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09-05-10, 08:24 PM
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Posted By KevinB

thanks mark, yeah thats what I thought, I think...

thanks mark, yeah thats what I thought, I think it would look prety weird too. I'm going to just make a return on the wall and make an angle cut on the trim by the ceiling/window side.
09-05-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,633
Posted By KevinB

Question Trim transition( Ceiling, Wall)

Wondering how someone would handle this, going to run some small cove trim in an upstairs hallway makeover, kinda stumped on what I should do, where the walls meet the stairwell ceiling. Should I...
07-18-10, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,055
Posted By KevinB

Thumbs up Hey guys,I forget to say thank you for the...

Hey guys,I forget to say thank you for the replies Marksr and Chandler.Beer 4U2

Mark, I ended up doing a little presanding, and fillin in some spots on some of the panels, I think I may have had...
06-01-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,055
Posted By KevinB

Question GP Ply-bead Paint prep/finishing

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/400/78/78eff07b-341b-4046-9d3a-0af7fb9a37b8_400.jpg

I just installed this stuff in a hallway and staircase and need to paint it. It's relatively...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By KevinB

I'm another Porter Cable guy,I own a pc brad...

I'm another Porter Cable guy,I own a pc brad nailer, I like it alot, they can be had for a good price if you shop around.
Replies: 3
Views: 2,404
Posted By KevinB

only tips I can add, is use some scrap pieces ...

only tips I can add, is use some scrap pieces and label the cuts, they can act as helpful guides your first time out. Inside cut/outside cut etc. Also youtube has some helpful vids if you need...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,758
Posted By KevinB

hey twelve, I have 3/4" wood planks that I will...

hey twelve, I have 3/4" wood planks that I will be nailing,I wish I could float them. It seems I can go over it with a leveling compound and feather out the difference or remove them. I'm leaning...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,758
Posted By KevinB

Question asbestos vinyl tile on subfloor

going to be installing a 3/4 hardwood floor soon, when I removed the 1/4 inch underlayment it revealed some old nasty 12x12 tiles from the 60's or so. The glue is black and the tiles are kinda tough...
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By KevinB

if I had to guess,Brazilian Cherry, but It's real...

if I had to guess,Brazilian Cherry, but It's real hard to tell from those photos.
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By KevinB

thanks for the replies guys, I decided to bite...

thanks for the replies guys, I decided to bite the bullet and just get a new laptop with Xp today,Vista reminds me too much of Me, should be at my house in a week or so. It's time finally.
The...
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By KevinB

Monitor clicks off wont turn back on, unless pc is restarted

I am running windows Me on an old Gateway 750 mhz, paired with a EV910 monitor. I have a nvidia graphics card, and after checking the power options and display properties refresh rates, I think it...
11-02-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By KevinB

opps, forgot to add. I have some old radiators in...

opps, forgot to add. I have some old radiators in front of windows, can I just go through the casing? The casing is basic wood, I was thinking I could use a plug cutter on it.

Thanks, Kevin
11-01-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By KevinB

thanks for the info Adam. I kinda got behind...

thanks for the info Adam. I kinda got behind schedule drilling the holes. Plaster is tough to get through, I've been using a 2-1/2 carbide grit to cut through the plaster, then with my other drill I...
10-29-07, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By KevinB

how is cocoon? That is what I was going to use. ...

how is cocoon? That is what I was going to use.

Another question, I checked the basement, and saw mineral wool/ fiberglass material stuffed up in the sides between the basement foundation, joists...
10-29-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By KevinB

thanks doobs, so it's just height vs width of the...

thanks doobs, so it's just height vs width of the wall to determine the square feet? The wall cavity is about 3 1/2 inches deep, I didnt know if that had to be factored in somehow. I couldnt find...
10-29-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By KevinB

Question blown in cellulose question

I am going to do my walls this week, was wondering whats the best way to calculate the square footage of this project. Is it just the length of the walls x height x the width of the walls?

Thanks...
10-09-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,692
Posted By KevinB

haha, aint that the truth,that is the story of...

haha, aint that the truth,that is the story of this place to the tee, never assume anything, nothing is what it seems:D When I am asked to do anything here I am always hesitant, at first it always...
10-09-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,692
Posted By KevinB

XSleeper , thanks for the reply lots of...

XSleeper ,
thanks for the reply lots of helpful info, you answered all my questions. I did mean thickness when I asked how big of a piece of fanfold, but after reading your advice I think I should...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By KevinB

thanks twelve. :thumbup:

thanks twelve. :thumbup:
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By KevinB

felt or resin paper?

Going to be putting a floor down in a couple of weeks, wondering if one is better than the other?
10-09-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,692
Posted By KevinB

Question Basic vinyl siding install questions

I've posted on here many times regarding this little troubled area the tiny bathroom in back of the house, whether it was putting a tile floor in and leveling the floor, Sheetrock hairline cracks,...
Replies: 2
Views: 11,624
Posted By KevinB

thanks Herm, I missed that.

thanks Herm, I missed that.
07-19-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,514
Posted By KevinB

I watered down joint compound and applied it with...

I watered down joint compound and applied it with a really thick nap roller. It came out looking pretty good. No one could tell the difference.
Replies: 2
Views: 11,624
Posted By KevinB

Question Deck Box/chest plans

I have several 2x4s left over from a paver project, I would like to use them up and make a deck box. Does anyone have a link to some decent plans. I thinking a basic frame with some recess panels....
02-27-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,945
Posted By KevinB

I have similar problem, I refinished some doors...

I have similar problem, I refinished some doors last fall, was able to restore rim lock/mortice set from harvested parts from unfinished doors , now I am looking for decent trim plates and a smaller...
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