spins easily and isn't loose. I did notice that the main drive motor is leaking a small amount of bearing grease at...
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Posted By Davilo

Question: #1: I'm getting 120v at the drain pump...

Question: #1: I'm getting 120v at the drain pump and it's not coming on. The pump will run when removed and applying 120v on the bench. But not when it's installed on the machine. What I don't...
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Posted By Davilo

model number: 417 440 52400

model number: 417 440 52400
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