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The water is splashing mainly from the rim at the...

The water is splashing mainly from the rim at the front otherwise the flow is quite even. It splashes immediately when flushed. The throat appears to be 2" in diameter. It is an American Standard...
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No, they are matched. They were new when we...

No, they are matched. They were new when we bought the house.
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Thanks Chandler. I tried your suggestion, but...

Thanks Chandler.
I tried your suggestion, but no luck. The water around here is naturally soft, so there's very little build up of scale etc.
It just seems that the initial flow is too hard.
I...
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Toilet Flushes Too Vigorously

One of our toilets flushes too vigorously and splashes the bottom of anyone sitting on it at the time. It is ten years old and identical our on-suite toilet which doesn't have this problem. It has...
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Posted By golfstix

Thanks Mark. No, as far as I am aware there is...

Thanks Mark. No, as far as I am aware there is no card, although I haven't seen the new HD receiver yet.
I'll see if I can get the dedicated remote control.

Thanks again!
Matt
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Posted By golfstix

Hook Up Third TV

My daughter has just had a new HDTV and HD receiver hooked up with Starchoice. While doing this she asked the technician to hook up the old tv and Starchoice receiver in another room. Instead of...
02-23-07, 10:21 AM
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Posted By golfstix

Thanks all! After discussing your suggestions...

Thanks all!
After discussing your suggestions with my daughter, we've decided not to apply a pore filler and leave the surface natural after scraping & sanding it as smooth as we can.
We'll also...
02-22-07, 03:11 PM
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Posted By golfstix

My african mahogany is quite porous even after...

My african mahogany is quite porous even after sanding. It has similar porosity to red oak. I am concerned that it will still be a bit rough textured after finishing.
Matt
02-21-07, 10:17 AM
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Posted By golfstix

Question Mahogany - To Fill or Not to Fill

I am building two bathroom vanities from African Mahogany for my daughter. I have never worked with Mahogany before and am concerned about its porosity.

While we are not looking for a "fine"...
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Angry Melamine Paint colour Shift

We accidentaly stained our laminate covered bathroom vanity by placing a corrosive toilet bowl cleaner bottle on it. So we decided to refinish with a melamine paint from Home Depot. They...
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Posted By golfstix

I ran into the same difficulty when installing...

I ran into the same difficulty when installing prefinished
1/2inch X 3 inch Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) on our floors. The issue was compounded by the fact that both front and rear of each tread...
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Posted By golfstix

Tiling Front Steps

It has been hinted by my wife that she would like to "change the look" of the front steps which I think look just perfect as they are. Of course, I lost that debate. I am thinking tiles may be a...
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Posted By golfstix

Thanks! Will give it a try

Thanks!
Will give it a try
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Posted By golfstix

Unhappy Crack in bathroom sink

Our porcelin bathroom sink has a hairline crack. It is very fine and does not leak, but is now turning black. We have tried bleach to no avail. Is there anything we can do to minimize the...
01-22-05, 03:11 PM
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Posted By golfstix

Question What are these?

I have a set of screwdriver bits in a round, red, dispenser container. They are short and are designed to go into a magnetic holder that is chucked into a drill/driver. There are all kinds of bits...
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Posted By golfstix

Question Kitchen Cabinet Doors

My daughter has asked me to fabricate all new doors for her kitchen cabinets. She would like them made with 5/8" MDF, and would like 2" trim of 1/8" hardboard around the perimeter of each door. I...
11-26-04, 05:13 PM
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Posted By golfstix

Question Vacuum Shock

We have a central vac that is switched on and off at the tool end of the hose. I believe the switch system is run on low voltage DC or AC. Whenever I vacuum my shop and touch a piece of equipment...
11-14-04, 07:25 PM
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Posted By golfstix

Wallpaper no longer "In"

I've been recently told that wallpaper is going out of fashion! What's your take on this? Personaly my wife and I would rather paper than paint. Matt
11-05-04, 03:59 PM
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Posted By golfstix

Thanks Chris! I hope that will do the trick! ...

Thanks Chris!
I hope that will do the trick! Matt
11-05-04, 10:35 AM
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Posted By golfstix

Red face Edge Finishing for MDF

My daughter has asked me to cut new doors for her kitchen cupboards for which she wants to use 5/8" MDF. She intends to paint the doors and as she would like a clean look, would prefer not to use...
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Posted By golfstix

Unhappy Solid Hardwood Brazilian Cherry

We installed brazillian cherry (jatoba) hardwood in our great room, master bedroom and halls last January. We were told that this wood would darken as it is exposed to sunlight. It has and very...
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Posted By golfstix

With a lot of traffic, I wouldn't recommend...

With a lot of traffic, I wouldn't recommend hardwood. We have recently installed real hardwood in our family room and while we have no children at home, it is hard to keep it looking clean in...
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Posted By golfstix

Another alternative would be to undercut the...

Another alternative would be to undercut the baseboard just enough to allow the flooring to slide underneath. There are professional machines for this purpose that you can rent. In our case, I...
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Posted By golfstix

Unless, as Gramps has posted, the blade is on...

Unless, as Gramps has posted, the blade is on backwards, there is no way the blade should bind cutting a 2 X 4. You say the wood is tightly clamped and I wonder if you have also clamped the offcut...
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Posted By golfstix

Unhappy Smudged Hardwood Floors

Last Winter we installed new solid hardwood floors. We chose prefinished Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) and it is gorgeous. Both my wife and I prefer to go barefoot from Spring to Fall when in the...
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