My problem is this: I need to determine if a wall is load bearing or not. The wall in question is on the first floor (of a two story Colonial). T...
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I found a wood dresser with mahogany veneer that needs to be stripped. What's the best way to do this? I am afraid sanding will do away with the ...
I have a small shop in the back of my large garage. As I do mostly furniture refinishing at this point, you can imagine the mess I make with all t...
I am interested in purchasing a 10" table saw and have looked at Craftsman's model that goes for $599 and have also been looking at the Jet and Del...
For panelling a basement, is one of these panels better than the other? I was told by one person at Home Depot that shiplap is more prone to warpin...
I am living in the first home I've ever owned, and it happens to be a log home. I've never done any home repair before (I'm a woman - I wasn't rai...
I joined three pieces of wood together, what is proper tool to use if edges are not level?
I'm putting a little porch off the back of a friend's house. It's going to be free standing with four posts set on footers, etc.What I need to kno...
Could someone give me the basics on tongue and groove paneling installation? 1x6x8 pine board. Thanks[This message has been edited by Handyman (edi...
I own a late 1800's Eastlake/Stick Style Victorian. The base boards were replaced and are around 8" high but the shoe molding was left off. I wan...
I am trying to assemble/put together an old Gardenway apple cider press(fruit grinder). Does anyone have any instructions, how-to tips, etc. for b...
I once saw a guy make an ellipse on a board with two nails and a string...I have no idea what the formula is in determining the size of the ellipse...
In the 60‘s a 2.5 car garage was added to my house, consisting of a flat roof that also serves as a deck. The original owner wanted to keep the gar...
Do anyone out there know of any company that donate plywood for free or at a lower price then usual? Thanks for any help!
I have access to 3 x 8 x 8 pin oak rough boards and I am considering making a dinner table that looks like a rough door. Do you have any ideas for...
I have to remove my stairway bannister to be able to reach a piece ofhardwood trim that I would like to paint strip...how does a stairway banister ...
I have an American Foursquare house, built in 1936. I must restore the porch this summer, and know how to do everything except how to support the ...
How do you properly install crown moulding? Various books say to butt cut both ends of the first piece you install. If I do that and miter and cope...