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Forum: DIY Dads 02-25-2021, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Wait a tic! Don't you have a double door to hang...

Wait a tic! Don't you have a double door to hang first?
Forum: DIY Dads 02-20-2021, 03:45 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Here is the second video Kwak. ...

Here is the second video Kwak.


https://www.thequickdoorhanger.com/installing-double-door
Forum: DIY Dads 02-20-2021, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak I used this kit to hang 3 prehung doors in...

Kwak I used this kit to hang 3 prehung doors in the gym I built downstairs a few years ago. So friggen easy and cheap. About $6. The first video is for a single door but has closeups of details. the...
Forum: DIY Dads 02-19-2021, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak, ordering the custom door is the way to go...

Kwak, ordering the custom door is the way to go in this instance IMO. Much less pain in the ass with you having to redo your previous trim work.
Forum: DIY Dads 02-19-2021, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Good idea removing the office side trim to...

Good idea removing the office side trim to investigate. I would think you have a seond stud on the right side being near the corner but not in the left side due to the location of the light switch....
Forum: DIY Dads 02-18-2021, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
With all the trim still in place how do you know...

With all the trim still in place how do you know the RO size for sure? That goes for the height as well.


P.S. Maybe you removed the trim inside the office? That idea just hit me.
Forum: DIY Dads 02-18-2021, 01:40 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
C'mon man! Cut the drywall back on one side, wip...

C'mon man! Cut the drywall back on one side, wip out your wonderbar, remove one stud and slap on the 1 by. Easy peasy! So much easier in my opinion than shaving 2 studs with a circular saw that have...
Forum: DIY Dads 02-16-2021, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
My "play" back in the day was to remove a stud...

My "play" back in the day was to remove a stud from 1 side and replace it with a piece of 1 by. Trim the toe plate. Worked like a charm every time.


Also just noticed the pics of the TV upgrade....
Forum: DIY Dads 02-12-2021, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak, is your measurement 73 1/2" stud to stud in...

Kwak, is your measurement 73 1/2" stud to stud in the opening or to any trim or drywall that may be there akready?
Forum: DIY Dads 01-20-2021, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak, You asked for a recommendation of...

Kwak,


You asked for a recommendation of washer/dryer. We purchased these. Delivery and installed Saturday. They have wfi! Please don't ask the old man why. We do not stack them. I have to put...
Forum: DIY Dads 01-19-2021, 02:17 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
More appliance woes here today. Found out my 16...

More appliance woes here today. Found out my 16 year old whirlpool Duet dryer is done. I have repaired it 2 times the last couple of years. Working 4 days a week gives me less time for this type of...
Forum: DIY Dads 01-12-2021, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Last week the garbage disposal froze up. While...

Last week the garbage disposal froze up. While trouble shooting it I found that water was leaking from the bottom so the unit was toast. The freeze up actually did me a favor since I would not have...
Forum: DIY Dads 12-31-2020, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
What's the rush?! Beer and wrenches on a cool old...

What's the rush?! Beer and wrenches on a cool old truck!
Forum: DIY Dads 12-14-2020, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Yesterday I took advantage of the unseasonably...

Yesterday I took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather and mowed my lawn one last time and cleaned up any remaining leaves front and back. I was out there alone for a long while then noticed 3...
Forum: DIY Dads 12-12-2020, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
I just looked at my " 10 inch thin curf no stick...

I just looked at my " 10 inch thin curf no stick rim" blade in the garage. Way to go.
Forum: DIY Dads 12-11-2020, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak, do you use a fine or finishing blade when...

Kwak, do you use a fine or finishing blade when cuting moulding? No carbide teeth on the blade.
Forum: DIY Dads 12-08-2020, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
I still and always have just gone to the store...

I still and always have just gone to the store and shopped old school. But if the parking lot is packed those nice close curbside pickup parking spaces sure come in handy!
Forum: DIY Dads 12-08-2020, 02:24 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Put away the rest of outdoor stuff in the shed...

Put away the rest of outdoor stuff in the shed for the winter. Can't wait to bring it back out.
Forum: DIY Dads 12-08-2020, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Rear wheel horsepower is a bitch but many drive...

Rear wheel horsepower is a bitch but many drive them all winter long with snow tires. For this guy preservation is king. 16 year old Stang with 50K miles on it. Heck, it has never been driven in the...
Forum: DIY Dads 12-07-2020, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Put the Mustang to bed for the winter. :tusk:

Put the Mustang to bed for the winter. :tusk:
Forum: DIY Dads 12-04-2020, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Yikes! I remember going to my local Plumbing...

Yikes! I remember going to my local Plumbing supply store on Long Island and looking at the "code violation of the month" pictures that contractors could win money on. Too funny.


I will refrain...
Forum: DIY Dads 12-03-2020, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
Nice clean finish right down to the escutcheons....

Nice clean finish right down to the escutcheons. The left trap made it by a hair, The right trap is a bit sketchy. Is that flex pipe to code? The set up looks gravity defying. I assume that outlet on...
Forum: DIY Dads 11-30-2020, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Mark B.
Kwak, I bet just about all of vanaties made need...

Kwak, I bet just about all of vanaties made need additional modifications for installs due to plumbing and they usually are noy pretty but unseen.
Forum: DIY Dads 11-28-2020, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Mark B.
I have never seen one of those heat bulbs that...

I have never seen one of those heat bulbs that high up in a bathroom and even more so on a vaulted ceiling over a wet location. Heat rises.
Forum: DIY Dads 11-27-2020, 02:43 PM
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Views: 354,371
Posted By Mark B.
Looks good. Is that a heat bulb over the shower?

Looks good. Is that a heat bulb over the shower?
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