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08-13-17, 01:03 PM
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Posted By shalihe74

Aaaahhh, I can see how you pros wouldn't see...

Aaaahhh, I can see how you pros wouldn't see tremendous value in the volt sensor. As a troubleshooting device, it doesn't have a lot to offer. Power yes? No? Though I do have a multimeter (that I...
08-12-17, 02:32 PM
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Views: 855
Posted By shalihe74

Sorry to disappear without responding to y'all!...

Sorry to disappear without responding to y'all! (I know you were all waiting with bated breath for a reply.) Trying to get this light working was the last thing on my to-do list before ducking out...
08-03-17, 12:52 PM
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Posted By shalihe74

The normal toggle switch didn't fail; it did a...

The normal toggle switch didn't fail; it did a splendid job of turning off when I heard the grinding noise. Thankfully. It's a long dash from that room to the breaker box. :eek:

Thanks for the...
08-03-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By shalihe74

Grinding noise when switch turned on

Hi all,

Been a looooooong time since I've had to post up a question here. I think this is a good one, though. :)

I have an outdoor light that, since 2011? 2012?, has been on an X-10 switch...
05-05-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

Nice call on the gravel. Would not have thought...

Nice call on the gravel. Would not have thought of that.

Thank you all so much for your help. You really are a great group - I have had so many questions since I bought my house, and you've...
05-05-13, 05:25 PM
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Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

I know the one you're talking about - an actual...

I know the one you're talking about - an actual electrical box that will seal up nice and tight around the actual wires and their connection. At least, I can visualize it and will recognize it when...
05-05-13, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

How about one of those boxes that they use for...

How about one of those boxes that they use for irrigation? Linky linky....
05-05-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

Wow - just switching out the box will be easy. I...

Wow - just switching out the box will be easy. I love it when unexpected issues are easily resolved! (This is somewhat serendipitous, actually: if this is the circuit I think it is, I have found it...
05-05-13, 03:43 PM
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Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

Okay, so it is a duck, and I suspect it is a duck...

Okay, so it is a duck, and I suspect it is a duck that will need work to be made right.

:)

Here it is, with its lid on. In the bottom center/right you can see a little bit of grey pooking out...
05-05-13, 03:13 PM
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Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

Okay - I'll be back in 20 minutes or so w/ a pic.

Okay - I'll be back in 20 minutes or so w/ a pic.
05-05-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,113
Posted By shalihe74

Buried electrical box questions

Well, I >think< it is a buried electrical box.

Project of the weekend is to make a few changes to the waterline in the front yard; easy stuff: a cutoff and a few extra hose spigots. When I dug...
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Views: 5,888
Posted By shalihe74

Screws through the drywall might be a little...

Screws through the drywall might be a little overkill. Though... it would give me something to hang pictures from... if I didn't mind everything hanging right at the ceiling. :D

Thank you SO much...
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Posted By shalihe74

I mean plywood. Galvanized screws long enough to...

I mean plywood. Galvanized screws long enough to go into the plywood.

Doh!

They'd be some looooooooooong screws to get through the drywall!
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Views: 5,888
Posted By shalihe74

Yep, the house is definitely painted. Good to...

Yep, the house is definitely painted. Good to know that is enough to stop corrosion.

There are a few reasons why I can't just run a downspout. First, I think it'd be just ugly. :) Second, both...
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Views: 5,888
Posted By shalihe74

Installing gutters onto stucco house

Hey folks,

My house has a parapet-style roof that drains through 5 scuppers. 2 of the scuppers drop the water directly to the ground (the other 3 flow onto other roofs). I'd like to redirect the...
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Views: 2,154
Posted By shalihe74

Many thanks to all for their awesome input. :) ...

Many thanks to all for their awesome input. :)

You've got a good point about just getting a shaper. I'd loooooove to get 'real' tools like that but, unfortunately I don't have a place for them...
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Views: 2,154
Posted By shalihe74

I agree on the 'pro' sets being expensive and......

I agree on the 'pro' sets being expensive and... for what (at least at my amateur level)? When I was looking, the thing I liked about the expensive ones was that they were really sturdy and big...
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Views: 2,154
Posted By shalihe74

Thanks for quick replies! I do have a...

Thanks for quick replies!

I do have a burly-enough router, having picked up a Triton TRC001 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006LUM7/ref=oh_o02_s00_i00_details) recently for this very purpose....
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Views: 2,154
Posted By shalihe74

Fence for panel raising?

Hey folks,

I'm getting ready to build a router table, and have a couple of fence designs I like. However, none of the designs accomodate - without alteration - the largest, panel raising bits.
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02-24-12, 02:21 PM
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Views: 3,673
Posted By shalihe74

I can't add anything on technique, but recently...

I can't add anything on technique, but recently picked up a book off of Amazon called Understand Wood Finishing by Bob Flexner. It does a really awesome job of explaining the features and...
01-17-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,113
Posted By shalihe74

Sorry to abandon the thread for a few days. I...

Sorry to abandon the thread for a few days. I need a router table for my next project (attempted cabinet-door making), so have been focusing on modding a design I found & buying new toys. (And...
01-03-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,113
Posted By shalihe74

Hey Chandler - thanks for the input. I'm not...

Hey Chandler - thanks for the input.

I'm not 100% sure I get what you mean when you say 'do it on both ends'. I think you're saying to put a mending plate on the widest part of the crack, and...
12-28-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,113
Posted By shalihe74

Hmmm... good advice. That's something I haven't...

Hmmm... good advice. That's something I haven't done with a router before. I'llhave to practice a bit & see if I can make it happen without too much risk of irreparable damage. :) Thank you!
12-27-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,113
Posted By shalihe74

First off, thank you so much for responding and...

First off, thank you so much for responding and for your input! It's very much appreciated!

Let's see... the crack is actually already towards the back. In the attached pic, it'd be to the right...
12-27-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,113
Posted By shalihe74

Repairing split wood

Hey folks,

Hopefully this is the right place for this question...

A while back I built an insert to go between my range and countertop, since the cut-out on the countertop was bigger than the...
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