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07-14-20, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

Replacing old solid wood rotting threshold on exterior cellar door

Hi
I have an old wood threshold that is directly attached to the cement exterior cellar walk out door that exits to back yard in 1971 small ranch. I don't see any screws, so I assume it's glued...
12-16-19, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

Thanks, but the top would be more hidden I think...

Thanks, but the top would be more hidden I think as its up under when viewed from front.

EDIT: Wait, maybe you're right!
12-16-19, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

Bi fold louvered pine doors too tight for opening?

I just bought some white louvered solid pine bi-fold doors (2) for my mothers closet that she needed as it didn't have any. The opening is roughly 79 x 48 and the doors are of course 80 x 24 (x2)...
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Posted By Brian1900

Hi guys thanks. This "grate" is about 1.5'...

Hi guys thanks.

This "grate" is about 1.5' by 1.5 feet I'd say. About a foot or so from it is a round covered hole about 5 inches across with a cover that screws off with a tool I guess.
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Posted By Brian1900

Lots of rain last night and water near floor grate in basement almost 1 inch

We has lots of rain here in Westbrook Maine for about 24 hours and I woke up to a whole lot of water around a grate in the basement floor and expanding for maybe 10 or 15 feet in either direction,...
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Posted By Brian1900

Yeah I put the spring in. I have a kohler engine...

Yeah I put the spring in. I have a kohler engine in it. They used to catch immediately when I began pulling the cord. Now they don't till almost the end of the pull, I can start it though, so...
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Posted By Brian1900

Post lamp has no ground connection?

I just bought a nice looking square, pointed top black plastic post lamp as my other had broken after 20 years or longer.

Anyways, there's no place on the new lamp (bought at Lowes) to attach as...
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Posted By Brian1900

Pull starter "dogs" coming out late when I pull cord

I had to recoil the spring inside the pull starter after accidentally having it come flying out when I was taking apart the pull starter on my Lawnboy 10732 mower. Anyways, I got it together after a...
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Posted By Brian1900

No I don't know what type it is. I sanded with a...

No I don't know what type it is. I sanded with a sponge, used a terry cloth for the dust and then a damp paper towel and then coated with one coat of Cover Stain about 4 hours ago I'd say.

Worked...
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Posted By Brian1900

Thanks guys. This is a brand new Allen n...

Thanks guys.

This is a brand new Allen n Roth base drawer cabinet. Yes, I think I have to scuff it up and then apply oil based primer like I did with my old kitchen cabinets that turned out great...
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Posted By Brian1900

repaint allen and roth base cabinet?

I just purchased and had a carpenter put in and Allen n Roth base drawer cabinet, but it doesn't match my repainted kitchen cabinets. I need to paint over the paint that came with it which is a...
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Posted By Brian1900

drip edge lifting up off roof in a couple places

How do I afix the drip edge back down? I'm not sure, but edge where the drip edge is is lifting up i a couple places for about 6 or so inches, so that you can see under the shingles. Is there a way...
07-03-19, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Brian1900

Yeah it happens up here too, but it's a lot less...

Yeah it happens up here too, but it's a lot less noticeable than white on blue. It's just a bit different, but everything looks pretty good. Good enough for me.
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Posted By Brian1900

Trying to find a drawer base cabinet for kitchen 30 inch wide

I found 2 online in maple and one in alder. I need to be able to paint it to match my other cabinets.

I need a base drawer cabinet (3 draws only) for the kitchen, preferably in a wood rather than...
07-01-19, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

thanks Marksr! Speaking of the blue siding I...

thanks Marksr!

Speaking of the blue siding I painted with SW duration. It's holding up well after the winter, but now I have to go round and touch up all the cracks where white primer is showing....
06-28-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Brian1900

Yes, I think it's PT wood.

Yes, I think it's PT wood.
06-27-19, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

Painting railing tops? Paint keeps coming off every 2 years?

Hi.

Is it just normal for paint on the top of railings to kind of start flaking and coming off here and there every 2 years or so?

Should I just scrape, re prime and then use a good paint...
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Views: 1,311
Posted By Brian1900

How difficult is it to relaminate my 70's post formed countertops?

I have old 1970 or so countertops in my kitchen and have just repainted my old birch custom built cabinets white and peppercorn on the bottom. They came out beautiful and it took me almost 4 weeks...
06-13-19, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

Thanks I do sand between coats. This is in the...

Thanks I do sand between coats. This is in the FINAL coat. I managed to scrape out the defects and just brushed on a light coat over the areas. Hopefully the brush marks won't show that much. I...
06-13-19, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

I keep getting dust and little hairs in the final...

I keep getting dust and little hairs in the final coat of my base cabinet doors. Is there a way to remove a small hair, etc?
06-12-19, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Brian1900

I ended up spending another $50 for Emerald in...

I ended up spending another $50 for Emerald in the Peppercorn. I like Emerald so far! Very smooth paint going on. Hopefully it will work out good. It's drying now.

So I wasted about $50 on the...
06-12-19, 03:12 AM
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Views: 2,355
Posted By Brian1900

I'm thinking of getting something else, maybe...

I'm thinking of getting something else, maybe emerald or duration or something cause it's 3 days later and this paint is still tacky and leaving fingerprints and everything and I've read of others...
06-10-19, 04:52 PM
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Views: 1,348
Posted By Brian1900

Thanks, so maybe what I want is a "cabinet...

Thanks, so maybe what I want is a "cabinet maker"?

I didn't want the old counter repaired, I just want someone that can install new laminate sheeting on them or over the old stuff.
06-10-19, 02:39 PM
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Views: 1,348
Posted By Brian1900

Who would I call to relaminate my post formed counter from the 70's?

What type of place would relaminate my old counter tops that are from around 1970? They're the old fashioned square edge type that have a sheet of Formica over cheap wood,

I also want another...
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