You can use 4x4s as top plates on the 16' wall and just have them extend the full sixteen feet of the building, Use your 4x4 posts to hold up the "...
Having a studio apartment, I once built a king sized loft bed out of full 2"x10" inch clear pine for the box part of the frame. I am a 200 lb. adul...
Normally the plywood grain should be at fight angles to the joists no matter where they lie. There may be a transitional area but normally that is ...
Plywood would be fine if the door is to be painted. It is a much more stable material than solid wood. It will not split or expand and contract as ...
I would agree with the one turn per day on a screw type house jack. In the past this has always worked well for me with no damage to the buildings....
Hi, I have found that although tung oil produces a very nice finish, it does not stand up to water or moisture very well. I would suggest an ex...
There are many schools about. Local vocational high school type day school are the best bet but not all states have them as a regular day school. N...
I need to know more info, like what is the radius and size of the corners and what material and size is the baseboaard ? MJH Try me at mark.j.hammo...
Hey ducky, Windows go in from the outside and are nailed in place through the exterior trim. This is what holds the window in place. Then the i...
Hi K, Although color and the way people mix and match it are a personal thing there is nothing wrong at all with painting the crown. This is a ...
You can use a heat gun to soften the glue and a wide bladed putty knife to "scrape" it off. It will need to be worked from one edge a little at a t...
Sometimes boards are found on walls that have been replaced or added later. There are several guesses. The best guess is that that is what they had...
I have made many cutting boards over the years and know that you must be careful in cleaning them. After a few uses you should wash them with soap ...
Hello, You can put together wainscotting on your wall just as you would build a raised panel door. Use the baseboard as the bottom rail (the ho...
Hi Vern, I built one a few years back that was king size but the design's the same. I used 4x4 clear pine for the legs and braced them with 1x6...
Hello there, If you send me the species I can give you more detail....MJH http://www.markjhammond.com/index.html
Hey rollercoaster, Try this number. 1-978-777-4724. That should be it. It's the number for parts and service. I'll try and get a toll free for ...
Most wood that is sold is milled to a specific dimension. The abbreviation s4s means squared four sides, meaning that all surfaces and edges are at...