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11-12-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By marksr

i bought this one 5-10 yrs ago. not as nice as a...

i bought this one 5-10 yrs ago. not as nice as a quality tool but it's worked well for me [not used professionally] https://www.harborfreight.com/oscillating-multi-tool-62866.html
11-12-20, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Tumble

Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind...

Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind of straps to attach wood at different angles (see hurricane ties). I'm thinking you'll need to remove those 3 stacked boards, they'll interfere with...
11-11-20, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Tumble

Would be an interesting technique for...

Would be an interesting technique for construction. I would bet they toenailed the post and beam together somehow. You could do the same for the new post (use nails not screws) and to reinforce the...
11-10-20, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Tumble

Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists....

Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists. I personally wouldn't use the EZ base for the bottom, too much surface area to hold water between the bracket and the bottom of the post (promoting...
11-08-20, 02:19 AM
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Posted By marksr

Take a 2x4 or 2x6 and use it to span 2-3...

Take a 2x4 or 2x6 and use it to span 2-3 ceiling/roof joists and then put your temporary jack studs under it.
11-07-20, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Tumble

Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of...

Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of the current post if wrapped would not fall completely on the concrete. So they effectively are not included in support. The other two sides touching...
06-04-20, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Much like daffodils and other bulbs that...

Much like daffodils and other bulbs that naturalize... they just do it. The bulbs split so one bulb becomes two and so on. Some plants send our runners underground and then those that grow...
05-25-20, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Digging is difficult as you've found. With many...

Digging is difficult as you've found. With many weeds you can actually end up with more weeds by trying to dig them up if you're not thorough and leave enough root in the ground.

If you want...
05-25-20, 07:17 AM
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Posted By YaddaYadda

They might be bulbs or corms. Dig down another...

They might be bulbs or corms. Dig down another foot beyond your past dig and let us know.
05-24-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Tumble

Do you have access to the same post style? If not...

Do you have access to the same post style? If not and you want to preserve the look after you remove it you can cut off the bottom rot and replace it with good wood. If your in luck, the rot doesn't...
05-24-20, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Marq1

Soffit material just hooks together lightly, no...

Soffit material just hooks together lightly, no tools needed!
05-24-20, 08:14 AM
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Posted By beelzebob

I would also extend the horizontal part of the...

I would also extend the horizontal part of the downspout away from the post/sidewalk.
05-24-20, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Wirepuller38

Looks like you are in luck. The vinyl soffit...

Looks like you are in luck. The vinyl soffit around the post looks to be the last piece installed, so should remove easily. Remove the soffit piece and use a temporary jack post to raise the...
05-24-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Marq1

A picture from further away would help but even...

A picture from further away would help but even if load bearing it's not going to be significant that as noted a temp support will handle.

Check out Simpson post supports, a better way to get the...
05-24-20, 04:55 AM
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Posted By manden

A piece of asphalt shingle also helps prevent...

A piece of asphalt shingle also helps prevent rot.
Place it with the grit on the concrete.
Then once the post is installed trim off the excess.
05-24-20, 04:25 AM
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Posted By marksr

Hard to say if it's load bearing from those pics...

Hard to say if it's load bearing from those pics but that would be a good bet.
I'd erect a temporary support and then remove/replace the damaged post. A post bracket/spacer will hold the bottom of...
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Posted By doughess

This is a Do It Yourself forum for those who do...

This is a Do It Yourself forum for those who do not want to pay, or cannot afford outrageous prices for professionals.

The parts jessman1128 need cost less than $50 at Supplyhouse.com or...
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Posted By PJmax

I'm not a big fan of the sheetrock touching the...

I'm not a big fan of the sheetrock touching the exhaust flue pipes.
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Posted By NJT

How to verify a boiler pressure gauge

The majority of boiler pressure gauges are defective or inaccurate.

When dealing with boiler pressure problems, the FIRST thing that must be done is to verify the accuracy of the pressure gauge. ...
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