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Building a new deck #1: The Start

04-23-2008 04:49 AM by Karson | 3 comments »

Well I was working on building the deck and I kept saying. Take some pictures. But, it didn’t get done. These pictures are from before putting on the deck surface. The deck is placed just outside a small deck that goes between the screened porch and the Solarium. We have a spa in the Solarium room. The deck is basically 16’ X 16’. It’s 14 feet to the beginning of the curved edge. One end is tapered to match the sidewalk that goes around the house. I’...

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vertical blinds

04-09-2008 02:08 PM by MRTRIM | 18 comments »

verticals have been quite popular where i live for some time . what isnt popular is the plastic valence that you get with them to cover the hardware . i am posting some ideas ive used to try to cover the hardware and make it more attractive. feel free to post anything you may have done as well .this was the very first one and was not for the purpose of covering the hardware . the people simply wanted a shelf above the door . when finished they were quite pleased but i was not ! i was acuall...

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How to move appliances without damaging your floors

03-08-2018 02:46 AM by woodify | 1 comment »

I had to move my stove to fix my countertop recently. This is how I did it without damaging my floor.View on YouTube

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Extra Large Storage Cabinets

01-14-2018 03:32 PM by woodify | 0 comments »

I recently build two large storage cabinets with doors for my garage.View on YouTube

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Project Recap 2017

12-31-2017 06:23 PM by woodify | 3 comments »

Here’s a recap of all my 2017 DIY videos.View on YouTube

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How to recover a chair seat

05-17-2017 10:20 PM by woodify | 1 comment »

After folding 24 corners it seems much easier to make the corners look good.View on YouTube

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Concrete restoration

02-02-2017 05:02 PM by amitoz | 1 comment »

HiConcrete restoration begins with cuttings with hammer, after making cuttings i can start with puting new iron into the walls ..I’m still not sure about the kind of stuff I have to deal with corrosion in the iron?i will send more pics as i will get ahed with this… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTaeQK-YL1Q

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Ready for a Home Makeover? Here’s How To Do It.

05-30-2015 08:00 AM by Mike Blank, CGR CAPS | 8 comments »

Today people are looking for ways to improve their homes for better living and more enjoyment. Investing a little time and money will go a long way to transform your home into the pride of the neighborhood. Curb Appeal – Let’s begin outside. Mow the grass, pull the weeds, edge the lawns and give the bedding areas the attention and maintenance they deserve. Liven up the planting areas with perennials for substance, and then go for color with annuals. Select a color scheme such as reds...

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On The Workbench #1: Heated Handgrips for a Snowblower

02-24-2015 04:01 PM by ontheworkbench | 27 comments »

When I bought my snow blower, I only wanted one wide enough to fit through the side door on my garage, so I settled for a 26” wide unit. When looking across various models, I noticed that several premium (and larger) models had heated hand grips. After two winters with my snow blower, I thought it would be time to try to upgrade my basic rubber hand grips to heated one. I made a couple of videos on it, the first one shown how I did it for my MTD manufactured Troy-Bilt, and a second one...

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Reed's WoodShop

04-07-2014 01:45 PM by reedwood | 76 comments »

I received a post from Fine Woodworking on Facebook the other day about a survey they were doing about small shops. The survey asked the following questions and I thought it would be fun to post my reply here at Refurbers. Reed’s 24×28 Wood shop My 3×4 ft. oak tool box is over 20 yrs. old and has outlasted 4 work vans.It has 2 dovetailed drawers that are 3 ft. deep with dividers for hand tools, and dividers inside for nail guns, hand saws, blades, sand pa...

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