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'Pickling' Bedroom Set

I'm thinking about pickling my bedroom furniture and wondering since it is such a dark color if this will work. It's a VERY dark walnut color and seems most of the pieces I see are lighter in color....
08-15-07, 06:50 PM
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WOW! Haven't had a chance to get back to this...

WOW! Haven't had a chance to get back to this site since I posted the original thread. Didn't Expect such a responce. Been doing a little rdsearch and have some info you may find interesting. Thanks...
08-15-07, 06:01 PM
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Thanks Sleeper. Will give these ideas a try. I...

Thanks Sleeper. Will give these ideas a try. I guess this is why the trim on one side was .75 inches longer than the other side and why a prehung door was not originally installed. Never know what to...
08-15-07, 05:13 PM
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No the house is not that old. Built in the mid...

No the house is not that old. Built in the mid 70's. I'm pretty sure the floor was installed this way cause you could tell when the trim from the garage side was taken off that it was not level. The...
08-15-07, 02:42 PM
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Exclamation Threshold not level

I have replaced the door between the garage and kitchen with a steel insulated pre-hung door. Never expected the floor to be out of plum by .75 of an inch! Was able to level by ripping some LARGE...
07-30-07, 01:05 PM
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Question Vinyl Planks_Konecto?

Has anyone installed this newer item by Konecto? Think it's been out a little over a year. They're vinyl planks with selve adhisive strips that overlap and the floor floats. These planks measure...
06-06-06, 06:16 PM
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Removing metal strip where carpet meets vinyl

Need to replace vinyl flooring at front door entance. (only about 3 x 6 area) How difficult is it to remove the metal strip where the carpet meets the vinyl. The vinyl seems to be under the strip so...
12-17-05, 10:27 AM
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Change direction of door opening

Have access to a REALLY nice exterior entry wood door with side lights but it opens in the wrong direction. Is it possible to change that direction? Would a good carpenter be able to do and how much...
10-21-05, 05:45 PM
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Do a search on this web site, install kitchen...

Do a search on this web site, install kitchen sink. There are quite a few "How to's" posted here. According to these "How to pages" at least 1 1/2 inches but no more than 3 or 4 inches. Goodluck!
10-18-05, 05:18 PM
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Cutting hole for sink

Have installed new laminate counter and need to cut the sink opening. In this sites "how to" section it recommends placing the sink 1 1/2 inches back from the edge of the counter. If I do that my jig...
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Caulk or plumbers putty??

I'm getting some conflicting info on what I should use to install my new granite composite sink to a Formica countertop. Pumbers putty or caulk? Why one over the other? If caulk what kind? Which do I...
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Where would I find info on glazing? Not really...

Where would I find info on glazing? Not really sure what it is. Is it the same as faux finishing? Where would I find step by step instructions?
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Repainting Kitchen Cabnets?

I painted my kitchen cabnets white back in July. Have decide maybe I should have gone with a cream color and am thinking of repainting. They turned out pretty good but it was a major pain! I scrubbed...
09-20-05, 05:55 PM
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Yes. Sorry. It's Franke USA.

Yes. Sorry. It's Franke USA.
09-20-05, 05:21 PM
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Actually the cost of this sink is right under...

Actually the cost of this sink is right under $200.00. The stainless steel I considered is almost that much. That's why I'm wondering if this is the same material that all granite sinks are made of?
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Cleaning woodwork versus painting

Some of my woodwork looks discolored and some of the finish seems to have rubbed off. Have tried Murfhy's Oil Soap and it doesn't do the trick. I'm wondering if there is a product that cleans and...
09-20-05, 04:26 PM
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Franks USA Granite Sinks

Anyone had any experiences with this product. The material is Granite with Acrylic Binder, won't chip, won't scratch, won't stain and won't scorch or so they say. Wanting to install one in my kitchen...
09-13-05, 04:08 PM
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Thanks again, Thezster, for the info. Plan on...

Thanks again, Thezster, for the info. Plan on using this method. Just for your info I am the wife. If I wait on Hubby to do it , it would never get done! I'm the better party whens it comes to these...
09-12-05, 06:10 PM
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Thanks for the info. I'm guessing I should place...

Thanks for the info. I'm guessing I should place this support from front to back on both sides of the sink. I'm thinking of replacing my stainless steel sink with cast iron. Good or bad idea? I've...
09-11-05, 06:05 PM
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Support for Counter

Am tiling my kithen counters and I keep seeing that I should use 2x4's to support any cabnets with a center of more than 16 inches. The cabnet my sink sits in is 48 inches wide. Is this a concern...
08-13-05, 08:00 AM
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Thumbs down Tile over laminate counter

I've been informed I can install tile over my old laminate counter. Only problem is the backsplash and front of counter is bullnose. I was told to cut off the rounded edges, sand the laminate and...
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