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    Re: Another Clawfoot Tub Question

    Thanks, guys. I will check w/ my plumber on the drain. Hopefully that will give it a bit more life. I live 200 miles from nowhere, so re-glazing is probably out anyway.:)
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    Another Clawfoot Tub Question

    My 5 foot clawfoot tub is original to my 1911 house. It doesn't really need reglazing, but there is rust around the drain. It was cleaned with naval jelly and covered--maybe with epoxy--about 20...
  3. Re: Help with old woodwork w/ many layers of paint

    Photos: Woodwork is baseboards, trim, 2 doors, a window, a built-in med cabinet and a built in linen cupboard. The album includes 3 photos, one of door and surround, one of med cabinet, and one of...
  4. Help with old woodwork w/ many layers of paint

    I have just done a finish coat of plaster on my walls. (I stripped paint and removed/covered calcimine first.) The woodwork is in sad shape in places. I know the top layers are latex and they were...
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    Re: Covering old stovepipe hole

    No idea how to do that, especially in a 6" round hole.
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    Covering old stovepipe hole

    I am in the process of patching my 1912 plaster bathroom walls in preparation for applying Master of Plaster coating. One corner has a chimney which is no longer in use and is covered over above. ...
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    Re: Plaster and Paint Help

    I wondered if that might not be the answer. Just hope I can find someone to do it out here on the edge of the oil boom!
    Thanks for the advice!
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    Re: Please help with attachments

    Did it--finally!! Thanks to all who responded!
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    Plaster and Paint Help

    My 1911 bath has original plaster walls in good shape. I got suggestions from another thread on how to fix small holes and cracks, but I am still at a loss as to how to deal with the walls as a...
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    Re: HELP What color to choose

    I'd go with a light color or neutral throughout and use accessories for color accents. One accent wall in a color would be nice, too.
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    Re: Please help with attachments

    Finally got to the notice that I needed 10 posts to imbed pics. One more post and it should work!!
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    Re: Please help with attachments

    Thanks for the help everyone! I will try again!!

    67drake, love your photo. My house is about the same age. I have a couple built in corner cupboards--I've not thought of painting inside...
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    Re: Please help with attachments

    OK, I have used Imageshack in the past but am not familiar with newer verson of Photobucket. I have an album of 3 pics. What do I post as the link?
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    Re: Please help with attachments

    Thank you both for the help! I will try again. Would be helpful if there was a change in directions for attaching photos!:)
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    Please help with attachments

    Am trying to attach photos to a post. I tried Manage Attachments--my pics meet type and size criteris but I get "not a valid attachment". I pulled directions to create an album--I see no link in my...
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    Re: 1911 bathroom walls

    That ounds like my plaster. Thanks for the info!
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    1911 bathroom walls

    My 1911 home's main bath has plaster walls with original tile scoring on the lower half. The plaster, while it has a couple cracked places seems sound and well attached yet. It has been painted and...
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    Chimney help!

    Help! I can't even decide where to post this question. I have a brick chimney, never lined, which vents my boiler, water heater, from the basement as well as a currently-unused gas fireplace on...
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    Updating walls

    Updating Paneling --I have an older home whose basement walls were finished many years ago with masonite paneling which has a couple layers of wallpaper. I need to update and want to do as much as...
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