07:51AM | 04/03/05
Member Since: 03/26/03
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OK, framed the wall, installed insulation and used a vapor barrier...Question, Is there a more interesting way to frame out basement windows than the usual little square boxes we all see....also when attaching a wood nailer to the poured concrete wall should I power shot or drill and molly.....Thanks Tom


12:17PM | 04/09/05
Member Since: 01/28/01
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If you have a compound miter saw, you could try a picture frame. The trim wood that forms the box through the stud wall bevels out.

-------------- This is a little softer than

|\ /| the basic square box.

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| | | | For the nailer, I would be

| | | | concerned about the power shot

| -------- | if there is a load pulling the

| / \ | nail perpendicular to the

|/ \| concrete face.



12:21PM | 04/09/05
Member Since: 01/28/01
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Sorry, I roughed in a picture in the last post and the software edited it to trash.


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