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    Re: loud noise in furnace after heater comes on

    Same thing happened to me. It's the exhaust blower. Had a furnace tech check it out. It's not dangerous. Something is vibrating in your unit. Sometimes you can silence it by pushing and pulling...
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    Re: 2 x4 scaffolding

    Thanks for your responses. I have already constructed and used a wood scaffold that was 10 ft high with a 4ft x 8ft deck. It was solid as a rock with two people on board. It had wheels and worked...
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    2 x4 scaffolding

    I'm getting ready to re-install siding on my home and would like to set up a wood frame scaffolding system using 2x4's and USB sheathing. Don't want steel rental scaffolding as it will be too...
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    prolonging tool battery life

    I use 12-volt battery operated drills on an occasional basis about once a month. They are kept on the charger when not being used. When the time comes I push them hard.

    Some of the batteries...
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    Re: removing tub drain

    Thanks johnjh2o. That's exactly what I need.
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    removing tub drain

    My wife has been using chlorine based cleaners on the bath tub for a long time. As a result the drain has corroded to the point where there are no longer any cross bars. Without those bars there is...
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    bath tub drain conundrum

    HELP!!!!!

    The drain in my Kohler - jet tub is destroyed. My very "handy-man" husband agreed to replace it until he took one look and found there are no cross bars to attach a tool to. They are...
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    Re: CAD for carpenters

    Thanks for the link NEC. Looks like I'm going to have to purchase and learn AutoCAD of some sort. There does not appear to be any freebies out there.
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    Re: CAD for carpenters

    Gentlemen: Thank you for replying.***** It appears that I did not explain my intentions clearly. I do not want to do home layouts. I am looking for software to help me design furniture and cabinets,...
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    Re: CAD for carpenters

    Thanks for the response. I checked out "Sketch Up" and it seemed like it was designed primarily for 3_D modeling of buildings. I'm looking for something that will help me with two dimensional...
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    CAD for carpenters

    I'm looking for simple CAD software appropriate for basic framing and carpentry. Please respond if you have found something like this.

    Thanks: john f
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    Re: 18 volt vs 12 volt drill

    Thanks for responding. I purchased the drill at a Home Depot. It included two batteries and a carrying case. It came with a 90 day return policy so I figured there was not much to lose.

    I use...
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    18 volt vs 12 volt drill

    DeWalt is selling their 18 volt drill at a local store for $100. I already own their 12 volt version and am satisfied with it. I'm wondering if it's worth a hundred bucks to go up 6 volts. If anyone...
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    Garage door opener transmitter

    I have to get within 15 feet of my garage door before the transmitter gets it open. I used to be able to open it from the street. I'm wondering if I can tune the receiver to match the transmitter....
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