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Forum: General Posts Yesterday, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Kwak
Good morning, Wife went to work today after...

Good morning,

Wife went to work today after being off with the flu for a week. She probably shouldíve taken today off too and gone back to the doctor because sheís still not completely well.
Forum: DIY Dads 10-13-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
OK. Update time from yesterday: Railings:...

OK. Update time from yesterday:

Railings: spayed with rust eater and let sit for about an hour before hitting them with a wire brush. Then I used a rattle can to spray what I could before it...
Forum: General Posts 10-12-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
Good day. Wife is still working from home so Iíve...

Good day. Wife is still working from home so Iíve been keeping busy.
Forum: General Posts 10-11-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
Good morning, Fall is here.

Good morning,

Fall is here.
Forum: General Posts 10-11-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 1,482,954
Posted By Kwak
Rain started yesterday around quittin time. I...

Rain started yesterday around quittin time. I figure itíll stop sometime in May.

Goodbye, summer. It was a good run. Hopefully the leaves donít all fall after the first big rainstorm. Iíd like to...
Forum: Sports Talk 10-10-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By Kwak
Every team I root for loses. It's almost...

Every team I root for loses. It's almost scientific. I will gladly wear swag if the hex will help you guys out! ;o)
Forum: General Posts 10-10-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 120,614
Posted By Kwak
I don't know how anal retentive you guys get on...

I don't know how anal retentive you guys get on fine details but I'm struggling with it on this step of the build. After months of sanding and dry fitting I still can't get a tight fit and I'm trying...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-10-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
Last nice day before we apparently get the outer...

Last nice day before we apparently get the outer bands of Hurricane Michael. I'm taking the opportunity to do as much work outside as I can. The plan is to:

- tackle the rusty iron railings on...
Forum: General Posts 10-10-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
My wife is out the door before the rest of us are...

My wife is out the door before the rest of us are even up and often not home until after homework and dinner is done, so to have her home is actually a disruption of sorts - though more...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-10-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Kwak
Just to update this thread with what Iíve said...

Just to update this thread with what Iíve said elsewhere, I opted to just paint the existing door. Since she wanted white I just bought your basic ultra bright white in semi gloss. She didnít like it...
Forum: General Posts 10-10-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
Good morning. My wife caught the flu while...

Good morning.

My wife caught the flu while away on business last weekend. She went to the doctor who said she would be contagious for a whole week, so sheís home for the duration. This kicked her...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-09-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
Replaced the striker plates on the front door...

Replaced the striker plates on the front door knob and deadbolt. It turns out the screws on the bolts are stripped so I replaced them with longer drywall screws the flat slate gray color looks ugly...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-08-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
So I showed her what Iíd done and she just took a...

So I showed her what Iíd done and she just took a glance and was ambivalent. I originally wanted to paint the door blue to match the shutters like every other house in the neighborhood but she wanted...
Forum: General Posts 10-08-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
Good morning, Inexplicably the power is out....

Good morning,

Inexplicably the power is out. Iím taking it as an opportunity to go outside and enjoy an otherwise beautiful day.
Forum: General Posts 10-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 468,374
Posted By Kwak
Nothing planned except maybe a hayride with Joey...

Nothing planned except maybe a hayride with Joey and my mom. Wife returns on Sunday and I’m hoping she’s pleased with what I’ve done. If not ... oh well, because I am.
Forum: DIY Dads 10-05-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
Against my better judgment and likely doctorís...

Against my better judgment and likely doctorís orders I finished painting the front door and the upper half of the columns on the front porch - which involved hauling a ladder out and lifting it up...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-04-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
I bought some white paint and against my better...

I bought some white paint and against my better judgment I took out the front door and put a coat of paint on it. While my right elbow is not hurting most of the time, hauling a solid slab of wood...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-04-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
There's not window on that side of the house;...

There's not window on that side of the house; it's up against the master bathroom which only has a skylight. There's a branch that's scraping against the gutter too.
Forum: DIY Dads 10-04-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Kwak
Huh? No it doesnít. The crack will just open up...

Huh? No it doesnít. The crack will just open up more.
Forum: DIY Dads 10-03-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Kwak
Is the door sealed and finished or damaged in any...

Is the door sealed and finished or damaged in any way? If it's got a crack in it like Mark's you need to seal that. Since I've been working with wood I've seen first hand how much wood expands,...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-03-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
$600 to cut down the pear tree that's encroaching...

$600 to cut down the pear tree that's encroaching on the back of our house and $250 to cut down the dying maple in the front. I could DIY the latter; I'm all about nickles and dimes.

Meanwhile I...
Forum: Sports Talk 10-03-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By Kwak
Wait...they still play baseball in October? Here...

Wait...they still play baseball in October? Here in Pittsburgh the season ends in August - even after they won 98 games back in 2013.

Man, I wish the owners would sell the team. Mario Lemieux...
Forum: General Posts 10-03-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 120,614
Posted By Kwak
Two steps forward, one step back. I'm still...

Two steps forward, one step back. I'm still trying to get that geometry right. I've actually broken out the chisels twice to put in new lining and starting over. Little by little I'm getting closer....
Forum: General Posts 10-03-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 1,408,980
Posted By Kwak
Good morning, Even though yesterday started...

Good morning,

Even though yesterday started out great the events of the day regarding Justin left me keyed up until 3am. I hit snooze one too many times and had to rush Joey out the door. Now I'm...
Forum: DIY Dads 10-03-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,050
Posted By Kwak
A blight has moved through the neighborhood and...

A blight has moved through the neighborhood and what used to be a clean line of bright golden leaves backed by perfect blue skies is now a post apocalyptic line of greenish brown skeletons. The maple...
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