If the trim (crown) is oak, pick up a piece of 1/4 oak at the depot or somewhere handy then cut out the radius & the corner, then glue that in."Sto...
Replace the jamb, is the best way.Remover the trims & plumb/square the existing jamb is the 2nd best way.Place the door into/against the opening ti...
That isn't a beginners project. Even some seasoned carpenters will have different ways to go about it. It's a "need to see the site" question, that...
Have a look at Taunton Press, they have a great mag. (fine woodworking) & some very interesting books on the subject, even a cd that has the past (...
Have you thought about perhaps replacing the window and in the bay below or in another location placing the a/c? That way you'll be able to flash i...
Get some stock to match the trim and radius the corner. Use that as a filler and glue it in place.
Ya, I too thought of that simple ply thing after I posted.. still it's good to check with the basic math...You know I always use electroplated fast...
Ooops... Mark doesn't quite mean that... that would be for a spring angle of 52/38 a lot of American crown now has a 45deg. spring angle. Really it...
Use the 3-4-5 method (The Pythagorean Theorem) from corner to corner as a final check.3' on the backer, 4' on the top board then 5' on the angle fr...
Link didn't work... put "sill repair & jacking" for the search it will bring up the article I refer to.
Here is a link to the info you are looking for, it's too in depth to explain it on a forum. http://www.jlconline.com/cgi-bin/jlconline.storefront/3...
That would be the worst thing if they are antiques as I recall... contact your local antique dealer they use a special wax to do this... I don't re...
Got to agree... even on concrete I seperate with a 1" steel post base. If you have to set them in concrete be sure to seal the posts first ( twice ...
I'm a general contractor but I've seen the painters on site use a product called stain killer that they spray on when they find bleed through (the ...
..tub and tile is caulking in a tube rather then having to buy a caulking gun by the way. Alter Eagle Construction & Design
It's most likely glued & nailed in from the sides as well (or down from the top)Hit the finishing nails through the casing with a nail set. Then us...
okay... by cantilevering you will get you out from the wall an even greater distance.(The self editing on the forum didn't like the first part of t...