Building and Carpentry

Parent Category: Home Improvement
A sub-category devoted to residential construction methods and techniques. Questions on topics such as materials, how-to's, rules of thumb, and general advice.
What two systems are involved when the brain stem controls thehearts rate
Put the level on whatever you are leveling. Move the object untilthe bubble is center, between the two lines. That is your levelpoint.
You can by a reducing joint that fits the oversized end. Or as somedo, you can place the stopped end or if in the middle of thedownspout the continuation joint with down spout in to the oversized opening of the actual down spout. The prior is best as itwill seal in the water
Costs vary widely, depending on the level of quality, finish,location, etc. Costs could range from e.g. $90/sq ft at the lowend, to $500/sq ft (or more) at the high end. Taking a median priceof $150/sq ft, a 3000 square foot house might cost about $450,000to build from scratch. If you're asking...
Yes you have to take the licence of each state where you are doingconstruction.
If they're looking for volatiles, it can. Most of the time you don't. Let me go on one of my little anti-drug rants here: Carpet glue is one of the things you really do NOT want to screw around with. It's extremely addictive--any kind of huffing is. It will literally dissolve your brain. And it...
You have to use glue of course and you need someone to hold it together while you glue it
I think 6 inches. If you plan to sit at the bar, then you wouldwant up to two feet, so a person could sit comfortably at the bar.
The easiest way was from the hoofs of animals.
you dont really need to us a gasket compound on your gasket thought i would put a little bit of black silicone on it. it can only help the seal
Depending on how comfortable you are using a table saw, you can do it free hand or with the miter gauge. Use a 6 inch piece of 2x6 and run it through at an angle. Usually about 1/4 inch thick on the thick end.
The wall demolition is not the big cost. It is relocating thingsinside (HVAC ducts, plumbing, wiring) then matching the existingflooring, ceiling, molding and trim. So each situation isdifferent.
Most are 4 1/2 inches thick. 3 1/2 studs with 1/2 inch drywall on each side. There is usually no reason to use wider studs.
The foundation is built out of cement blocks instead of poured concrete.
Sometimes when you are working with, or around adhesives that havea strong odor or produce intense fumes, your taste buds willactually taste the particles in the air. This could also happen ifyou had contractors in your home that used these types of adhesivesand last long after they have left. Best...
You cannot use sheetrock as flooring, period. If you meant on awall, there is no reason you cannot put sheetrock over tiles. Thequestion is why would you want to! Why not remove tiles andmaterial behind, which is probably sheetrock, and then install newsheetrock. If it is an area prone to moisture...
With tiles! But on a more serious note, build a frame, plasterboard it, get a base tray for the water to fall into and connect itto your waste. Plaster the "boarded wall" then tile it. Theninstall the shower itself. Seal up then its ready to use.
Duck board gets its name for its purpose in keeping feet dry whilewalking over wet ground. The name refers to the idea that wet feetare webbed, like a duck's.
En la madera las fibras van a lo largo de la tabla y a veces se venlos anillos o nudos de las ramas del árbol. Las maderas elaboradasla fibras estan, regularmente, en pares y se ven en sentidoperpendicular.
Try 30, 7 footers and 4, 20 footers, (or instead of the 20 footers use 8, 10 footers)
do not have a starter electrode; ballast circuits and high-voltageelectronic starter.
to cut 42 " pipe place the pipe on a set of bearingspower driven .place a torch on a stand so it is steady .have the pipe roll about 10 inches per minute.thatis what we do.
Probably because of foundation problems.. Unstable and things likethat.
Many types of wood-- Depends on the maker and buyer's taste. Doors can be made of many types of Oak wood. They can be made of Cherry wood and Domestic Cherry wood. They can be made of Mahogany. Some are even made out of bamboo, wood starches, pine, and even Australian Ironwood-
Eco wall insulation is done because it saves energy and it is greenin nature. Most of the people think that,It will remain green if itcontains a high percentage of recycled materials.While forothers,it is green if it doesn't contain any harmful substanceswhich can cause health problems.But still...
With wood glue!! I'm serious you can buy it at Home Depot or any other hardware store.
Two part epoxies feature distinctive skillfulness in applicationand performance. These systems include a organic compound and ahardener which will be developed to supply a good vary ofmechanical, thermal, optical and electrical properties. whereascombine ratios take issue, all of them supply the...
One needs to call a locksmith, to remove a lock core requires a core key. Actually, a locksmith would only be required if the control key for the core is missing... Interchangeable and removable cores are always combinated or "keyed" outside of the lockable hardware. The control key is...
Yes. This gives you a surface to apply the tile.
Yes it can be double the price; in UK anyway.
You use an air compressor with an attachment to spray the compound on the wall. . Hog squash. You can apply it with a roller, however, it is easier and makes a better appearance if you use the air gun to spray it on. If you use a roller, the easier way to go is to get the powder texture. However,...
Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon this are the elements in glue
If you are going to be doing work as a handyman, you need to get abusiness license. The business license can be received from yourlocal municipality.
Pressure-sensitive adhesive is a key componentof some adhesive tapes, was first developed in 1845 by Dr. HoraceDay, a surgeon. In 1901, the German Oscar Troplowitz invented anadhesive patch called Leukoplast for the German companyBeiersdorf AG.
