Most areas require that you use at least two two by sixes or a four by six as a sill. You should check with your local buildinbg dept. for local co...
Whenever I would assemble projects in my shop I would use clamps as holders. They act as portable vises or an extra pair of hands and make things e...
Hi Dave, Cedar is a good choice and if teak is a bit pricey then you can try redwood and even pine. I would suggest painting the pine but redwoo...
Hi Gus, You can also use a tool called trammel points that attach to a long strip of wood metal or plastic, or even a dowel. They can be adjust...
You can make the supports totally invisible by using At least 1/2 inch lag screws with the heads cut off. Put them in the wall at a slight angle up...
I think that I know what you want to do and if I am correct you can build the openig the way you would any opening. You will need jackstuds and hea...
I once did a job that was the same situation as you have. The customer and I worked out a simple way around all the angle cuts that you'd normally ...
I do not recommend going over an old top but it can be done. Roughing the old surface can help the new top adhere better, just make sure the area i...
Hi Ed, The BOCA is a national code and is usually overidden by local codes that may be tougher for safety standards. The standard max should be s...
Hi MSE, It sounds like you have a finish corner piece and that is the wrong type. They are made to protect There are a couple of different kind...
Hi Steve, It sounds like you are on the right track if I understand you. The apron is usually the same material that the casings are made of but ...
Hi Danspeca, Are you talking about mitering or a real coped joint. On a coped joint if it is done properly there is a lot of movement allowed bec...
Hey Greg, That's entirely up to what you'll be cutting in the shop. Eleven feet gives you about five and a half on each side of the blade, and th...
Hi, Sorry about the delay but ya know....The blade number is 9/23376 Hope you get this.....MJH
Treebeard is correct. Most towns have some rules on what is considered permit-able. Aside from safety the reason for permits is to make sure you ar...
Hi there, Let me know what type of laminate you are using. Plastic or wood.....MJH
They are all close to the same but for safety sake send me the name brand and model number. Thanks MJH
Stairs can be attached in several different ways depending on use and location. I will, in all honesty, some sort of pic or drawing if you can get ...