I live in an old Colonial near Boston. I have a water problem around an exterior door on the second floor. I need to replace the threshold for th...
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We uncovered some interior studs (pine, I think) in our 1924 house. Several have a "rash" of tiny black spots (size of pinhead), in random patches...
I have a house built in 1910. The trim is in good shape but has alot of knicks, splattered paint, and the finish looks like old skin in places. Is ...
Hello!I recently purchased a pine dining table and am now realizing I need to find a way to protect it from scratches - it is such a soft wood! An...
I live in a very ordinary two storycolonial style (built by Levitt) house.Installing gutter shields (sometimescalled helmuts) on the first floor gu...
I recently refinished my Mother-in-law's solid oak coffee table using a red oak stain (my wife's choice) and four coats of polyurethane. She would...
hi~i have a 6 month old son and he'll be walking soon so im trying to find the best way to build wall unit open shelves for the kitchen. im getting...
I have an electric hedge trimmer and I'm wondering what type of maintenance I need to do to keep it in working order. (oil the blades, sharpen blad...
I am trying to build some oak cabinet doors and I would like to use a classic ogee bit but I don't know what size bit to use. I need it in a 1/4 sh...
I am looking at purchasing a DeWalt Heavy-Duty Worksite Radio/ Charger - DW911 which doesn't come with a chargeable battery. I do have a cordless ...
I need to drill a 1 1/2- 2 inch hole through my laminate countertop. How should I proceed?
When the contractor was sheathing my new addition, he left approx 1/2 inch spacing between all plywood sheathing. I never saw this done on any new ...
The redwood on my 10 year old hot tub is rottening away. It is a 400 gallon 8 person hot tub. Everything works great accept for the wood is rotti...
I'm trying to hang a very large mirror that will almost definitely destroy the drywall in my apartment if I can't get it into the studs. I heard ...
I have added chair rail in my dining room and cannot figure out how to put it on the rounded corners - any suggestions?
I need to smooth the edge of an 8' piece of 5/8" melamine-coated pressboard to apply iron-on edge banding (white melamine). Normally I use my rout...
Hi,I would like to paint finished wood cabinets that have already been stained and varnished. What do I have to do to prep the surface so it doesn'...
I've got a Craftsman 7" stacked dado set, whenever I cut dados the bottom channel is not clean, I generally have 2 channels where the 2 outer blade...
can somebody tell me the difference between a pressure treated 2by4 and a spf stud and what they are used for the spf stud i seen was lighter in co...
Could somebody suggest a tool to remove old caulking from an exterior storm on an older home? The home's exterior is stone.Thanks.