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02-28-19, 01:27 AM
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Posted By amt782

Tiling angled hip rafter corner - finishing edge

I am looking for best solutions or tips on the best way to accurately tile the corner on the angled wall/ceiling in my master bath project. The tile will meet at an obtuse inside angle under a hip...
02-28-19, 12:58 AM
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Posted By amt782

I had a very similar situation with my kitchen...

I had a very similar situation with my kitchen island and countertop. I didnt end up using any nails on the innermost uprights only the two edge uprights, but I did glue all uprights. I used liquid...
02-05-19, 03:52 AM
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Views: 1,341
Posted By amt782

thank you - i will give this a try. my other...

thank you - i will give this a try. my other thought was to bevel the edges of tile and window trim at 45 degree angles in this corner but your suggestion sounds much easier . this is a small area...
02-05-19, 03:48 AM
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Posted By amt782

More: I forgot to mention that I will be using...

More: I forgot to mention that I will be using 12x24 porcelain tile oriented vertically and seams staggered
02-05-19, 03:44 AM
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Posted By amt782

The sink vanity will sit in this area which is...

The sink vanity will sit in this area which is 36" wide- the shower is adjacent to it and all walls and floor of shower are clad with wedi system floor/panels.
02-04-19, 07:41 PM
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Posted By amt782

Window trim to wall tile transition in corner

I'm getting ready to install wall tile in bathroom which is on 3rd floor and has a dormer with window, the window is slightly off center and the right vertical piece of window trim butts directly up...
01-10-16, 07:44 PM
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Posted By amt782

Good Point

Thanks for the response, the attic access is something I hadnt even considered. I appreciate your input!
01-10-16, 01:37 AM
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Posted By amt782

Which type of mini-split is best for my situation?

We are renovating the 3rd floor of our 1902 home to be a master bedroom suite with large walk-in closet, full bath and a bedroom. Due to the complex framing of steep hip roof, 6 hipped roof dormers...
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Views: 20,196
Posted By amt782

Thanks for your response- I am super hesitant to...

Thanks for your response- I am super hesitant to remove any more pieces, I removed a handle from hot water stem and the adapter was so corroded to the handle that after removing it i can no longer...
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Views: 7,264
Posted By amt782

legs to stand on

the main obstacle with this idea is the foundation underneath your deck. if it was more of a "porch" with a poured basement similar to that of the house itself, it would be fairly simple to connect...
12-09-15, 12:35 AM
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Posted By amt782

not all cedar is created equal

the cedar you source should be old growth red heartwood western cedar. there is a night and day difference between sapwood and heartwood in terms of strength and durability (longevity/insect...
12-09-15, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By amt782

try it by hand

just like a previous poster mentioned it sounds like you need a coping saw to fit the corner perfectly. to be honest... i use an angle grinder with a sanding disc and am usually able to get a near...
12-09-15, 12:02 AM
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Posted By amt782

think cubicles

i am a retail designer and this is a HUGE thing. it might seem complicated but its a very simple concept- just google partition walls and you will find your options. like another poster mentioned it...
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Posted By amt782

first things first

first of all you need an electric drill. like someone mentioned earlier, you may also need an angle attachment to get into the tight space between the studs and grab the end of the spade bit...
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Posted By amt782

late to join this thread but... i tried and its not working

what am i doing incorrectly? i tried everything possible as suggested in this and other threads and now when i turn the knob on my diverter counter-clockwise to the point where anything comes out of...
11-13-15, 12:35 PM
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Posted By amt782

Removal of ceiling joists to vault ceiling on 3rd floor

I am converting my 3rd floor to an unvented space with spray foam under roof and cathedral ceilings. The plan is to leave collar ties exposed. There are a total of 20 ceiling joists, one at every...
08-15-12, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,914
Posted By amt782

Fogot to mention

I forgot to mention, no I did not test with anything other than my non contact voltage tester. I have a pocket size multimeter but am completely and utterly confused/unfamiliar with how it works.
08-15-12, 01:34 AM
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Views: 4,914
Posted By amt782

Thanks for all the help!

Casual Joe, I am actually in the Central West End on Mcpherson- typical sad story of a beautiful house converted into 3 (illegal) apartments at some point in the cheapest possible (and almost always...
08-10-12, 01:03 AM
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Views: 4,914
Posted By amt782

hidden surprises

Thanks for the quick responses. This is where all the wiring in this house gets tricky, in all areas where wiring is visible (mainly basement) its all brand new wiring and brand new breaker box. Only...
08-08-12, 10:51 PM
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Posted By amt782

Removing old school light switch that goes nowhere

Bought this house about a year ago, it was built in 1904. Electricity has been updated, some before we moved in and the rest after. There is an old rotary style light switch in the hallway on the...
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