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11-02-22, 06:07 AM
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Oh ok. I was trying t okeep the current...

Oh ok. I was trying t okeep the current aesthetic but I can live with that. I'll make some calls. Thank you
11-02-22, 05:57 AM
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Oh ok. Where d I get a wide piece of PVC to use?...

Oh ok. Where d I get a wide piece of PVC to use? I'm not too keen on using wood again, and home cheapo doesn't seem to stock anything wide anough
11-02-22, 04:42 AM
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Posted By diy_in_atl

Make it? How?

Make it? How?
11-01-22, 08:42 PM
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That's the complete astrigal. Is there a way to...

That's the complete astrigal. Is there a way to just get that wood that is rotting? What is that part called?
11-01-22, 06:36 PM
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Views: 193
Posted By diy_in_atl

Replacing wood astragal edge on outdoor doors

I have a set of (French?) outdoor doors and an astragal between them. It appears that the piece between them on the front is wood and is rotting away so I want to replace it with PVC or something...
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Views: 404
Posted By diy_in_atl

Ok so I'm looking at this..I'm now wondering how...

Ok so I'm looking at this..I'm now wondering how I would take the natural stone down and put concrete there, like in a 12x6 pad to mount the sconce to. I've not really worked with concrete before. ...
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Views: 115
Posted By diy_in_atl

Depending on how much time you want to spend, you...

Depending on how much time you want to spend, you could find youself a nut with the same thread timing on it, and then fit it at the bottom of the lamp with a dremel or something. If the threads are...
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Views: 404
Posted By diy_in_atl

Thanks Danno...Id like to know how to get the box...

Thanks Danno...Id like to know how to get the box or sconce to sit flat on the column. What should I do in order to do that? I know you are suggesting a custom surface but the sconces I got already...
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Views: 404
Posted By diy_in_atl

My god. That's insane. I'm kind of...

My god. That's insane. I'm kind of wondering--what is the possibility that these columns are hollow? Is this something where I would break through one side after drilling some? If not, I figure...
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Yeah you're right. I can go with that. I'm...

Yeah you're right. I can go with that. I'm wondering if I could bore straight through to the back of the pillar. Are there even masonry bits that big?
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Posted By diy_in_atl

Ok. Do you have a recommendation for something...

Ok. Do you have a recommendation for something that looks like that? I want something where there's a light that points up and a light that points down.
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Posted By diy_in_atl

Do you recommend one PJMax? I was liking the one...

Do you recommend one PJMax? I was liking the one that had a light going up and down.
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Posted By diy_in_atl

I'm looking at something like these: ...

I'm looking at something like these:
https://a.co/d/3fbc9IM
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Posted By diy_in_atl

Thanks. The box with the electric is to the...

Thanks. The box with the electric is to the bottom of side D. I want to put the light on B side. What do I do? Bore a hole? Run it around? What do I do? Take a grinder to it and make a flat spot?
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https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/412x567/20221006_154547_d4f63a90f552a22b004de2b61ba4e57d49f5a164_4becdab0c3d71fd0e07a570c3b3c1315dbcfdadb.jpg
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Views: 404
Posted By diy_in_atl

Here is a picture of the stone column. It's...

Here is a picture of the stone column. It's about 7 feet tall.
https://i.*******/qY3qZzF/20221006-154547.jpg
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Posted By diy_in_atl

I was planning on using these: Outdoor...

I was planning on using these:

Outdoor Cylinder Wall Sconce (https://www.homedepot.com/p/C-Cattleya-11-75-in-2-Light-Black-Die-Cast-Aluminum-Cylinder-Outdoor-Wall-Sconce-CA1906-W/314409518)
...
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Posted By diy_in_atl

Suggestions on how to install sconces on natural stone gate columns

I'd like to install sconces on my two gate columns. I have electricity to each of them. What is the best way to mount a sconce on the front of each of them? The stone is not level or even.
09-22-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By diy_in_atl

I'm just wondering--I don't have wifi down there,...

I'm just wondering--I don't have wifi down there, which is my end goal. Is there a better option for putting WIFI out there? What about an outdoor repeater or AP?
09-19-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By diy_in_atl

I'm not putting the extender underground. At...

I'm not putting the extender underground. At this point, I'm going to replace the "in ground" box by removing the input wire and putting it above ground. I already have the box that can accommodate...
09-18-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By diy_in_atl

Ok dumb question--how would I connect one of...

Ok dumb question--how would I connect one of these outdoor wires that is in a conduit to connect to a smart outlet? Can I just stick a standard plug on the end?
09-18-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By diy_in_atl

Re-Running buried electric line across yard

I am attempting to re-wire my front yard. At present, it looks like this:
...
09-18-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By diy_in_atl

Success!! PJMax, that little thing actually...

Success!!

PJMax, that little thing actually works pretty well. I now have to post another thread about re-running the power to where I want it.
09-17-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By diy_in_atl

It's not coming from the conduit below. I think...

It's not coming from the conduit below. I think it is above, because it's bare wire below.
09-16-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By diy_in_atl

I took some pictures and went over to the local...

I took some pictures and went over to the local home-cheapo. I didn't notice it before, but it looks like the wire isn't fully in a conduit. The conduit only goes about half-way up. There, it is...
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