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Count me in as one who prefers stained trim. To...

Count me in as one who prefers stained trim. To me it adds warmth to a room, especially with the wood floor. Last year I refinished a wood floor in my living room and hall. I replaced the painted...
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It takes very little color. Get a gallon of...

It takes very little color. Get a gallon of white and add about a half pint, no more. You'll be surprised at how little of the dark brown it will take.

If a half pint is not dark enough, you can...
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Each video component you hook up will need to be...

Each video component you hook up will need to be told what the tv format is - 16x9 or 4x3.
You will also have to tell the component whether its 480p, 720, or 1080.
Some DVD players need to be told...
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If the blue was custom mixed, you might be able...

If the blue was custom mixed, you might be able to get the purple you want. The clerk would have to add the tint in the purple that was not in the blue. There is more to than adding red.

If...
03-12-09, 05:20 PM
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I'm still running Windows 2000 Professional. It...

I'm still running Windows 2000 Professional. It works well. The only reason I'll upgrade is that world will eventually stop producing software and pdf files that my computer can read and use.
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A ceiling is hard to roll evenly. You apply too...

A ceiling is hard to roll evenly. You apply too much pressure overhead, then the further you stretch your arms the less pressure is applied. Get an extension handle for the roller. It helps.

I...
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If it hasn't been too long, one of those kitchen...

If it hasn't been too long, one of those kitchen pads used to clean non-stick pans may help the elbow grease.
You might also try the cleaners used for solid stove tops.
But as always, try in an...
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I think something else is afoot, too. Did...

I think something else is afoot, too.

Did you hang the drywall yourself? Are you sure they are drywall screws and not just a wood screw or nail?

Was the drywall screwed directly into the...
02-24-09, 02:20 PM
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Posted By BobF

It could also be a leather faux finish.

It could also be a leather faux finish.
02-20-09, 03:02 PM
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This is some kind of faux finish, so i moved it...

This is some kind of faux finish, so i moved it to the faux finish forum. Perhaps you'll get some other suggestions.
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Sherwin-Williams has a product called shark grip...

Sherwin-Williams has a product called shark grip that is added to the stain. The only other viable option is to put down a 2-part epoxy coating. I don't know if shark grip or sand can be added to...
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I must say I've never seen construction like you...

I must say I've never seen construction like you describe. My experience with steel studs to put them in vertical. If you know you are hanging cabinets or such, you put a blocker board (3/4"...
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The first thing that comes to my mind is that...

The first thing that comes to my mind is that whatever you are painting wasn't smooth to begin with. Paint will not fill gaps, pore, etc to a smooth finish. Spraying should leave a very smooth...
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My immediate thought was - 30% off what? MSRP?...

My immediate thought was - 30% off what? MSRP? That is no bargain! Now, 30% off their regular sale prices could mean some good deals.

You still need to compare prices to other electronics...
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interesting issues with digital conversion

There was an article in our local paper today about the digital converter boxes. Using a converter box seems like a no-brainer to us, but it daunting for many.

Many people that have them have no...
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This answer may be frustrating to you, but both...

This answer may be frustrating to you, but both reps are correct.

There is no right or wrong when it comes to glazes. It all works. Each variation gives different results. Like art - the...
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There are two ways to set up a sub. It depends...

There are two ways to set up a sub. It depends on your amp.

Basically its whether you want to let the sub determine the crossover (what freq is played the sub and what goes to the speakers) or...
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I would say its for two reasons 1) many...

I would say its for two reasons
1) many people will buy the 1080p set over the 720, regardless of how well they can discern a difference
2) its probably the same basic parts as in the larger...
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Buy the CO detectors (you should have them...

Buy the CO detectors (you should have them anyway), then use the coal.

I'd also get some fuel oil. Prices around me have fallen quite a bit - about what it was 4 years ago.
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You don't need gas. I burned wood for several...

You don't need gas. I burned wood for several years and never had any problems. My fires would be going full tilt in 15-20 minutes.

Start with wood that has been seasoned at least one full year....
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Posted By BobF

Also try channel 00 - you may need to enter it...

Also try channel 00 - you may need to enter it with a remote.
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I agree with the comments about CR. Their "best...

I agree with the comments about CR. Their "best buys" are hit and miss. I gave up on them years ago when they lambasted a sports car for handling like a sports car - well duh!
Further - you have...
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You'd have to use a lot of nails/screws to keep...

You'd have to use a lot of nails/screws to keep the floor smooth and level. You may need to do that anyway for sheet flooring. A quick easy fix is self-stick tiles.
09-12-08, 06:03 PM
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Posted By BobF

It's going to vary by state and locality and by...

It's going to vary by state and locality and by what type of work you do.

Check with your town/state.
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You might try an aniline dye. Dye the back (top)...

You might try an aniline dye. Dye the back (top) to see if you like it. Like Mark said, it might turn that a dye won't work either.

I am not talking about stain like a minwax stain. Dyes are...
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