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Got it figured out. Aluminum flashing was too...

Got it figured out.
Aluminum flashing was too soft to be able to get it inserted under the house roof, no steel flashing available in town, had to order some through Amazon.

The edge of the...
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Installing flashing between roofs for a roof replacement

I have begun the roof replacement for our back lanai.
It has a Suntuf plastic panel roof on it now.
I am replacing that with the same type of roofing, correcting a few errors made in its...
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@Bruce H I think you've put me on the right...

@Bruce H
I think you've put me on the right track.
That link set me to looking at self leveling concrete.
A high percentage of fines giving a much easier to work mix.

Even if I screw up and...
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@marksr For all intent and purpose the cinders...

@marksr
For all intent and purpose the cinders do not deteriorate.
They are porous which is why they're lighter in weight.
They do not dissolve in water like limestone, coral sand and similar.
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The cinders are broken up volcanic rock, hardened...

The cinders are broken up volcanic rock, hardened lava.
I purchase them by the truck load for things needed doing around the yard, filling in low areas, a gravel for the driveway and as a base for...
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Cheap Concrete Pads for Plastic 8x10 Garden Sheds

My knowledge of concrete is just about enough to make me dangerous.
But, I can build the forms, mix it, and work it up to get reasonable slabs for the sheds to be placed on.

I live in an area...
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Thanks Folks

OK, I've got it.
I needed some heads to bounce this off of.
I really didn't trust hammering it straight to get a good job done.
I've had problems trying to do that on thinner pieces, ending up...
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Sorry Pulpo, I edited my post and removed what...

Sorry Pulpo,
I edited my post and removed what you quoted.

Finding goods and services here on Big Island is about like trying to find the same in Alaska 25 years ago before the big box stores...
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OK, thanks folks. I had a small bench top 6 ton...

OK, thanks folks.
I had a small bench top 6 ton hydraulic press that I sold off, 2 or 3 years ago, rather than move it from Alaska to Hawai'i.
I used it for pressing u-joints and other shade-tree...
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How to flatten a piece of 1/4" Aluminum Plate?

I am in the throes of doing some woodworking.
I am building some of the tools I need to accomplish this.
My current project is putting together a router table extension for my tablesaw.
I am using...
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