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02-20-21, 09:34 AM
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Posted By cdcd33

Thanks so much, appreciate it!

Thanks so much, appreciate it!
02-18-21, 09:58 PM
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Posted By cdcd33

Question Is this wall load bearing?

I realize I'm asking a loaded question (pun intended), but I'm about 90% certain on this and could use some help getting over the finish line.

When you enter the house from the garage, the little...
01-25-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By cdcd33

Appreciate the advice everyone, as well as the...

Appreciate the advice everyone, as well as the link to the Gosforth Handyman. I'm also a big fan of Steve Ramsey and his Woodworking for Mere Mortals series...
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01-24-21, 06:57 AM
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Views: 453
Posted By cdcd33

Question Table Saw Blade for Ripping 1x Pine

Just bought my first table saw - a DeWalt DWE7491RS. It came with a 24 teeth blade. I'm working on trim project and need to rip an inch off of 1x5 pine boards and still be able to use both pieces. ...
11-29-20, 05:08 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By cdcd33

Air Compressor Adapter for Irrigation Blowout

My air compressor meets the specs for blowing out irrigation lines, however, every adapter Iím finding is to convert over to standard 3/4Ē hose size.

What am I looking for here? Picture of my...
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By cdcd33

Cleaning up Plywood Splintering

Iím prepping some plywood that is going to get stained and I have just a small amount of splintering along a couple edges. Whatís going to be the best way to clean this up? Just a very light sanding...
10-02-20, 07:37 PM
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Posted By cdcd33

Remove Air Admittance Valve

We have an Oatey Sure Vent under our kitchen sink that is failing- pee yew! Would like to replace it with an upgraded Studor Mini-Vent.

How do I get the old one off? Grab my pipe wrench and...
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Views: 213
Posted By cdcd33

Question Remove Carburetor Jet from Toro Snowblower

I own a Toro 724qxe Snowblower and purchased the high altitude kit conversion kit. Basically all it is is a different carburetor jet.

The new jet looks easy to install as it has a slot for a...
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Views: 122
Posted By cdcd33

Patching Small Holes in Colored Stamped Concrete

My back patio is colored /stamped and Iíve got a few 3/8-ish size holes (from a Target pergola that we nixed after 1 season) that could use patching. Any ideas on what the coloring dust is called? Or...
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Posted By cdcd33

Great recommendation, thanks. Also glad to know I...

Great recommendation, thanks. Also glad to know I shouldnít worry too much about galvanized.
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Views: 192
Posted By cdcd33

I am going to use these. Their stainless...

I am going to use these. Their stainless counterparts are double the price...

https://www.fastenersplus.com/1-2-x-6-Strong-Tie-Titen-HD-Screw-Anchor-Galvanized-Pkg-20
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Posted By cdcd33

Question Galvanized vs stainless for mounting Pergola hardware to concrete

Going to be putting in a pergola soon, and am shopping for concrete anchors to attach the footers to the concrete. Is it really worth paying the 100% premium to step up from the galvanized anchors...
05-10-20, 08:24 AM
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Views: 375
Posted By cdcd33

Smoothing Rough Cedar

Just bought a bunch of rough cedar 6x6ís for a pergola. Would like to smooth them down a bit. What do you think would be the best tool(s) to be most efficient? An electric planer? A belt sander?...
05-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By cdcd33

I ended up using the miter. If I hit the metal in...

I ended up using the miter. If I hit the metal in short bursts it was a limited amount of sparks. Made a notch across the edging and that was enough that I could do a clean snap off the edge of the...
05-01-20, 03:56 PM
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Views: 236
Posted By cdcd33

So should I worry about that and try something...

So should I worry about that and try something else? Again, newbie metal cutter here
05-01-20, 03:33 PM
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Views: 236
Posted By cdcd33

Question Cutting Galvanized Steel Roll Top Edging

I need to make some cuts to steel roll top edging. Tried my miter saw with metal cutting blade - soon as the blade touched, it started sparking. Is this normal? My only previous metal cutting...
04-08-20, 11:54 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By cdcd33

I found it - it's called Woodtone RealPost. ...

I found it - it's called Woodtone RealPost. Price is about 20% more than pressure treated and 40% less than cedar.
04-07-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By cdcd33

That's good info, Pilot Dane, thanks. I also...

That's good info, Pilot Dane, thanks.

I also chatted with my builder today. He suggested looking into something called Tru Post, which is what they used to build our front porch. I actually like...
04-07-20, 12:04 PM
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Views: 829
Posted By cdcd33

Question Lumber recommendation for modern pergola

We're looking to build a modern pergola similar to the one below. Ours will use 6x6 lumber that is going to get full coverage stain & sealant. The vertical posts will be 10' and the horizontal's...
04-07-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By cdcd33

I don't see a rubber seal inside of there, so...

I don't see a rubber seal inside of there, so that could be the issue. I also reached out to Apollo and they said they do not offer a replacement part. They recommended getting a bushing to adapt...
04-07-20, 09:00 AM
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Views: 176
Posted By cdcd33

Here's a photo of the valve...

Here's a photo of the valve...
04-07-20, 08:56 AM
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Views: 176
Posted By cdcd33

Question Replacement Brass Cap for Apollo Ball Valve

I have an Apollo 95ALF ball valve in my basement that supplies water to the irrigation lines. During the winterizing process, I remove the little brass cap on the valve to bleed the line. I...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By cdcd33

Sweet, thanks. Appreciate the insight.

Sweet, thanks. Appreciate the insight.
Forum: Water Heaters
03-21-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By cdcd33

Question Alternative to Tankless Water Heater Flushing Kit

Now that I have a lot of time on my hands, I'm thinking of flushing out my tankless water heater. The kits on Amazon run about $130-$150 and from what I can tell you get a bucket, motor, cleaning...
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Views: 402
Posted By cdcd33

Whoops, that's what I get for trying to post from...

Whoops, that's what I get for trying to post from the phone. :o

Pic is below. Best I can figure is that it is wrapped in fiberglass joint tape with mastic sealant applied on top of that.
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