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 Post subject: Shed, bolts, roof issue, advice Please
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:59 pm 
I've put a shed/kennel type building together which used to house dogs with it's previous owner but basically an apex shed type of shape I think you call it. Anyway the only way I can get the roof piece to fit on properly is by moving the side wood panels apart slightly so it widens and the roof will slot into place on top. Is this okay? It basically means there is a slight gap ...

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 Post subject: Loft Conversion Joist Hangers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:20 pm 
Hi all, I'm tackling a loft conversion and need advice on joist hangers.
Following the Structural Engineers specs I have installed padstones (440mm x 215mm x100mm) for my steels. However, as I'm working on a mid terrace stone cottage I could only the padstone base 15mm below the top of the existing attic joists. This means by the time I place the steels (152x152x30) on top on of the padstone I'm now 352mm above the ...

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 Post subject: Bespoke stair balustrade/spindles
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:38 pm 
I’m a bit stuck at how much I should charge for the following so any guidance would be great. I normally work on day rate but this is a private job. A customer wants me to make a balustrade and spindles out of some old boat oars it’s fairly straight forward but don’t know how to price it? See pic below as it’ll look something like that but I’ll have to cut all the oars ...

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 Post subject: chop saw wood blade
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:47 pm 
hi guys I have a Makita chopsaw ,it has a steel cutting blade on it atm , don't have a portable circular saw , could you tell me what blades will fit to cut wood .

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 Post subject: Newell Post Regs
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:20 pm 
While I'm waiting for my new PVC windows to arrive I thought I'd knock out my old newell post that a previous owner butchered for 70's style.

I've looked online and can only find Canadian regs for the height of Newell posts and bannisters. Can someone point me in the general direction of Uk regs please?

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 Post subject: Window fittings
PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:15 pm 
Hello,
Trying and failing to find these window fasteners
Has anyone seen these before that could point me in the right direction please..
Many thanks.
Sorry can't seem to upload the pic..... ::b

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 Post subject: jigsaw redesign university project
PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:54 am 
I'm redesigning a jigsaw for my university project and would like to ask if there is anything which you would change/add to the design off a jigsaw. If there is then what would it be and why?

What are the features and functions which you'd need to have on it and is there anything missing from the design of a jigsaw which you wish you could add. From the functionality of it to how comfortable ...

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 Post subject: Stairs not level
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:50 pm 
Hi, is there a simple fix for getting the balustrades level, these must of been fitted by a hungover chippy when the house was built ! ImageImage


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 Post subject: Does mdf skirting need acclimated
PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:34 pm 
Hi everyone as title i am getting mdf skirting delivered tomorro should i leave indoors few days to get to temperature or does mdf not matter ?

Thanks dean

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 Post subject: Angle of the dangle...
PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:36 pm 
Hi all.

I'd like to put a small amount of storage in the eaves of our log cabin. Mostly fishing rods and the like.

I wished I'd concentrated more as school as I cant for the life of me figure out how to find the angle I need to project onto the timber to cut.

Picture below for reference and any guide greatly appreciated Image

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