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Kitchen Lights

Room is about 15X11. It is at the back of the house with entries from the front foyer and the dining room to the side. We are opening the door to the dining room from 3' to 6'. No undercabinet...
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kitchen light recommendation

Just wanted to get an idea on how much kitchen lighting to have when we remodel. Kithen is about 150 sq ft. Ceilings are 9 foot high. A peninsula will be about in the middle of the room with two...
01-25-08, 12:17 PM
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Filling holes in wood trim

Actually the problem is that there are so many nail/screw holes in the ends of the header trim that putty won't do it. I really need to use a hardening wood filler and then stain to match. I was...
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Pine Flooring in Kitchen

Any thoughts on pine refinished pine flooring for a kitchen?

We live in a 95 y.o. house. The floor thoughout the house is 3/4 inch TG pine, about 4 inches wide, laid perpindicular to the joists. ...
01-13-08, 11:21 AM
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Filling Holes in Stained Window Trim

We moved into a 95 year old house a couple years ago. There is really nice trim around the doors and windows. It is stained a dark (almost red mahogany) color. I'm not sure what the topcoat is...
07-30-07, 02:47 PM
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Tree recommendation

One of our neighbors mentioned a witch hazel tree. Any comments on that for our yard?
07-25-07, 04:35 PM
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Tree Recommendation

Hi,

I'd like a tree suggestion. We have a small, urban backyard. We'd like something that gets about 12-15 feet high max, with a similar spread. Something deciduous, not evergreen. Some people...
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Stair Stringer

Thanks. I will post back once I get to that point. It may be a while. I'm just getting starte and am doing it on my own.
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Angled stair stringer

Okay, I think I figured it out. Here is the URL.

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa38/jasalisbury/DeckDiagram.jpg

The deck extension goes out from the existing deck 4' and the diameter of...
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Deck stair stringers

I have a document with a rough diagram, but it doesn't look like I have rights to post attachments at this time. At least I haven't figured it out yet. I am trying to get the permission and will...
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Angled deck stair stringer

Just installed a 7 foot diameter round hot tub sitting at a corner of my deck. It is not on the deck. It is on the ground sitting at the corner of the deck. A line running along the side of the...
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Beam Span

I should also note, the load requirement in my local code for decks is 40 psf live load. (Newport, KY).
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Beam Span

I've tried searching for this and seem to get conflicting information from different span tables.

I need a beam to span between two posts, 8' apart. Resting on the beam will be 2X8 joists, 16" oc....
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Light for garage entry door

My garage entry door is about 30 feet from the back of the house. To get to it you got out the house across a deck, down 4 steps from the deck, cross about 5 feet of sidewalk and then down another 6...
03-26-07, 06:38 AM
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Garden Path

I'm planning on putting in a somewhat meandering path in our back yard that will be approximately 40 fee long. My wife really likes the idea of stepping stones with some type of greenery infill...
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Deck Extension

Just wanted to get some thoughts on this. I may need an engineer.

This is what I currently have: 10X12 pressure treated deck about 37" high. 2X8 joists 16" oc running perpendicular to the house...
12-29-06, 08:04 AM
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Finding a structural engineer

You've probably done this already, but do you have any friends or acquaintances that are architects or contractors that can refer to to an engineer?

Just as illustration, this happened to me. I'm...
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Garage lights

Thanks. I'll look into the HO lights. I can't just put one in the center because as it turns out, that is exactly where the opener will be. I'm thinking at least two - one on either side of the...
12-20-06, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Jeff123

Wall Bracing

Thanks. I figured that is what I would do anyway. Just a little more nailing to do.
12-19-06, 09:44 AM
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Wall Braciing

Hi,

Framing up my garage. The walls are 4'6" (to get to alley level we had to dig out the yard so the rest of the wall height is comprised of the foundation/retaining walls). Studs are 16" oc...
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garage lighting

I am building a 16X19 foot (interior measurements) garage. There will be no windows. What type, size and how many lights would anyone recommend? I'm thinking flourescent shop lights. It is just...
12-01-06, 06:25 AM
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Lumber Grades

I hope someone can explain this to me. I've been trying to research it, but am just more confused.

I called the local lumberyard to get "2X6 SPF #2" boards for a project. They said that they had...
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Roof Sheathing Cuts

The roof will be 20'4" by 17'4". I wanted to put the long dimension of the OSB across the joists because I thought it would be better structurally, but I could run it the other way if it won't make...
11-28-06, 09:42 AM
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Moving Hot Tub

Thanks. I posted this some time ago, so have already moved it. I came up with the same thing. Levered it up, slid two 2" PVC pipes under it and rolled it right into place.
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Roof Sheathing Cuts

I will be sheathing a roof on a flat roof garage with 3/4" osb. The long dimension of the sheathing (4X8) will be put on perpendicular to the long dimension of the roof (across the joists). The...
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