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12-21-2012 05:55 PM

Bostitch Low Profile Nail Guns - 6 replies

Bostitch released a low-profile nail gun (LPF33PT), which uses a 30 degree paper collated nail. It is now my understanding that in the next few months they are releasing another low-profile nail gun (LPF28WW) that uses a 28 degree wire collated nail. My questions are: 1) Do I need to give a lot thought between using a 28 degree or a 30 deg...

11-09-2012 06:41 PM

Framing Nailer - Corded or Cordless That IS the Question - 14 replies

Although I have seen a couple of posts similar, I am going to ask this anyway. I do handyman work and do not need a framing nailer all that often…but also believe in purchasing the best tool for what I can afford…even if it means saving up for it. Recently I have seen that Bostisch recently came out with a new model LPF33PT Low...

07-17-2012 02:53 AM

Plinth Blocks - 15 replies

I am installing casing around a master bedroom / bathroom entryway door and want to use plinth blocks to dress it up a bit. My baseboard is 5-1/2” high. The casing is 4-3/8” wide. My stock plinth block (WindsorOne) is 4-3/8” x 8” x 1-1/2”. To what dimension should the plinth block be cut?

08-20-2011 07:15 PM

To use luan or paneling...that is the question - 8 replies

I am in the process of finishing up a master bathroom remodel. We hired a tile contractor do all of the tiling work for us. I noticed that between the end of the floor tile and one of the walls he filled in an inch gap with grout. As we are going to put wainscot on the wall, I was considering building the wall out with 1/8” luan. All...

01-17-2011 10:19 PM

Shed roof - 18 replies

I am planning on building a firewood storage shed. When I build it I want the roof to slope from front to back (i.e. higher in the front and lower in the back). The shed will be longer than it will be wide. The slope will run the width of the shed, which I am suspecting will be about 4 feet. So my question is, does anyone know of a chart t...

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