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03-27-10, 07:47 PM
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Planting fruit trees

I am not sure if I am in the right forum,but here is a question some one may know the answer to. How far apart should apple trees and pear trees be planted? I moved to Penna a few years ago and not...
05-01-07, 09:49 PM
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Views: 964
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MARKSR Thanks Sounds like very good advice.

MARKSR

Thanks Sounds like very good advice.
04-30-07, 01:43 AM
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Painting question for siding

My house is in need of repainting.The old latex paint is about 15 years old.It has some areas that are chalking very bad and a few places where the old paint is checkering and peels off easily.I know...
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Views: 1,841
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Question Sheet metal screws on wood

I am using 2x4 pt. wood for my deck railing.Also I am using simpson fasteners ( brackets) to attach the 2x4's to 4" pt. post.Will sheet metal screws work for this purpose as it seems the only kind of...
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Views: 985
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Question P. T. Shrinkage question

With all the good advice I have recieved on this forum my deck I have had to finish myself is coming along very nicely.I used Thompsonized 5/4 x 6 for the decking and it did shrink alot (width wise)....
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Deck railing question

I am at the point in building my new deck where I need some more good advise from the experts here.I have 4x4 pt post spaced apox 6' apart for the railing. I am planning to use 2x4pt between the post...
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Deck railing question

I would like to thank everyone that has gave me great advise in finishing the deck my friend had started and could not finish.
I have got to the stage I need some more help. I am useing...
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Views: 27,395
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Screw quanity question

I would like to thank all the guys that have gave me some great advise on my deck project.Good FREE advise is hard to come by these days!! I am just about to start putting the top decking on and was...
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Views: 4,681
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The 2x6x12 joist have not been cut down. I think...

The 2x6x12 joist have not been cut down. I think he was planing on over lapping the extra 2 ' and nailing them to the other joist, at least thats what I think. Thats the way I was going to do it or...
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Views: 4,681
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Thanks for all the insites guys. I am sorta stuck...

Thanks for all the insites guys. I am sorta stuck with what my friend already had started. The 2x6 joist have a tag on the end (home depot] that says YELLAWOOD pressure treated pine.2x6x12 #2 .25...
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Deck Question

Thanks Larry I should have mentioned location. I am in central florida. I agree with you about the # 1 grade it does look much better and straighter.At this point I think the extra cost will be...
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Deck question

I have been left finishing a deck project on my home.My friend that was experienced in deck building died unexpectedly.So i am going to have to finish it by my self (no close builders handy). The...
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screw spacing

Thanks Larry If i understand you correctly you are saying to use 3 screws to a board? 1 in the center and 1 in the other 2 1/2's ? Tom
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screw spacing for deck

I am building a deck and using 5/4 x6 P.T. wood for the top deck. What is the reccomended spacing for the screws.How close to the edge of these boards should the screws be placed.Using 2 1/2 "...
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