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08-17-18, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Justin Furnas

Yeah the upload got smudged . Red is the...

Yeah the upload got smudged .

Red is the location of the console table. Green is the sectional and blue is the end tables and coffee table.

Yellow is the tv .
08-17-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Justin Furnas

End table behind sectional

So..

I have attached how my living room is laid out. The cut outs in the square are a door (at the top), and a doorway into my dining room at the bottom (which is about 8 feet wide).

Due to the...
02-16-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

Again, what you are not understanding is I DO NOT...

Again, what you are not understanding is I DO NOT HAVE ROOM! If I use a 2x4, I will NOT clear the ceiling. What I am doing, is what I have to do in my situation. You may not agree with it, but that...
02-16-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

That side, actually has two bottom plates. One of...

That side, actually has two bottom plates. One of them is shimmed and wedged underneath to make it level from the front of the room to the back, then the actual bottom plate for the wall with the...
02-15-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

Attached is the progress from today. It's only...

Attached is the progress from today. It's only temporarily fastened in. You can see how high it's off th ground in order to be level.

I need to finish building the stringers, then make the...
02-15-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

My apologies for not clearing that up. I wasn't...

My apologies for not clearing that up. I wasn't meaning to use them as 'joist hangers' as I originally referenced them, it was the only thing close I could think of at the time to provide meaning for...
02-15-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

Attached is an image of how I would be using...

Attached is an image of how I would be using them, except they would be horizontal instead of vertical. They would also be facing down to the concrete not facing up towards the underlayment. I am...
02-14-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

No, this is not being inspected and a permit has...

No, this is not being inspected and a permit has not been secured. It would've cost me 8x to cost to do it to code because of all the problems I ran into along the way.

here is a rough sketch of...
02-13-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

This isn't a terrible idea, although I have vent...

This isn't a terrible idea, although I have vent work and etc that is causing me some tight headroom as it is now so I am worried adding another 6 inches (2x4 + underlayment + padding * carpet) or so...
02-13-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

Again, there is no way I am spending that amount...

Again, there is no way I am spending that amount of money to fix this. There is no drain in the floor. There is a cleanout back there, but no physical drain. My guess is that they did it so that all...
02-13-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

It doesn't matter either way, most of this needs...

It doesn't matter either way, most of this needs to be tore down. I continued laying the strips out in this manner to see what I ended up with, and at the lowest point there's an 8" height...
02-12-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Justin Furnas

Leveling extremely uneven floor

Hello,

I am working on converting part of my basement into an office. In doing so, I have come to realize that there is an extremely aggressive slope running toward one side of my basement. There...
07-05-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Justin Furnas

This right here is the problem. The door jamb...

This right here is the problem. The door jamb isn't wide enough. (It's an 1" narrower than the old one, and even the old one was too narrow, but at least it wasn't as much). As far as ordering the...
07-05-17, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Justin Furnas

I'm not sure you guys are really understanding...

I'm not sure you guys are really understanding what the problem is. A 2x6 wouldn't solve it. There is about a 3/4" gap between the 2x4 at the front of the house and the door frame. I am trying to...
07-04-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Justin Furnas

The 2x4 is sitting width wise. In the image, the...

The 2x4 is sitting width wise. In the image, the 2" part is facing to the right, door frame to the left.
. If I use a 2x6 it won't be flush with the frame anymore.
07-04-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Justin Furnas

Trimming exterior door.

So I had to replace my exterior door, and in doing so had to do some modification. This is what I ended up with:

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In order to build out the door to meet the outside flush, I had...
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Justin Furnas

Doesn't matter, I can't use the stuff anyway....

Doesn't matter, I can't use the stuff anyway. I've went and gotten three cans and none of them have worked. As in, they don't even spray. The last can I finally just told the store to give me a...
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Justin Furnas

Drip pan and grate

I was able to find the parts to show you. The drip pans look exactly like this, except one has a much larger hole for the power burner and the other three are the same size.

Range Drip Pan | Part...
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Justin Furnas

'Just be sure there is no aluminum'. Are you...

'Just be sure there is no aluminum'. Are you referring to in the easy off cleaner, or on the parts being cleaned?

I have a huge metal tub that I was going to soak the parts in overnight, but not...
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Justin Furnas

When I was looking them up online, they are about...

When I was looking them up online, they are about $30 a piece. $120 for a piece of metal is something i'm not willing to spend for something that's over 10 years old. I'd rather just clean them the...
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Justin Furnas

Nasty stove buildup

Hello,

I recently acquired a used gas range, and aside from it being filthy, it's in really good great shape. I have been able to clean the surface, the door, the handle and the glass on the...
08-25-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Justin Furnas

Yes, the picture is not to scale at all. The...

Yes, the picture is not to scale at all. The 'closet' area I am proposing building would be a 'U' shaped closet that's large enough to be a walk in. As far as a closet on the other side of the...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By Justin Furnas

I am located in Michigan. I guess I should...

I am located in Michigan.

I guess I should have given room dimensions. The room itself is half the width of my house, and about as equally long, so i'd say 12' wide by 12' long. I am not sure...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By Justin Furnas

Addition on back of the house settling

So I moved into a house a couple of years ago, and there is an addition on the back of the house that currently is my laundry room. When I put my washer and dryer in there, I noticed that the floor...
08-23-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Justin Furnas

Bathroom remodel

Hello there, I was hoping to get other peoples' opinions on a possible bathroom design concept I am thinking of doing. I don't have any pictures as my digital camera stopped working, so I will try my...
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