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View Beginningwoodworker's profile

I am new here!

08-08-2009 05:05 PM by Beginningwoodworker

I am a member of LumberJocks, and I am a carpenter and cabinetmaker, finishin...

12 03-21-2018 09:29 AM
View BillyJ's profile

Not that it matters much, but, do you think...

06-20-2011 05:45 AM by BillyJ

Let me start off with a disclaimer – I AM NOT A FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL....

12 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
View lobbster's profile

Hot water heater and air handler in small apartment

11-05-2010 04:21 PM by lobbster

I’m building an apartment for my mother inside half of my 1700sqft pole...

10 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
View WoodyWoodWrecker's profile

ICF vs Lumber House Construction

09-27-2010 04:23 AM by WoodyWoodWrecker

I’m going to be building a home within a couple of years and was lookin...

9 03-19-2018 01:56 AM
View carolinamanore's profile

Home Improvement Loan Options

03-26-2014 08:08 AM by carolinamanore

I am planning to remodel my home and looking towards financing options. Can a...

11 03-19-2018 01:56 AM
View OnMyOwn's profile

Plane the joist or cut the lally column?

02-27-2012 01:22 AM by OnMyOwn

After ripping up carpeting to prep for a floating floor, a hump was discovere...

38 03-14-2018 09:05 PM
View carolinamanore's profile

Need a Good Electrician

10-04-2013 07:34 AM by carolinamanore

I am in the process of purchasing a home and it will require a full rewire, w...

206 02-15-2018 03:46 AM
View RJA's profile

Outside Decking

04-13-2011 04:48 AM by RJA

I’m building a screen room on a pressure treated deck. It has wide roo...

22 02-09-2018 07:04 AM
View Greg 's profile

What size beams?

04-09-2014 03:58 PM by Greg

I’ve been looking online for a good resource that has a calculator that...

13 02-09-2018 06:47 AM
View pinkfloydpuffer's profile

How to start with construction of my dream house?

03-21-2009 03:01 PM by pinkfloydpuffer

I was wondering if anyone knows of a good resource to find contractors? I hav...

17 02-02-2018 05:30 PM
View PaBull's profile

Filtration system for a new house.

05-28-2008 02:41 AM by PaBull

We are getting to the final stages of finishing off our new house. We need to...

25 02-02-2018 05:29 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...

37 02-02-2018 05:17 PM
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...

10 01-16-2018 03:32 AM
View DannyBoy's profile

What the hell...

09-26-2008 03:49 PM by DannyBoy

My wife and I just began a project to rewire the house. We are taking it in ...

17 01-16-2018 03:31 AM
View BrownsFan's profile

exterior wall layers

05-25-2013 01:03 AM by BrownsFan

I’m doing a project on our house and noticed that our exterior walls co...

15 01-03-2018 10:00 AM
View newkid's profile

need overhang

12-28-2015 12:35 PM by newkid

I have moved my shop into the patio. Enclosed the patio, but now the problem...

43 12-20-2017 03:04 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...

6 10-21-2017 03:44 AM
View darrenjttu's profile

Water well

01-04-2012 05:55 AM by darrenjttu

I just bought some land with a well on it. It has no power yet and I need to ...

12 10-21-2017 03:32 AM
View JamesMe's profile

How is the best carpentry courses online ?

10-15-2013 09:44 PM by JamesMe

Who is the best woodworking course ? where can I learn online about the wood ...

13 10-16-2017 04:51 PM
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...

15 10-16-2017 04:43 PM

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