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Well it's the old story. Which came first? The...

Well it's the old story. Which came first? The chicken or the egg.? I just say, you are driving a wreck.
11-17-19, 05:00 PM
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Found both washer and dryer out

While working on the car I had a load in the drier and a load in the washer.
Suddenly I found both washer and dryer out. Even though the washer is on its own 120 outlet and the dryer being...
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I Today I opened up the dashboard and loosened and replaced the plugs. I doubt this did anything. I also blew through the pressure tube and found it clear.
But when I tried again I found that...
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Washing machine no fill problem.

When I turn the machine on on the wash cycle, I hear a hum but no water flows. However, on the rinse cycle it flows normally. Does this add up to anything to someone who knows appliances. Unit is...
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Could I use clear epoxy to seal plywood edges?

Mt plywood is maple 5 ply but I think it the bottom were dragged across the floor it might delaminate. It isn't as monolithic as a $60 sheet as at H D. So what I am hoping to do is get a tube or two...
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Alignment of blade may have been the problem. I...

Alignment of blade may have been the problem. I have gone to s solid hardwood face frame and much the better for it.
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I guess that's why I don't ever see it done.

I guess that's why I don't ever see it done.
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Seems like you have many choices. Butt joints...

Seems like you have many choices. Butt joints with nails, glue, screws or dowels. You might also miter the pieces. Since it is a sink, you might consider using redwood.
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Diagonal ripping plywood?

I had intended to cut the front edges of planned cabinet on a table saw with the idea of gluing the cut off edge to make a corner concealing the plywood edge. But when I tried to make the cut I...
12-01-18, 12:50 PM
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Sure, you can cut off the bottom install a z...

Sure, you can cut off the bottom install a z strip and new piece at the bottom. I have also screwed the patch panel of top of the original, then cut through both layers at a 45 degree angle. Done...
05-11-18, 04:21 PM
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Identify holes and mounds.

I repaired a foundation vent which had space under it which could allow a mouse or rat to move through unimpeded.( This is a small part of a much larger rat control picture.)
Since, I have found...
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I took a look at JB Weld line of QwikWood putty...

I took a look at JB Weld line of QwikWood putty sounds like what I want in tan . Maybe. I would mostly like to use whatever epoxy I've got and then color it somehow. Does white epoxy putty take...
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Wood filler for transparent finish?

My counter top project has several wood defects including two knot holes in the back splash. I have some Water Weld (J-B Weld) which is white but what is there that can blend in with the wood?...
04-19-18, 07:03 PM
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The one thing you need to observe is that the...

The one thing you need to observe is that the system slants at least slightly down towards the drain and not up-and-down. You can eyeball it better with a ruller.
04-19-18, 06:49 PM
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If the drain pipe is still behind the vanity...

If the drain pipe is still behind the vanity then it is a simple matter of fittings and pipes to get there. It does take some thinking which is probably you objection. The flipside of Do It...
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I like the idea of the plaster seal but I can't...

I like the idea of the plaster seal but I can't get it out of my mind the image of a fat person grinding this plaster into dust over a ten year period. But you know something, my grandfather was a...
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This is a challenge because of its position on...

This is a challenge because of its position on the roof. I would suggest a POR-15 starter kit. This gives you chemicals for cleaning as well as the POR-15 paint. Then you can go over that with your...
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There probably is a reason for it which you may...

There probably is a reason for it which you may find out if you rip it out.. Or you might try exploratory surgery. What I am thinking for example is pipes. or an important beam. In which case you...
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I had a 115 volt HFT flux core wire welder and I...

I had a 115 volt HFT flux core wire welder and I used it extensively on auto body. Thgis weas only possible with lots of grinding and rewelding because the weld it makes is so crude. It is very slap...
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I take it you have not yet discovered laminate's...

I take it you have not yet discovered laminate's score & snap abilities? This is the easiest way to cut it. and if your are careful it works well. As you know, you will want to trim it to size when...
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Would it be permissible to put screws through the...

Would it be permissible to put screws through the sides of the cabinets into 2x4 runners against the inside walls? I think this is what they were recommending. I would use glue and screws. You...
03-19-18, 04:16 PM
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No, the two power line idea did not pan out,. I...

No, the two power line idea did not pan out,. I tried testing for voltage using both the breakers and only the crrect one produced voltage. The upper cable clearly controls the bathroom light. And...
03-18-18, 08:40 PM
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I think you have nailed it, AllanJ. So all I need...

I think you have nailed it, AllanJ. So all I need to do is run one of the pairs to the outlet and the other two pairs together? But whithout know where any of them go I am at a loss to know which...
03-17-18, 11:11 PM
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Unexplained electrical danger in double box install

I am converting a duplex outlet into a quad with GFCI controlling both. I thought it was going to be easy but it is laborious. I
Anyway, there are three cables that converge in the old box...
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You are apposed to clean that when you clean the...

You are apposed to clean that when you clean the toilet. It goes with the territory. That is condensed sh!t vapor. I just use a brush and some bleach and I clean it up. But if you want to you can...
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