I have recently purchased a 1912 home in Portland, Oregon. The inspector pointed out a joist in the basement, below the bathroom, that had been cu...
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Thank you all in advance, because I just know that someone here will be able to help me. I'm going to cover my cement floor with wood flooring. I...
I just put together a woodworking shop in my garage. Previously, I used the garage mainly for storage and working on my cars. Since it was only u...
I'm getting ready to install railing on a deck I'm building. My question is how far apart should I put the posts? Also, I'm putting up two sets of ...
I have a bathroom that has cedar walls and ceiling. It had black mold spots but removed them based on your advise. I would like to know, how can I ...
I am in the process of restaining 100 year old pocket doors, however there are many blemishes in the wood. I have tried to sand these out but do no...
My parents have an old barn (early 1900') that needs to come down. The beams are 6x6 and vary in length. Is there any market for these beams and ...
I'm getting ready to renovate my home and want to start with my two bathrooms. Both had tile tub and shower enclosures that eventually allowed wat...
I have a question, that you may or may not be able to answer.About 12-15 years ago, I needed to construct some cheap shelving.A friend, who has sin...
Any good ideas how too divide kitchen and living room.I still want the open space ,buti want the rooms divided so i can put up border in the kitchen
I'm interested in knowing what separates a "quality" interior 6-panel wood door from others. A friend of mine is a woodworker and he said that, "Yo...
I recently inherited an old bedroom set from my great-grandmother. (I believe the wood is mahogany.) The furniture appears dry, the finish is dul...
I need to find a source for support brackets for a stair rail. It seems that someone here on the old BBS used to mention an online catalogue that ...
Hello, I just built a planter box. I used pressure treated wood. My question is: Do I have painting options with pressure treated wood? We would ...
I am trying to find out the name of a tool I saw on television. It was a compressed air nail gun, but it was small and looked like a palm sander.
Does anyone know of any good resources that deal with reinforcing a deck for a hot tub (about 2700 lbs when full)? Specifically, can support beam...
I am in search of learning how to build an outdoor bench. Does anyone have any clue?
I am remodeling an old frame farm house. I have removed the old cheese cloth backed wallpaper from the walls. Do you have any suggestions on how to...
We removed plaster & lathes from wall in upstairs guest bedroom & discovered old termite damage that has destroyed sill plate between first & secon...