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Forum: Water Heaters
01-19-20, 07:08 PM
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Posted By wwolfe01

Inconsistent Hot Water

I have noticed over the years that after about 7-8 years after installing a new hot water heater the hot water is not always hot. If no one has been using hot water for cloths washing, etc during...
10-08-19, 11:08 AM
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Posted By wwolfe01

Running 14-2 through corner studs

I need to run some 14-2 wire through a corner stud (4 x 4). How big of a hole should I drill so as to make the bend with the wire? Other suggestions?
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Views: 288
Posted By wwolfe01

Nailing PVC FaceBaorads

I have a contractor who wants to nail PVC face boards with regular nails and use an oil based paint over the finished boards.

Is this normal? Why not use SS fasteners and not paint at all?
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Posted By wwolfe01

PVC Face Boards

Can PVC faceboards be glued using PVC cement to create a large panel; i.e. 12" x 24"?
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Posted By wwolfe01

Smile Mortaring Concrete Pavers

I am going to mortar some concrete pavers over a poured concrete slab. The slab is fairly level. Any caveats or advise before I start?
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Posted By wwolfe01

Thanks - That is what I thought - Will fill with...

Thanks - That is what I thought - Will fill with stones.
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Views: 477
Posted By wwolfe01

Question Shed Foundation

I had an 8x10 concrete pad poured on which I constructed a small shed. The concrete form at the rear of the pad is adjacent to a shadow box fence. The concrete guy said to leave that form in place...
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Posted By wwolfe01

Steel Angle - Manufacturing film

I bought some angle steel from Lowe's and it is covered with a silver-grey film that gets on everything it touches. How is the best way to clean this; soap & water, mineral spirits, etc? I am...
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Posted By wwolfe01

Drilling in Concrete

I am drilling 1/2" holes in a concrete pad on which I plan to install a shed. I am using a Ryobi hammer drill, battery powered. The holes are not round, but somewhat triangular in shape. What am...
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Views: 389
Posted By wwolfe01

French drain exit pipe size

I am putting a French drain at the front of a storage shed. The exit pipe will be approximately 15 ft. The French drain has a 3" opening, but with an adapter can accommodate a 4" pipe. The opening...
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Views: 481
Posted By wwolfe01

Anchor Bolts

Why not set them in wet concrete, I cannot be that precise as to where they should go.

Should I use expansion bolts or concrete screws, which is best?
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Views: 481
Posted By wwolfe01

Concrete expansion Bolts

I am having a concrete foundation poured on which I will install a prefab shed. It will be anchored to the concrete via expansion bolts. How long should I let the concrete cure before drilling?
06-23-18, 07:04 AM
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Views: 294
Posted By wwolfe01

Thanks

Thank you for your responses.
06-22-18, 05:57 PM
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Views: 294
Posted By wwolfe01

Spraying for Chiggers

I am using a hose end sprayer to spray for chiggers. The dilution ratio is 3 oz per gallon. for 500 sq ft of coverage. At this rate I use up the 3 oz before I can get 500 sq ft. sprayed. Should I...
04-13-18, 05:00 PM
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Views: 522
Posted By wwolfe01

When I spray the finish, it is slightly like a...

When I spray the finish, it is slightly like a very fine sandpaper. I used flotrol to try to help the finish smooth out, but that did not seem to work. And yes I use a small block sander. The...
04-13-18, 11:02 AM
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Views: 522
Posted By wwolfe01

Waxing Furniture Issue

I build furniture and usually finish with a shellac sealer coat followed by three coats of a water based Minwax product. I like to do a final sand with 400 or 600 paper and apply a wax. My...
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Views: 337
Posted By wwolfe01

Black gunk in bathroom sink

I keep getting a build up of a black gunk in the bathroom sink drain. What is it? I can clean the drain and in six months the build is back.
03-15-18, 05:35 AM
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Views: 958
Posted By wwolfe01

Thanks - I can do this.

Thanks - I can do this.
03-14-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By wwolfe01

Yes, but what is the best technique to remove it?

Yes, but what is the best technique to remove it?
03-14-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By wwolfe01

Ceramic Towel holder Removal

I need to remove the ceramic towel holder as shown on the attached pic. I have replaced a number of tiles, but before I take a mallet to the towel holder, I would like to see if there is a better...
11-16-17, 06:07 PM
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Posted By wwolfe01

Veneer Application

Should I apply a coat of shellac to the glue side of a piece of veneer before gluing it to the substrate so as to prevent glue bleed through?
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Views: 432
Posted By wwolfe01

Solution to Planing Thin Short Stock

Here is my solution. I glued long pieces to each side of the short stock and planed down to 0.15".82226
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Posted By wwolfe01

Planing with a Dewalt DW 735 planer

The manual says not to plane material shorter the 12". I have some 10" material that I need to plane down to 1/8". I am thinking of attaching it to an MDF carrier with double sided tape and run...
06-15-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By wwolfe01

Thanks for the info. It was very informative.

Thanks for the info. It was very informative.
06-15-17, 09:11 AM
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Views: 637
Posted By wwolfe01

Kiln Drying

Thanks for the info. I will start with another board and rough cut to size. If I want to kiln dry the parts in the oven, what would be a good temperature and time for a piece that is 7" x 20" x...
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