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  1. Can I chimney vent a power vented oil boiler?

    I have a Utica oil burner that has a power vent. The power vent unit is very loud, annoying, and stinks up the back yard with oil burner odor (can't even enjoy sitting on the back deck because the...
  2. Re: nd advise, brick over concrete slab steps

    gees, so happy to see people are full of advise. thanks but the project is done now. got the best advise from just going to a masonry supply yard and talking with the people that work there....
  3. nd advise, brick over concrete slab steps

    I am looking for some advice on how to lay flagstone or mortar over my concrete slab front steps. I'm only looking to place the flagstone vertically and then lay bluestone or grantie on the treads...
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    build an arched entryway with arched roof

    i thought i would ask for some of your thoughts on building an arched entryway with an arched roof. I've seen it only on a few houses and they all seem to have metal roofs. Can I use ashphalt...
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    Re: anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    yes, the 2008 catalog just came out on tuesday. i was reading up on the saw and that it will retail for $1300 and i thought that it said it would be released summer of 2008.
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    Re: Deck piers in high water table

    You can use a big foot system and dig all you want. I've used this system on a few jobs. From decks to additions, and even sinking homes, it's very economical, fast, and to building code. It's...
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    Re: anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    so i finally got some hands on with the new Festool Kaypex miter saw. it is a very nice saw. many of the same options that my 12inch sliding Dewalt has but it still has alot more to offer. even...
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    Re: anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    woops, sorry about that. i was looking at gas fireplaces on another page while reading toh.
    here's the link:
    http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/video/0,,20056482,00.html
    everyone, thanks for the...
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    Re: anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    http://www.hearth-works.com/
    here is the link to the video on toh.
    i still haven't tried it yet. but I'm hoping to have some time this weekend to play around with the scrap crown i have in the...
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    Re: anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    yes, i love my 12" sliding compound miter saw. too bad it's a Dewalt (not a huge fan of Dewalt AT ALL!) but it is a great saw. After posting this thread i read up on the Kapex miter saw and do...
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    Re: Lally column replacement

    No one resposnds to your question because this website and board is getting like the show, weak! Just like the characters in the show, No one cares anymore unless there is $$$$ involved. Unless...
  12. where can I purchase Mahogany around the Boston area?

    I have to build a mahogany vanity for a customer. Other then And. McQ in Cambridge, where can I purchase 3 or 4 side finished mahogany? I wouldn't mind the travel to NH.
    thanks
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    can i add insulation to exterior walls?

    I believe the exterior walls of my cape have R9 fiberblass insulation. When I replaced my bath tub I removed the old, thin insulation behind it and thought I could read R9 on it but it was very...
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    anyone see the new festool kapex miter saw?

    i'm 31 years old now and i've been watching TOH since i was a kid. i used to really love this show. i've seen just about everything including norm's show, nyw. but recently TOH is way out of hand....
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