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...
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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...
We are tearing down a 10x10 shed, does anyone know of a website to find plans for a gazebo or small open shelter w/roof to hang a swing?Thank you
looking for a source in mass. to get picture molding--not to make frames--to install below crown molding and hang pictures, etc from. ideas? i've ...
The interior 1 x 6 wood frames haveabout 3 or 4 coats of paint on them.I would like to strip them and restorethe wood to its former beuty. I have ...
Our home inspector suggested we reinforce a floor joist that was cut to install the toilet drain pipe. The 8" joist is now really a 1" joist. We ...
I have a deck that is 4 ft wide. It is fully cantilevered and supported by 2x8 floor joists that run from a bearing wall in the middle of the hous...
Iwill be removing all the walls on the first floor of my 85 year old home 20x32 to create an entirely open floor plan. (I mean, I will be helping a...
The home I just purchased has a 20" deep trench up against the back one side. The house sits on a slope slanting from frontyard up to backyard. Th...
We are building a small guest house and my husband has asked me to find some information on framing "Corners, Cripples and Tees". Can you shed som...
I am in the process of completing a small spilt level deck. I am going to need to build two sets of stairs.My 1st question is what is the required ...