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07-09-08, 09:21 PM
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Posted By furniture_guy

I would checkout Craigslist.org its an internet...

I would checkout Craigslist.org its an internet classifieds, maybe you know of it? Anyway it is a good resource for anyone on a budget. You can make a wanted post for what you are looking for with...
07-07-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By furniture_guy

Thanks for the advice, I was just hoping to keep...

Thanks for the advice, I was just hoping to keep the costs down. I will consider the stainless or just go with something else!
07-06-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By furniture_guy

Question coutertop question

I am curious to know if I can use sheet aluminum for a countertop? Has anyone done this? what are the pros and cons?

Thanks,
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Views: 741
Posted By furniture_guy

wood floor question

I have old solid maple wood floors I discovered under my carpet, the carpet has been removed. The finish on the floor has pretty much worn away. I plan on refinishing them but my question is is...
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By furniture_guy

My house was built in the 1950's and has never...

My house was built in the 1950's and has never been rewired. I would actually prefer to install a separate switch to control the lights and leave the switched outlet as is. So, any advice on doing...
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Views: 859
Posted By furniture_guy

need help on driveway

My driveway is crumbling away and I want to know what can I do to make it new again? I believe it is asphalt? blacktop? It is black in color if that helps.

Dont know what else i can say about...
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Views: 997
Posted By furniture_guy

I have looked at the wiring once before and all...

I have looked at the wiring once before and all the wires are black. It is a fully switched outlet so how do I determine which wire i need to cap?

Also when I install the can lights how do I run...
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Views: 997
Posted By furniture_guy

Question ceiling light install

Hi,

I am wondering if I install a couple of can lights in my ceiling can I run the wires to an existing wall switch that currently controls an outlet? I would prefer the outlet to not be...
04-26-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By furniture_guy

sticky back tile question

I am putting sticky back tiles over an existing vinyl floor and am having a problem in some spots. Some of the tiles are not sticking, but most of them are.
The existing floor was cleaned 3 times...
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By furniture_guy

Ok thanks Greg, I knew there was a reason to ask...

Ok thanks Greg, I knew there was a reason to ask that question!
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By furniture_guy

Thanks for your reply Connie! I will look into...

Thanks for your reply Connie! I will look into the gel coat and if I go with it I will let everyone here know how it worked!

As for my cat learning to sing, its been :wall: but i think he is...
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By furniture_guy

I want to use it with to regulate the propane...

I want to use it with to regulate the propane going to the furnace in my cabin.
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By furniture_guy

Question welder regulator ????

Doea anyone know if I can use a regulator from a welder on an LP tank?
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Views: 1,025
Posted By furniture_guy

Question painting fiberglass?????

Is there any type of paint I can use on a fiberglass shower base? Or is this not possible?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By furniture_guy

I have already lined up the red and blue with the...

I have already lined up the red and blue with the green through the convergence menu. I did the one for the whole screen and then did the 1-9 to do each segment of the screen and it didnt help, is...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By furniture_guy

Question tv color problems???

I have a toshiba rear projection tv, it has been moved a couple times in its six years of life and since its last move a couple days ago it now has red and green lines on the right half of the...
02-05-08, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By furniture_guy

grout removal??

What is the best way to remove grout between tile and the top edge of a bathtub? I ask because I need to caulk that seam, but the caulk doesn't seem to want to stick to the grout. Any suggestions...
02-04-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By furniture_guy

Ha another question!! Or two!! Will a chemical...

Ha another question!! Or two!! Will a chemical stripper like you mentioned take the dark almost cherry stain out of the wood as well as the topcoat of shellac or poly? Or are the stripping agents...
02-04-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By furniture_guy

Thanks CD, that is actually a lot of help I now...

Thanks CD, that is actually a lot of help I now have a better idea of different processes to use and a basis of making an estimate for the project. I have refinished furniture in the past for myself...
02-03-08, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By furniture_guy

Thanks for the info! Couple more questions...

Thanks for the info!

Couple more questions I have. If a wood stripper is not plausible is sanding the other best option? As far as sanding goes what are the best types of sanders to use? Is...
02-02-08, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By furniture_guy

Question Refinishing woodwork

Looking for some advice on refinishing woodwork in a 1920's home. The wood now has a dark stain on it. This would include baseboards, crown, door trim and doors, windows and trim, a built in hutch...
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By furniture_guy

Thanks for your replies, I have been doing it for...

Thanks for your replies, I have been doing it for a few years and was just looking for some easier way to bid. I never get it right on any job, but never am sure if I am to high or to low. I know...
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By furniture_guy

Question advice

Not sure if I am in the right place to post this but here goes.

Would anyone have any advice on how to bid on trim carpentry projects? Are there standard rates like by sq.ft. or anything for...
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By furniture_guy

Question interior woodwork paint

What is the best type of paint to use on base trim, casing, doors, etc? Is there one that is easy to clean or shows less dirt?

My first guess is an enamel but would it be semi or high gloss? or...
12-25-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By furniture_guy

Kind of what I figured that I would just have to...

Kind of what I figured that I would just have to compare the costs of a contractor and of doing it myself.

Thanks,
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