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Forum: Around the house.

The place for all home improvement related posts both flatwork and turned. Landscaping is also welcome!

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read: Pics in threads

    In the past we have had problems with linking pictures in posts from off-site locations. For example, pics disappeared from the off-site location,...

    Started by sawduster, 06-30-2010 9:42 pm
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  1. The back room saga continues...

    Now that the monster AC unit is off the roof and it's time to start finding guys to put a new roof on anyway, I'm back to thinkin' about my back room...

    Started by Beamer, 08-13-2010 3:30 am
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  2. Kitchen Overhaul

    And so the adventure begins.....gonna overhaul the kitchen. I've already started by replacing the stove and vent hood which will be the easiest part....

    Started by ScottD, 08-14-2011 5:46 pm
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    08-06-2013 3:19 pm Go to last post
  3. Old rotten hay barn

    I got an old hay barn for free. Judging by tool marks and joint details I would guess that it was built during the later half of the 19th century and...

    Started by TW, 02-05-2011 3:20 pm
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    09-09-2013 2:16 am Go to last post
  4. Setting posts

    I want to build a permanent sun shade / gazebo thing in our backyard, to give us some shade until the trees grow bigger (see the rough sketch below)....

    Started by safetyboy, 05-10-2011 12:03 am
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    06-03-2011 8:03 am Go to last post
  5. Space heater questions

    Alright - we received a space heater years and years ago..... it's probably been at least 20 years. It is an electric - I think it circulates hot...

    Started by Sachbvn, 12-02-2010 6:14 am
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    12-13-2010 2:17 pm Go to last post
  6. Forging Metal

    I want to make a set of fireplace tools for personal use. Planning on using reenforcement rod for the stock. How would I "weld" separate pieces...

    Started by art3427, 01-09-2011 3:47 pm
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    01-16-2011 12:15 am Go to last post
  7. Finally starting summer project

    I've been planning for years to re-do our front steps, but before I can start on them I need to remove and re-pour the sidewalks in front of the...

    Started by autobodyman, 06-01-2011 2:57 am
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    08-19-2011 12:25 am Go to last post
  8. Limited space for headers

    The old Mobile home's doors are givin' way and replacements are prohibitively expensive at about 400 per unit. Gonna go the old redneck rout of...

    Started by Mickey Cassiba, 06-05-2011 4:23 pm
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  9. Dock construction part deux

    I'm back working on the dock. The plan is to work on it every 3rd weekend in the month. I should finish it in about a year. Here is what it's...

    Started by CajunRider, 11-26-2012 11:26 am
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    12-11-2012 10:39 am Go to last post
  10. Garden Time?

    I've got a spot in my yard that won't even grow a weed so I thought I would terrace it into level sections (close to level) and put in raised beds...

    Started by ScottD, 01-08-2013 11:12 pm
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    09-05-2013 1:09 pm Go to last post
  11. Workshop, Q1

    The long awaited day has arrived - we bought a new house on 3 acres, so I finally have the room and the go-ahead to build my dedicated workshop! ...

    Started by safetyboy, 05-29-2011 1:35 am
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    05-30-2011 11:03 pm Go to last post
  12. Hot Water

    I have OIL fired heat in my house I have tankless hot water I have well water The furnace is vintage 1979 I cannot afford a new furnace

    Started by Leo Voisine, 10-22-2011 9:48 pm
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    11-07-2011 4:16 pm Go to last post
  13. Shop building repair

    Built this back in 1987, city told me I couldn't have an overhang on the front, two years ago I had seamless gutters put on which stopped the water...

    Started by autobodyman, 03-31-2012 7:46 pm
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    06-28-2012 9:41 pm Go to last post
  14. Paint/Paint Thinner Odor

    My daughter and son-in-law suddenly have an odor in their home that smells like paint or paint thinner. We've searched the attic, crawlspace, and...

    Started by PastorPaul, 12-12-2011 9:11 pm
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  15. Finishing my downstair area

    Scope: Framing: 2 storage lofts 4ftx14ft and 4ft x 12 ft, 1 partition wall to separate shop from guest quarter. Sheet rock on wall & ceiling, paint...

    Started by CajunRider, 01-21-2015 2:17 pm
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  16. snow blower recommendation

    Do you guys have any recommendations for a walk behind snow blower in the $600-$700 range? Sears has some that are on quite a bit of a discount -...

    Started by Sachbvn, 12-07-2010 1:05 pm
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  17. New Shop electrical

    As a follow on to the new shop thread: Here's my shop electrical design, draft 1, discuss: 870 Dedicated circuits for DC and other big tools...

    Started by lexrex, 07-10-2010 9:55 pm
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  18. This cannot be good

    I cleaned the woodstove and chimney this weekend In the cellar is a cleanout door, so you can cleanout all the stuff that falls in the chimney. ...

    Started by Leo Voisine, 08-09-2010 4:30 pm
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  19. Deck build

    Hey all, time for my once yearly post :P I am building a deck which is more rough construction but hey, why not? After considering prices for...

    Started by lexrex, 07-10-2013 8:01 pm
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    08-29-2013 3:16 pm Go to last post
  20. Icon5 Removing a window sash

    When the previous owner of my house built the back porch/garage access, he used the old fashioned aluminum storm windows. Rocks from the mower used...

    Started by PastorPaul, 01-26-2014 9:58 pm
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    02-04-2014 2:47 am Go to last post

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