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07-03-17, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Monsterdaddy

Oh, I guess they are indeed. Thanks

Oh, I guess they are indeed. Thanks
07-03-17, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Monsterdaddy

Oh I have a cabinet (under the counter). I'm...

Oh I have a cabinet (under the counter). I'm placing my countertop inside it because I want to keep the countertop clear. It will look nicer with a trim kit...

So when you say it's OK to run the...
07-03-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,941
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Yes. I originally wanted a built in but I don't...

Yes. I originally wanted a built in but I don't want to have my wet bar meet the definition of a kitchen (permanent cooking appliances). I have 2 GFCI outlets but they are 15 amps on one line with...
07-03-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,941
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Microwave and TV on same circuit?

I have a 20 amp circuit that has two outlets. One is for the microwave that draws about 15 amps and the other is for a TV mounted to the wall for a couple of extra watts. I heard about the 50% rule...
07-03-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Thanks all, it looks like it was a 12 gauge wire...

Thanks all, it looks like it was a 12 gauge wire and spray paint had made it's sheath look white. So I rewired it all with 12 gauge.
07-02-17, 08:47 PM
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Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Does the 50/50 rule apply nationwide? I wonder...

Does the 50/50 rule apply nationwide? I wonder how would it be applied since clueless consumers probably don't know this and buy DW without checking the amps.

BTW, is that why microwaves seem to...
07-02-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

BTW why does every new dishwasher instructions...

BTW why does every new dishwasher instructions ask for a dedicated circuit??? I found that 7.8 amp (and another 7.1 amp) DW require that. Of course, it's seems to be the same boilerplate I read on...
07-02-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

I've been looking specifically at low amp garbage...

I've been looking specifically at low amp garbage disposals and dishwashers. I found an inexpensive 4.5 amp gd and a 7.8 amp dw for a total of 12.3 amps because I thought it was just a 15 amp...
07-02-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Thanks, I'm actually hoping my eyes were wrong...

Thanks, I'm actually hoping my eyes were wrong and it was a 12 gauge. Simple fix to undo the 14 and get some 12. Obviously, I would rather have a 20 amp for a garbage disposal and dishwasher. I...
07-02-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,357
Posted By Monsterdaddy

20A circuit wired with 14 gauge?

In my house I have an outlet that I ran 14 gauge wire to a new outlet for a garbage disposal and dishwasher. I thought it was a 15 amp circuit. When I took a closer look at my electrical box I saw...
06-28-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Yeah, I found out about shielded couplings. I...

Yeah, I found out about shielded couplings. I will definitely use it since I also don't want the horizontal pipe section to sag.

I was thinking to be extra anal about it, I could ABS cement the...
06-27-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Adding a sanitary tee hub to existing ABS pipe line

Hi Folks, I'm adding a bar which includes a wet bar sink. I planned on making a connection to the existing bathroom sink line which is 1 1/2 ABS pipe that I can access 16 inches of horizontally.
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08-28-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,785
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Well, I guess I am lucky as hell. The builder...

Well, I guess I am lucky as hell. The builder originally installed a faucet with a Moen M-Pact common valve system. So to make changes I don't even need to undo any valves for the Roman tub or the...
08-25-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,785
Posted By Monsterdaddy

How to replace Roman bathtub faucet set

We'd like to replace our old Roman bath tub set with a new one but of a different finish. I am concerned because all the hardware is underneath the tub that I have no access too. So I have two...
07-07-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,026
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Hehe, I'm working on it! :)

Hehe, I'm working on it! :)
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Views: 2,031
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Transition from Wood to Tile

where the tile is unfortunately about 1/8th of an inch shorter than the wood. There isn't any reducer that I have found that goes down just a mere 1/8th of an inch.

I would use a transition...
07-02-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,026
Posted By Monsterdaddy

I think my solution was much better than...

I think my solution was much better than scribing. (Scribing half an inch off is the entire width of the top baseboard.)

By shaving the inner side of the top baseboard off I got the room needed...
06-05-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,324
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Yeah, I seriously considered kerfing the lower...

Yeah, I seriously considered kerfing the lower end for that very reason. But I was worried about how difficult it would be to nail the upper section while bending the lower section. i.e. problems...
06-05-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,324
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Hi czizzi, sorry for the confusion but those are...

Hi czizzi, sorry for the confusion but those are 2 different issue. The bowing/sagging is in one room. I did solve that issue by keeping the lower baseboard level and beveling the inside end of the...
06-03-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,324
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Thought about the table saw already but I would...

Thought about the table saw already but I would lose too much material. I need to kerf along the exposed face.

Thinking of buying a cheap scroll saw to make the kerfs since they use the tiny...
06-03-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,324
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Bending MDF Crown Moulding

Hi Folks, I was looking for comments and ideas on bending MDF crown moulding. I am doing a 3 piece crown similar to the below image:
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05-30-08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,414
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Quick question: Howe casing is installed just...

Quick question: Howe casing is installed just like normal casings right? i.e. no need for Plinth blocks and use mitered corners?
05-30-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,026
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Sorry, I should have added details. All painted...

Sorry, I should have added details. All painted and the three piece part is all MDF and consists of 3 1/4 colonial baseboard x2 and 3 5/8 crown similar to the below picture.
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05-30-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,026
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Bowed Ceiling, Any Tips or Tricks for Crown Moulding?

I've searched and searched for a trick or tip to address installing crown moulding on a bowed ceiling. The length of that side of the ceiling is 18 ft and it bows down half an inch around the...
05-29-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,414
Posted By Monsterdaddy

Thanks chandler. Is colonial another name for...

Thanks chandler. Is colonial another name for Howe casings? I just can't seem to google any images of installed Howe casings. :(
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