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It sounds as if the walls are open and the studs...

It sounds as if the walls are open and the studs are exposed? ???

If so, instead of trying to "fill" the hole, why not just add additional stud(s) wherever you want them. less than $3.00 per...
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I have had a band saw in my shop for 10 years. ...

I have had a band saw in my shop for 10 years. Never touched it. It's job is to collect dust and take up space. And a fine job it does.

I use my table saw almost every day.
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Posted By merlesdad

JUst to be clear, you said you had the tops "made...

JUst to be clear, you said you had the tops "made a little long" that tell me length. But reading further it also sounds like you are talking about scribing the top to the wall which is usually...
12-29-09, 01:26 PM
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Theres no magic to drilling in granite and clips...

Theres no magic to drilling in granite and clips are the only sure way to secure your sink. Just imagine how much weight you will be putting in the sink with water dishes etc. My sense is that self...
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Posted By merlesdad

If your not prepared to buy the right tool, it...

If your not prepared to buy the right tool, it sounds to me like its a good time to meet your neighbors a co worker or even a family member. Someone has a hand saw that they will let you use, heck...
07-22-09, 06:59 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

Good Stuff is a Gel Urethane that is specifically...

Good Stuff is a Gel Urethane that is specifically designed for use with and really great for butcherblock.
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Posted By merlesdad

It may not be your window, the leakage may be...

It may not be your window, the leakage may be caused by your shutters. You shutters appear to be screwed directly to your stucco. If the screwheads are not sealed properly it is possible for water...
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Posted By merlesdad

To Desy2820, thank you for your help it worked...

To Desy2820, thank you for your help it worked perfectly. As you may have seen, I have been admonished by the tread police. I guess there is some restriction on what a member can talk about.

To...
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Posted By merlesdad

Most Laminate floors are intended to float, so...

Most Laminate floors are intended to float, so nailing then in place will only cause you problems later that you will not necessarily be happy about. The squeaking is likely caused by the...
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Posted By merlesdad

My sense is no one is quite sure what your...

My sense is no one is quite sure what your looking for in the way of an answer. I guess alot has to do with your level of experience and/or that of your help.

Is there something specific your...
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Posted By merlesdad

Excel delimma

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05-17-09, 07:03 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

Gabe G is right when he says the window unit is a...

Gabe G is right when he says the window unit is a new contruction type aluminum window. Can't say about the brand, they all look so much alike. Depending on the part of the country your in, it...
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Posted By merlesdad

It may not be pretty but it works. I finally...

It may not be pretty but it works. I finally ended up with the following formula. =IF(C83=1,D83)+IF(C89=1,D89)+IF(C95=1,D95)+IF(C101=1,D101)+(D53+D55+D60)

D62 is the sum of (D53+D55+D60)
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Posted By merlesdad

This was not exactly the way I wanted to do this...

This was not exactly the way I wanted to do this but I couldn't find a different way. So here goes, The previous post repersents my spreadsheet.

Depicted are the relevant cells in my spreadsheet...
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05-16-09, 05:01 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

Handicap Pull Down Shelf from Accessible...

Handicap Pull Down Shelf from Accessible Environments, Inc. (http://www.acessinc.com/Pull_down_shelf_mechanism.htm)

The above is probably not a link just a copy of the site location.

the site...
05-15-09, 12:23 PM
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Posted By merlesdad

I just went through a similar experience only...

I just went through a similar experience only with lightingjust today.

After getting the perverbial run-around from local stores, and the manufacturer in both NY and CA I got mad as hel and...
05-15-09, 09:56 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

The trim he used is most likely "scribe" molding...

The trim he used is most likely "scribe" molding supplied by the cabinet manufacturer.

Even if you find a molding that is thinner, you will probably have to stain it yourself. Sherwin Williams is...
05-15-09, 08:04 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

Before you consider the composit material cut one...

Before you consider the composit material cut one and see the inside. Composit material are not consistent in density inside and out or even throughout.
05-15-09, 05:32 AM
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Posted By merlesdad

While the Outwater Plastics Beam Sample Request...

While the Outwater Plastics Beam Sample Request (http://www.outwaterplastics.com) link may not have worked, the address is correct. I just pulled it up. Actually I pulled it up on the search engine
05-14-09, 06:45 PM
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Posted By merlesdad

Double hung windows never perform as well as...

Double hung windows never perform as well as casements no matter who makes them, so I'm not suprised by the results of your energy audit. Good quality kiln dried lumber is available in most major...
05-14-09, 05:56 PM
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Views: 11,464
Posted By merlesdad

There are plenty of adjustable feet available in...

There are plenty of adjustable feet available in all sizes, shapes and finishes, you just need to know where to look try www.outwaterplastics.com

Covering up the existing feet will just be...
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Posted By merlesdad

A shed is the perfect project to exercise some...

A shed is the perfect project to exercise some green thinking.
Lots of previously used products that are perfectly good on sites like Craigs list. You can save a loy of $$$.

It also the perfect...
05-14-09, 05:11 PM
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Posted By merlesdad

Assuming you have the skill, the tools and the...

Assuming you have the skill, the tools and the time, I think you should be commended for even considering such an undertaking, Do what all manufacturers do, borrow design ideas from existing...
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Posted By merlesdad

Its pretty self evident. That is, if you read the...

Its pretty self evident. That is, if you read the posts. The 1st sentence of the 2nd post explained why. FYI it is because the initial questions were answered before any reply was given and one of...
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