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06-04-16, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

I think you are probably right - thanks for your...

I think you are probably right - thanks for your reply.
06-04-16, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks - it sounds a bit laborious!

Thanks - it sounds a bit laborious!
06-04-16, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Emulsion is a water-based paint before you apply,...

Emulsion is a water-based paint before you apply, say, gloss, or a matt finish.
06-04-16, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Removing emulsion?

Hello

I have a 1" x 6' piece of pine that I put two coats of white emulsion on a few hours ago.

I regret that now and wish I had left it in its original pine.

Is it possible to remove the...
05-22-16, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

That's a thought, yes. I will see if I can get...

That's a thought, yes. I will see if I can get rid of it this week.

Thanks for your reply.
05-22-16, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks, Chandler. I can order Purple Power...

Thanks, Chandler.

I can order Purple Power from eBay, but the postage is a little high:

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I will have a look for a local equivalent.

Thanks.
05-22-16, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

This is an example of it: 66361 I could...

This is an example of it:

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I could try a paint-scraper, yet, but no caustic soda?

It has a kind of 'sandy' or 'gritty' feel to it.

Thanks.
05-22-16, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

In the UK. This is a skirting-board: ...

In the UK.

This is a skirting-board:

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and this is beading:

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05-21-16, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Caustic soda to remove ingrained dirt on tiles?

Hello

I am hoping to fix new 'beading' (1" strip of pine wood) along a length of skirting board.

At the moment, there is no beading there - just a small gap between the skirting board and tiled...
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks for letting me know

Thanks for letting me know
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks, I will take your advice. Sounds a...

Thanks, I will take your advice.

Sounds a very traditional craft.

I was going to ask about something else - should I post a new message or just ask here?
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks, Mark I will probably just stick to...

Thanks, Mark

I will probably just stick to normal sandpaper!

Cheers
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Posted By Bluenose1

Not sure what trim router is! Excuse my...

Not sure what trim router is!

Excuse my naivete
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Posted By Bluenose1

About sanding a shelf

Hello

If you have a 3' x 4" piece of pine meant for a shelf on a brick wall, what is the best way to get the two foremost corners - the two corners facing you - to be a bit rounded rather than...
03-28-16, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

That looks just fine, thanks Chandler. A lot...

That looks just fine, thanks Chandler.

A lot neater than the traditional brackets.

Many thanks.
03-28-16, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Thanks. UK here, it shouldn't be that...

Thanks.

UK here, it shouldn't be that different.

So that screw (Philips screw, we call them with that crossed head) is screwed in to either of those plugs on either side of your photo which is...
03-27-16, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Yes, that's how it was described to me - thanks,...

Yes, that's how it was described to me - thanks, Norm201.
03-27-16, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Bluenose1

I was told today that the shelves may be attached...

I was told today that the shelves may be attached to the two walls - brick and plaster-board - using butterfly screws.

Apparently, brackets located under each edge of the shelf to hold it in...
03-27-16, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Hello marksr Thanks for your reply. Do...

Hello marksr

Thanks for your reply.

Do you mean drywall as opposed to....?

This is what I have on one plaster-board wall at the moment (attached).

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03-27-16, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Bluenose1

Fixing shelves to a brick and plaster-board wall

Hello

I have two planks of wood that I hope to use as interior shelves.

They are of pine and measure 3' x 6" x 1". One shelf would be attached to a brick wall and the other to a plaster-board...
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Posted By Bluenose1

No photo yet, but CT's idea is good. I will try...

No photo yet, but CT's idea is good. I will try it out. Sounds clever
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Posted By Bluenose1

That sounds a great way of doing it - many thanks.

That sounds a great way of doing it - many thanks.
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Posted By Bluenose1

If I lay it on something, that something will...

If I lay it on something, that something will leave an impression on the paintwork.

Hmmm, I could try it.

Thank you for your message.
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Posted By Bluenose1

Painting a photo frame

Hello

I intend to paint a small picture frame and planned to allow it to dry by hanging it by a piece of string to a curtain rail so that it wouldn't touch anything while drying, but it would show...
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