There are MANY kinds of adhesive tape for just about every surface and purpose. I have a box of at least 20 different adhesive tapes.
multiply your total linear feet by 12 inches (1 foot), divide that number by the length of the brick and there is your answer.
In a pneumaticsystem, is the air compressible? Explain why or why not. How mightthis affect the function and practical use of the system? Explainwhat steps were taken to address the above issue. In a hydraulicsystem, is the water compressible? How might this help/affect thefunctioning of the system?
There may be one available through The site is fairly easy to use.
when the bubble in the center is centered its level
If it can be shown that it was faulty work, I don't know that there is a time limit. Some things may take years to show up, but it is still faulty work by the contractor. I'm sure the time limit will vary state to state.
Usually, 2,400 square foot, single-family home requires about16,000 board feet of framing lumber . Furthermore, over 14,000square feet of other wood is also required.
Yes cedar is a very easy wood to work with as it is quite soft thus easy to shape. Very good for external work due to its properties; used internally it makes a nice feature because of the colour and grain structure. All-ways use sharp tools as with all timber
Polyvinyl acetate (p.v.a)
Make sure the threshold is level. Assemble the frame, set it in the hole and center it. Plumb the sides and nail or screw the frame in place. Shim the top and nail or screw it in place. Install the stationary panel and secure it. Set the movable panel in place.
Glue is an acid ANS 2 - There are thousands of different kinds of glue and adhesive.
a hammer with a rounded end opposite the face..
I already have a hot glue gun (high temp) w/ glue sticks, so thatwould be ideal for me ... It's by far the best wood glue I've everused.
Production homes (100+) can be constructed for $75/SF - Standard sized home with average finishes can be built for $150-$200/SF
You use an acrylic glue. -Weld on # 3, #4 or #16. All available in stores that sell plaexiglass and fibreglass.
Dry gravel with a size ranging from one quarter inch to two inches will weigh about 1,682 kilograms per cubic meter.
yes because like the bottles the glue wont get out so it wontdamage the water so the glue around the fish tank wontdamage the fish
I'm not being smart, a backstroke saw. There are Japanese saws that cut both ways. There is a blade for a jig saw that cuts on the up stroke for cutting laminate from underneath so it doesn't chip.
using lime putty for repairing mud brick walls
Some elastomeric material is advisable, to cater to differential thermal behaviour of the two materials.
Another name for a mortar trough is a hod
lets break it down. if you are laying 4" x 4" tiles down, they cost20 cents each, you need 12 tiles to equal a sqft (12"x12") so thatis 20 cents x 12, or 2.40 a sqft. if you have a tile that is24"x12" at 1.50 a tile that equals 75 cents a sqft
depends on thickness and if it is lightweight, way to many optionsto give an accurate answer
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Saber saw, band saw, table saw with a plywood blade.
The load is on the shaft.
You are able to purchase 10 kg (22.6 lbs) ready-mix tubes ofconcrete fro good DIY/building supply store
A yard of concrete covers about 3 feet. This is because a yard isgenerally equal to about 3 feet.
No, ants typically do not eat glue. In fact, if an ant comes incontact with glue, the ant will usually get stuck on the surface ofthe glue and die.
no, mallets are usually rubber or wood and look like a small sledgehammer, they are used to hit thinks with out marking them in mostcases
There is no reason to wet them.
Trignometry is used to calculate angles in length in carpentry.
There should be about 1 1/2" under the door before flooring.
Draw out the name on the board. Drill a hole in each letter in the part you want to cut out big enough for the blade to go through. Take the blade loose, put it through the hole and reattach it to the saw. Cut out the letter and repeat it with each one. Takes a while to do, but that's how.
If the slab is the standard 4" deep, you will need at least 8.89 cubic yards.
Contact adhesives must be applied to both surfaces and allowed some time to dry before the two surfaces are pushed together. Once the surfaces are pushed together, the bond forms instantly. It is usually not necessary to apply pressure for a long time, so there is no need to use clamps. There are...
anything you can stick with that.
Aggregate is the crushed stone (limestone, basalt, etc.) which is added to the cement slurry to reinforce the mixture and give it strength when solidified.
Aggregate is the gravel or stone in the concrete. It is what gives concrete it's strength. Think of the aggregate as the bricks of a wall and the concrete and sand as the mortar.
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OK. I hope you're ready for this.. Go to your hardware store. In the glue department is some metalized epoxy that is two solid sticks that you break off equal amounts and mix it together. Use this to fix the crack. Now comes the tricky part.. This crack will continue to spread. Heating, cooling,...
I NEED THE WEIGHT OF 7/16 OSB PLYWOOD. One sheet will weight 47 lbs.price
In Nova Scotia, the average cost per square foot for building a newhome averages between $130 to $150. This estimate is based on afinished general living area and does not include a basement orattached garage. If you wish to add a basement, this will averageanother $50 per square foot, and an...
Last winter I got a phone call from an old friend in Arizona. One of his sons had fallen in love, gotten the girl in trouble, and run afoul of her Mexican/Indian family. A hasty marriage and real wedding ceremony was the only thing capable of defusing the situation, and the kid really wanted "Uncle...
Balsa wood is very soft and floats very well -- a great wood for making model boats and other models as well.
If you mean Metasequoia it is a deciduous conifer. It is commonly called the Dawn Redwood. It was only rediscovered in China in 1941.
to pare timber for housing joints!
An adhesive bonds two objects together, whereas a solvent disolves something: often an adhesive.