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Hmmm...I'll give the rebar a try. I live on a...

Hmmm...I'll give the rebar a try. I live on a glacial moraine, and nothing can be pounded into the ground as is. It is full of rock. A post wouldn't go in more than an inch or two. I plan on...
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Thanks very much for your help! How do I anchor...

Thanks very much for your help!
How do I anchor the shore end?
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Thanks! This is going to be easier than I...

Thanks! This is going to be easier than I thought! If I decide I should anchor it how would I go about that? No, I'm not 600 lbs. :) I'm kind of normal. My verticals are 4x4 as well. I plan on using...
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New Dock Design Questions

i am building a 12 ft dock for my relatively large lined pond. I consulted with a professional pond builder and got the ok, provided I used additional liner under the posts. The posts in the water...
01-05-20, 04:31 PM
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Thanks! Bead board, trim and base boards are up....

Thanks! Bead board, trim and base boards are up. So far, so good. I'll start working on the beams tomorrow. I bought Fin/trim trim head screws, 8 x 1 1/2". I thought they would be easier to hide...
01-05-20, 02:36 PM
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What is a "stitch nail pattern?" An internet...

What is a "stitch nail pattern?" An internet search didn't help.
01-02-20, 12:10 PM
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Posted By mmorris1

Great ideas...thanks guys. Martha

Great ideas...thanks guys.
Martha
01-02-20, 10:10 AM
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Thanks Mark, the lag bolts look more secure. ...

Thanks Mark, the lag bolts look more secure. The thought of that thing directly over my head at night has been giving me the jitters!
01-02-20, 10:03 AM
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1x6x9' and 1x6x12' beams, the ceiling is thin...

1x6x9' and 1x6x12' beams, the ceiling is thin bead board covering, I suppose, sheet rock or whatever else is a common ceiling material and then into the joists. The inside dimension is the same as...
01-02-20, 09:32 AM
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Posted By mmorris1

Screw Size for Mounting diy Box Beams

I posted this elsewhere but this looks like a more appropriate place to put it. I'm making box beams out of 1" boards. Various online how-to articles recommended deck screw sizes of 2 1/2 " to 3...
12-03-19, 08:34 AM
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I don't know what my ceiling is...painted...

I don't know what my ceiling is...painted drywall, I suppose. Would the fact that it's painted make a difference? I'm glad to see I can buy adhesive by the bucket. :) Did you use nails or screws...
12-03-19, 08:16 AM
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Posted By mmorris1

Thanks all. I should have added that I plan to...

Thanks all. I should have added that I plan to nail as well; I thought that was a given but that the glue wasn't. I suppose it's drywall. It's a plain old painted ceiling. Marksr - what extra...
12-02-19, 05:43 PM
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Posted By mmorris1

I was going to use construction glue...

I was going to use construction glue...
12-02-19, 04:40 PM
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Beadboard on the Ceiling

I'd like to put up the 4x8 "Eucatile" beadboard panels from Home Depot onto a ceiling but the product says it cannot be used there. I like them because they are fairly lightweight and...
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It was no problem to remove the cap when I was...

It was no problem to remove the cap when I was using two caps that mounted to the flues. I want one top mount cap that will cover most of the chimney crown but they all seem to fix permanently to...
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I think I got it; I rig it so I can remove the...

I think I got it; I rig it so I can remove the frame, screen and lid from the base, which can then be fixed permanently to the crown? You lost me here, though: "So. I used stainless steel nuts and...
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Thanks, but caps come with removable tops. That...

Thanks, but caps come with removable tops. That wasn't my concern. If I remove the lid to clean, will I damage the rest of the cap? I don't know how easy these things are to bend and break. Would...
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Chimney Cap For Top-Down Cleaning

I have a double flue chimney and I want to cover it with a top or outside mount stainless steel cap. This is to replace two galvanized metal caps that were making an unsightly mess. I have to climb...
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He's not getting the parts; I am. There is no...

He's not getting the parts; I am. There is no wood stove in the living room so this is a complete installation. His recommendation - his own product - will cost me a LOT of extra money, and I don't...
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LOL Thanks guys. I don't know what I will need...

LOL Thanks guys. I don't know what I will need yet for sure. He is picking the stove up for me this coming Friday and then will let me know what parts I need. The pipe will go through the...
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Must chimney and kit match?

I bought a used wood stove and I am having it installed professionally. He understands that I am buying the components elsewhere as we both know what he sells is expensive. He said that the...
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The boards run the full length of my living room...

The boards run the full length of my living room but they are pine. We aren't talking floors though, of course. The pictures of edge grain counter tops on the internet all look like they run the...
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Edge Grain Walnut Countertop

I'm afraid this post doesn't belong on this forum because I'm hiring someone to do the job but I do need expert woodworkers' advice. I want black walnut edge grain counter top and I can't do it...
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Posted By mmorris1

Thanks, I'll mention it. That carb and bowl...

Thanks, I'll mention it. That carb and bowl should have been cleaned, by my calculation, six times by now.
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Posted By mmorris1

Thanks all. I'll pass all of this on to my...

Thanks all. I'll pass all of this on to my mechanic. I just know he will be thrilled to get the mower back. :)
Martha
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