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Outdoor water main shut off valve

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How to move 2002 Roper Top Loader Washer

I have to move a 2002 Roper Top Loader Washer and don't have a model #.....Does anyone know if that washer
had a moving bolt to stabilize the drum or did it use cardboard or foam to hold the drum...
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Posted By Tonesg

It looks like offsetting the saw fence is a good...

It looks like offsetting the saw fence is a good way to go. 90 degree cuts is what I want. Is offsetting the fence a simple matter? I'm not the one who will be doing the cutting, just trying to be...
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cutting groove in 2X2 with table saw

I need to cut approx 3/16" wide and 1/5" deep grooves in 2x2" IPE 8' posts, down the entire length and need advice using a table saw to do this. Is it possible/advisable to get the 3/16" width groove...
11-28-19, 11:38 AM
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How small a size would be o.k. to screw into the...

How small a size would be o.k. to screw into the side of the PVC? I guess the smaller the PVC piece, the less it expands and contracts, so a smaller piece could be screwed in. The channel idea...
11-27-19, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Tonesg

Thanks for the replies. There are two links below...

Thanks for the replies. There are two links below which somewhat show what I have in mind for the outdoor privacy screen. The screen would be framed in wood, with panels cut out of PVC......I thought...
11-26-19, 10:52 PM
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1/2"x4'x8' PVC panel expansion and contraction

I'm thinking of using multiple 1/2"x4'x8' PVC panels (made by Veranda sold at Home Depot) in an outdoor multi panel privacy screen, framed in wood, (either IPE or Cedar) but am worried about possible...
11-21-19, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

No gap hinge for privacy screen advise

I am constructing a privacy screen using multiple panels connected by hinges.
I'm trying to find hinges that will leave no gap between the panels regardless of the opening position of the panels....
09-27-19, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

Sherwin Williams 66 glazing not drying

I'm reglazing some windows using SWP 66 glaze, and it's been about three weeks and the glaze still hasn't dried. When touched there is an indent. Talked to Sherwin Williams customer support and they...
09-19-19, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

I found a concrete contractor who is willing to...

I found a concrete contractor who is willing to drill through the concrete and into the soil deep enough to get 1/3 of the post into the ground. If he drills an 8" diameter hole 4" in from the edge...
09-18-19, 02:56 PM
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Best posts for 8' high fence

What is the best wood and dimension for posts for an 8' high fence? From what i've read pressure treated pine lasts the longest when in contact with soil and is better than cedar. Also, in another...
09-18-19, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

"....... the 1/3 (min) would apply!" That's...

"....... the 1/3 (min) would apply!"

That's consistent with everything i've read....don't understand why these contractors seem to want to cut corners.
09-18-19, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

"Is the semi circle actually half a circle re: a...

"Is the semi circle actually half a circle re: a 12.5' diameter?"

This slipped by me. It's a curved edge, not a half circle of a 12.5' diameter circle......Not sure what the circle diameter...
09-18-19, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Tonesg

Manden, Thanks for the detailed reply. It...

Manden,

Thanks for the detailed reply. It is not truly a half circle with a 12.5' diameter. The depth of the patio cement goes from 8" to 4" from one side of the semi circle to the other. There...
09-16-19, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

I'd think a few good gusts of wind might send the...

I'd think a few good gusts of wind might send the whole fence over, with only 8" deep posts. 8' high cedar board over board fence is a lot of weight...still, trying to give the guy the benefit of a...
09-16-19, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

Installing an 8' tall curved wood fence on concrete patio.

I'm going to install (or have someone else do it, if I can find someone) an 8' high wood privacy fence, about 12.5' long on a semi circle side of a concrete patio. The fence will be curved. Have...
08-14-19, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

what the thinest thickness mortar that would...

what the thinest thickness mortar that would work...I don't want the height of the stones to come up too much as it's just about the ideal height now. I got some 6ml plastic and put that between the...
08-14-19, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Tonesg

two 3/4" porcelin pavers stacked as stepping stones problems

I'm putting in a stepping stone path and to get more height out of a 24" square by 3/4" thick porcelain paver I stacked two of them on top each other to get a 1.5" height. At first everything seemed...
08-09-19, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Tonesg

Went to a local quarry and they recommended...

Went to a local quarry and they recommended crushed granite that is like sand...it has the consistency of sand, and is black....will this work, or should the crushed stone have larger pieces? I...
08-07-19, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Tonesg

Would like to avoid the extra expense of stacking...

Would like to avoid the extra expense of stacking as they are pretty expensive and i'm using 28 or them.... But, it sounds like the crushed stone should work.....at least no one has stepped in to...
08-07-19, 09:25 AM
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Views: 853
Posted By Tonesg

I did a little graphic to make sure i'm...

I did a little graphic to make sure i'm understanding what you're suggesting.....is it accurate? What size crushed stone should be used? Is it basically the powdered stuff?
Is "crushed run" what...
08-06-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Tonesg

When you say build up "the area" are you...

When you say build up "the area" are you referring to the area just under the stone to raise it to get more height allowing for more pea-gravel to be placed around it? I can put the crushed stone, an...
08-06-19, 09:50 PM
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Views: 853
Posted By Tonesg

When you say the path would need a lip of...

When you say the path would need a lip of aluminum or plastic, do you mean at the edges of the path? Would the bricks that are there act as the lip? We had a big storm a couple of days ago and the...
08-06-19, 01:16 PM
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Views: 853
Posted By Tonesg

Understood. To get a flat stable surface it seems...

Understood. To get a flat stable surface it seems the sand is essential. I'm using a 3/4" thick paver which leaves little room, maybe a 1/2" for the pebbles, which might mean the sand may become...
08-06-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By Tonesg

It looks like one person is saying to put the...

It looks like one person is saying to put the pavers on the pea gravel and one person is saying not to. I'm guessing the reason not to is due to the paver shifting on the pea gravel......or is there...
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