Hi Deb, I am still looking for solutions for your problem but in the mean time try this site as an example of some alternatives. I will follow wi...
Hi Deb, Real logs may be a problem with splitting and checking. There are some styrofoam pieces available but I will have to look and see what I ...
Hey Fro, I would try drilling the pipe as a block of wood before you bring it to it's final shape. It will be more stable if done this way. A dri...
Hi J, Wood usually splits, cracks, checks and warps due to changes in the evironment around it. The less change the less damage to a board. I wou...
Hi J, Just the terminology. They are the same machine and do the same job...MJH
The bead board can be installed over furring strips to give it the stability that it needs and small holes can be drilled if ventilation is a big p...
You may want to remove everything that is on the walls and then string them to check for straightness and shim as necessary. There is nothing wrong...
If they are to be painted then you can also use MDF or particular board. Both are very stable.....MJH
If it is attached with nails then ease the piece off with a flat bar and hammer. It should be nailed into the edge of the door frame and maybe into...
Hi Caroline, Have you tried self closing hinges? They have a spring of sorts that close the door tight. They can be used instead of using magneti...
Hey Al, There are tools called scoring knives that have a carbide edge and can be used before any cut is made. Just score a line where you'll be ...
I don't know about his skills but his taste stinks. T&G beaded board is indeed a classic look and should be your choice anyway. Isn't it your home?...
I would remove the lath. It is more often than not, uneven. A problem that would not bother a plaster wall because you can adjust the thickness of ...
Hi chiro, Have you considered that the window may be out of square and that a 45 degree miter cut may not be correct? Also sometimes you need to ...
It all sounds good here but don't forget the guys who will say just how good it is. The local building dept. They have the technology and the final...
Hey road, Just a couple of things here. You may need to install nailers or metal supports such as brackets at certain points to catch the new tre...
Hi Rosie, It seems like you are going back and forth quite a bit here. I would like to try and help but will need some pics of the room and some ...
Depending on the weight of the projects you will be working on I would go for 4x4 legs with a 2" thick top covered with a sheet of 1/4" masonite so...