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Emergency Toilet Door-My Solution

08-01-2009 05:05 AM by Grumpy | 4 comments »

Some time ago I posted a blog on the Lumberjocks website asking if anyone had any ideas on a two way opening door system for a toilet entry. http://lumberjocks.com/Grumpy/blog/8405I got some good ideas from that & also chased the World wide web. Many thanks to those who responded.There are manufacturers that make systems just for this purpose but they are generally expensive & some require considerable modification to the door jamb structure which was what I wanted to avoid.After a lo...

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11-24-2008 06:08 PM by shawny | 6 comments »

Hello. I am new to this site. It looks very interesting and great ideas!!! I have knotty pine in my basement. Literaly everywhere. The walls, the doors and the closets are all knotty pine. My house upstairs is very modern. I would like to also make the basement more modern. I have considered stripping the walls and than restaining but I don’t have a ton of time and the basement is huge. I also don’t want to commit to the amount of money it would cost to contract it out. So I am...

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New Windows #1: A false start

04-21-2008 09:17 PM by Dan Lyke | 50 comments »

Last week, some door to door sales guys came by pitching replacement windows. I thought “this ought to be fun”, and scheduled an appointment. Surprisingly, they seemed to have a darned good deal, 6 Anlin windows, including a monster picture window, for $3200 installed. Poking around gave us a fairly good impression of Anlin windows relative to various other premium vinyl windows (ie: Milgard, etc), but as we dug further we started to think that vinyl wasn’t a look we liked. ...

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