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Close in a car port to make "MAN CAVE"

05-18-2012 05:22 PM by BigBrownLog

I want to close in a carport that I have. It’s 21’ x 33’ wi...

32 01-18-2017 11:42 AM
View gbarron1's profile

Treehouse / deck - right size posts and joists

03-29-2013 02:17 AM by gbarron1

I’m building a free standing treehouse out of mostly recycled lumber from a d...

890 01-18-2017 11:14 AM
View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Crawl space or a slab?

08-15-2009 05:22 PM by Beginningwoodworker

I am going to building me a 1200 or 1300 sq ft house and I am wondering is a ...

19 01-17-2017 03:19 PM
View lobbster's profile

Pole Barn Ceiling Insulation

11-21-2010 06:19 PM by lobbster

Finishing the inside of a pole barn. Slab floor, 2×4 framed interior wal...

7 01-17-2017 12:03 PM
View BrownsFan's profile

foundation

04-04-2012 12:49 AM by BrownsFan

My wife and I walked through 3 homes today. Our top choice had a strange dou...

16 01-17-2017 11:10 AM
View rcp612's profile

Insulating a SHED ???

03-12-2010 06:33 PM by rcp612

Do to my recent downsizing, I now have an 8’ X 12’ shed to transf...

91 01-15-2017 05:27 AM
View SteveKorz's profile

Shop Moisture Question

06-10-2010 06:46 PM by SteveKorz

Hey All!! About a week ago, I had a tree crash into my shop. It messed up...

12 01-14-2017 01:09 PM
View brantley's profile

insulating a shop with cinder block walls question

07-28-2010 12:56 AM by brantley

Alright let me first say i have never done any structure work to a house besi...

8 01-14-2017 10:24 AM
View juicegoose's profile

Water meter box full of water. Anyone had this happen to them?

07-12-2011 04:47 PM by juicegoose

I’ve noticed that my water meter box is full of water. Down here in the...

21 01-13-2017 08:51 AM
View handystanley's profile

Shed roof

01-17-2011 10:19 PM by handystanley

I am planning on building a firewood storage shed. When I build it I want th...

93 01-12-2017 08:21 AM
View Dan Lyke's profile

DIY Concrete slab finishing

03-31-2011 04:57 PM by Dan Lyke

I’m trying to finish up my plans for my workshop (been doing that for a...

24 01-12-2017 07:57 AM
View DavesYard's profile

Help! Need an idea for broken window crank/casing...

07-29-2012 04:05 PM by DavesYard

Hey guys, I have a crank-style window that is broken and was wondering if ...

48 01-07-2017 06:44 AM
View SteveKorz's profile

Roof Condensation, Shop Insulation question

02-13-2012 03:31 AM by SteveKorz

Hey All, I am in the middle of redesigning my shop. I’m drawing out the el...

5 01-07-2017 01:36 AM
View John Gray's profile

Help installing a window AC thru a wall

06-14-2008 04:24 PM by John Gray

I have a window AC unit and I want to install it in/thru the wall of my shop,...

8 01-07-2017 01:28 AM
View JackMobi's profile

Bangalore as investor’s pride

10-17-2013 11:19 AM by JackMobi

Famed for its gardens, Bangalore has some of the most beautiful landscaped pr...

1 01-07-2017 12:56 AM
View PASs's profile

Codes, where are they

09-26-2013 01:55 AM by PASs

Looking for the American Concrete Institiute (ACI) 318.It is referred to in t...

5 01-07-2017 12:33 AM
View jemsss's profile

What kind of drainage system will the home site have?

09-19-2011 07:44 AM by jemsss

I am planning to build a new house.Building a home is a major challenge. Find...

3 01-05-2017 10:48 AM
View dennis's profile

Pole in the ground?

08-28-2008 02:15 AM by dennis

I’ve a project coming up where I want log poles to support a metal roof...

11 01-05-2017 02:30 AM
View sikrap's profile

sill plate for new garage

03-26-2009 02:21 AM by sikrap

Howdy, I’m tearing down my garage to put up a new one. I will have to p...

4 01-05-2017 02:20 AM
View Manitario's profile

Shed Construction

04-07-2012 03:36 AM by Manitario

Hey all, I’m planning to build a shed this spring; 10’x10’...

5 01-05-2017 02:20 AM

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