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Strip and renew wood before restainingPhoto 1: ScrubScrub off old stain using a stiff brush and deck finish remover. Give the remover 15 to 30 minutes to soften the stain before you scrub. Photo 2: SandSand off tough spots or small areas with a coars
That has not been the case in my limited experience. The Forstner bit has these two sharp edges that slice through the cured finish without chipping before the two horizontal cutters contact the finish.
I've been looking around the internet, and I've seen quite a few stair renovations using common boards with a square edge rather than bull nose stair treads. Code, wear and tear? The common boards are definitely less expensive and have a larger stock
Naturally, there is no substitute for a professional engineer when you're faced with complicated or uncommon structural problems, but basic load-bearing calculations are well within the capabilities of many carpenters and homeowners. Most timber-fram
by Chris H Last Updated March 12, 2016 07:09 AM My worktops are treated with Danish oil, and I appear to have got some on the tiled splashbacks and not noticed until it's cured (it's not very obvious except in daylight, I oiled by artifical light). I
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Don’t Forget to SandSanding is one of the most important steps in wood finishing. A thorough sanding is often what separates acceptable results from beautiful results. Start with a medium grade of sandpaper (e
I wouldn't call that a joist, I'd call that a tie. A joist is something supporting a floor, designed to take vertical loads in bending. A tie is something designed to take tension loads, in this case that tie is there to stop the roof spreading sidew
There are 2 main reasons why you could be getting gaps in your hardwood laminate flooring. The first is humidity - there are 2 types of hardwood laminate flooring you can get that are glue less using a tongue and groove system - the first is where th