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07-22-12, 03:25 PM
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Posted By toddwilkinson

Yep. did that. Thanks guys.

Yep. did that.

Thanks guys.
07-22-12, 10:03 AM
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Posted By toddwilkinson

MWBC - split receptacle

Hi-
I'm installing a split receptacle for a dishwasher and disposal and just wanted to check that my wiring is correct.

I'm running 12/3 from a 20-amp double-pole breaker in the panel. Breaking...
06-28-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,075
Posted By toddwilkinson

Ah, sorry. Like, when you are laying out tiles...

Ah, sorry.
Like, when you are laying out tiles in a standard grid-type pattern. As you approach the wall, once you have a tile that needs to be cut, you lay it exactly on top of the last full tile...
06-28-12, 06:33 AM
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Posted By toddwilkinson

Herringbone Pattern

Hi-
I want to lay flooring tile in a 45deg herringbone pattern, but I'm confused on how to make the cuts as you approach the wall - is there an accurate way of "templating" the cut? Like you do...
06-20-12, 06:14 AM
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Views: 5,246
Posted By toddwilkinson

I will do this. How do you work with the flex...

I will do this.
How do you work with the flex conduit? How do you cut it? And do you have to protect the wire with anti-short bushings at the ends?

Also: you say 2-pole breaker. I understand...
06-17-12, 07:46 PM
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Views: 5,246
Posted By toddwilkinson

Wiring a garbage disposal and diswasher

Hi-
Remodeling my kitchen as was wondering how to wire a garbage disposal. I'm planning on putting the switch for it under the sink. Can I run NM cable from the panel up through the floor into the...
06-04-12, 09:46 AM
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Views: 1,331
Posted By toddwilkinson

I'm not, but why wouldn't it?

I'm not, but why wouldn't it?
06-04-12, 08:54 AM
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Posted By toddwilkinson

Eh. Not that easy. There is a beam in the...

Eh. Not that easy. There is a beam in the basement running in the same direction as the beam im installing here. It would be great to put a column underneath that beam and secure the post on top...
06-04-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By toddwilkinson

Rewiring BX without opening a wall?

Hi-
I'm currently remodeling my kitchen. The light switch in the room is currently wired with BX, and it is split there to the bathroom above. The cable enters a metal box containing the only...
06-02-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,772
Posted By toddwilkinson

ok here are some pics: ...

ok here are some pics:

http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/7282/floorgc.jpg

http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/4431/beamfull.jpg

http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/6363/postleft.jpg
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06-02-12, 04:07 PM
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Views: 7,772
Posted By toddwilkinson

Will work on getting pics later this evening. ...

Will work on getting pics later this evening.
The span is 13' 8". The beam is 3 1/2 x 11 7/8. Building dept saying i need to move up to 5 1/4 wide for that span (supporting 2nd story and attic) ...
06-01-12, 07:59 PM
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Views: 7,772
Posted By toddwilkinson

Post for Microlam Beam

Hello-
I've a load bearing wall that has been replaced by Microlam beam. It turns out the contractor slightly undersized the beam and due to some other circumstances (old house framing) - it would...
05-22-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By toddwilkinson

Yes, it is like fire blocking, that makes it much...

Yes, it is like fire blocking, that makes it much clearer.

But - if I were to create a header, i have nothing solid to rest the jack/cripple studs on. I mean - there has to be something down...
05-21-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By toddwilkinson

The studs to nowhere?

Hi-
I'm remodeling my kitchen (house built 1929) and i need to move (replace) a stud to make room for the range hood vent (or build a header for it, etc). This is on an outer wall, and there is...
04-18-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By toddwilkinson

Argh. I figured as much. So then, a follow-up...

Argh. I figured as much.
So then, a follow-up question: If the leads inside the panel are too short to reach the new slots and/or the busses, can I extend them with a pigtail? I know this has...
04-17-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By toddwilkinson

Tandem Breaker Position in Panel?

Hi-
Can I install Non-CTL tandem breakers in a CTL panel if the dedicated CTL slots are already occupied? Here's a pic of the diagram from my panel:
http://i.imgur.com/TPtZ7.jpg
If i understand...
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