I had to build window jamb extensions when I added 2x4 framing. Problem is that the originaljambs were not plumb so there is a uneven gap between the old and the new. How can I properlyclose this gap…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Frances Reay Sep 16, 2011.
My bathroom renovation started when I put my arms through the floor
by the toilet whilst trying to replace a wax seal on my old toilet.
After removing about 4 layers of flooring which included vinyl flooring, plywood, newspapers and thinset mortar I finally reached the old floor boards, sad to say they were all wet and rotted out with p...., well you know what. I had to remove all the boards and start over with new boards and 1/2 inch plywood. I gutted all the walls, removed…Continue
Posted on October 18, 2011 at 7:55pm
Finally got around to working on the porch. I have restored the window trim, replacing rotted out casing and stripping and repainting. I left the window for the spring as the weather is getting real wintery around here.
I also trimmed out the front door, it didnt have any trim at all. I took my inspiration from original interior trim. I think it turned out pretty good.
Posted on October 18, 2011 at 7:29pm
Its seems that sometime in the past 60 years of DIY renovation that plywood was considered a "Wonder product"
as the walls and floors of my livingroom were covered in it. That is until today when I removed the last piece of
plywood from the walls and started on plywood abatement on the floor. I also got to thinking whilst on hands and
knees how many nails does it take to hold down a 4x8 sheet of plywood. The answer in my case was hundreds. I litterally
Posted on March 26, 2011 at 10:00pm