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11-12-20, 11:23 AM
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Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind...

Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind of straps to attach wood at different angles (see hurricane ties). I'm thinking you'll need to remove those 3 stacked boards, they'll interfere with...
11-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Tumble

Would be an interesting technique for...

Would be an interesting technique for construction. I would bet they toenailed the post and beam together somehow. You could do the same for the new post (use nails not screws) and to reinforce the...
11-10-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Tumble

Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists....

Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists. I personally wouldn't use the EZ base for the bottom, too much surface area to hold water between the bracket and the bottom of the post (promoting...
11-07-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Tumble

Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of...

Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of the current post if wrapped would not fall completely on the concrete. So they effectively are not included in support. The other two sides touching...
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Tumble

If your able to go without its use, pull the...

If your able to go without its use, pull the toilet yourself, set it outside (maybe needs cleaning under the base?), completely block off the waste pipe. See if the stink stays or goes away with the...
Replies: 45
Views: 1,889
Posted By Tumble

You might need to remove the caps in order to...

You might need to remove the caps in order to insert the new U-joint. The needle bearings are held in the cap by the grease used during manufacturer. They rarely fall out, unless a sharp movement is...
05-24-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Tumble

Do you have access to the same post style? If not...

Do you have access to the same post style? If not and you want to preserve the look after you remove it you can cut off the bottom rot and replace it with good wood. If your in luck, the rot doesn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Tumble

Maybe I'm not seeing correctly, but it looks like...

Maybe I'm not seeing correctly, but it looks like the staining starts about 1/3 (maybe 1/2?) the way up at the connection between that roof and the brick wall??? If so, I would think your issue...
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Tumble

Why would it take 2-3 hours? 6X6 is not a...

Why would it take 2-3 hours? 6X6 is not a limiting factor for a sawzall. How far down are they? I could see it might be awkward, but an aggressive blade should cut through "relatively" quick. You...
03-18-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Tumble

I built my shed, 8X14. A friend had a shed from...

I built my shed, 8X14. A friend had a shed from one of the BB stores. My neighbor has had 2 Amish sheds installed. The Amish sheds that I have seen put most others to shame in their quality,...
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Tumble

That looks to be a form of 'exposed aggregate"...

That looks to be a form of 'exposed aggregate" finish. My version of exposed aggregate in my driveway has more rounded smooth pebbles than yours. Just from a personal observation, exposed aggregate...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-17-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Tumble

A post on a DIY forum and the brand new poster...

A post on a DIY forum and the brand new poster does not want any opinions from "diyers" only experts.

Here's my expert opinion on vinegar, You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. My guess...
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Tumble

Using your picture as a reference, the tab swings...

Using your picture as a reference, the tab swings to the right (kinda counter clockwise-ish). If you look closely at the tab in the picture, as the card is installed it pushes down on that ski jump...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-27-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Tumble

Can you get a closer shot of the rust,...

Can you get a closer shot of the rust, specifically on the left side. It almost looks like a coating is coming off with rust beneath it. The edges look pretty sharp/defined, as if the coating has...
12-21-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tumble

A couple of observations. I used those posts when...

A couple of observations. I used those posts when I rebuilt my fence. I have not had the issues you show, though my wood looks slightly newer than yours. The end of the rail looks to have a pretty...
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Tumble

Would I be close to guess a Ford? My F150...

Would I be close to guess a Ford?

My F150 has one of these also.
06-04-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By Tumble

I removed all of the attic insulation in a pretty...

I removed all of the attic insulation in a pretty small cabin last year. Rented a insulation vac. Took three of us 3 days and it was not fun. It was in a cool climate so heat wasn't an issue but...
02-02-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By Tumble

Retail CO detectors (UL Listed, look like smoke...

Retail CO detectors (UL Listed, look like smoke detectors) are designed to trip significantly below levels where you incur health issues. Who would buy a detector if was designed to possibly trip...
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