A stud finder is the best way today. Studs are 16" O.C. but if you have any openings( such as arounnd outlets) you may be able to feel a stud to th...
In my area (New England) the architecture is pretty traditional. I have seen contemporary plans for remodels to older buildings but they must pass ...
SPF is a label that only means what species is used. It can vary. Spruce,Pine,Fir is the designation. It is not necessarily treated with anything....
There must be a thousand magazines around that will have workbench plans. A lot of the woodworking magazines that are on the market often have many...
Hi Mustang, Make sure that the teeth are not lined up but separate them so that they are equally balanced and that the teeth are in the spaces in...
Hello Davankar, All good answers but it also keeps the joists from moving causing cracks in the drywall material. The drywall should run like ply...
Hi again, You can contact me live through the expert section. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and most Saturdays from 10:00-11:00 E.S.T.....Mark Hammond
Hi there, I just thought that I'd let you know that you are at a good site for learning about these tools. Contact the expert section and hire a ...
Hi Mark, I can give you the figures but I'll need the type of wood that you will be using. Fir, Cedar, Redwood,etc. The other thing is that you c...
It sounds pretty straight forward. Just watch your angles with the crown. They can get confusing.....Mark Hammond
Hi again J, I have to agree with Bazooka. Tear it out and you'll find it a lot easier to deal with without the worry of the paint coming off........
Hi J, I think I know what you mean but need some pics to confirm it. Can you send some pics or drawings via this website to me? Sometimes words a...
Hi Dan, No I have not. At least I don't think so. What is your question concerning this type of ceiling? Mark Hammond
Hi again, If you find that the angles at the corners are not exactly 90 degrees because you stuck to the reveal there is a strange little tool ca...
Hi Indiana, True for sure. The frame of the window and the casing should bend enough to leep the same margin for the full length of the casing. P...
Hi Alpat, The trouble with this type of communication is that we all live in different areas of the country. The best bet is to call for local es...
Hi again, Bob's suggestions are right on the money but consider the type of ply you are using and try and do the bending with the grain. There ar...
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Hi dmd, I am a bit unsure of the problem without seeing it firsthand. I would guess that you forgot that when you bend a piece of ply or anything...