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Old 07-02-2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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Hey all,

I spent 24yrs in the military, so had no need for DIY. If there was something wrong with the house, all I needed was a working phone! I make the call, and the 'professional' was around in a couple of days to fix the problem!

Now we have brought our first home! And I have DIY projects everywhere! 2 years in, and I am not close to finishing (so many people have told me that I'll never be finished!), I have a list of jobs completed, and an even bigger list of "jobs to do"! Everything from hanging a picture on the wall, to knocking down walls!

I am by no means an expert, and I very much "learn from my mistakes"! By the time I finish a particular job, I sit back look at it and say "If only I knew at the beginning of the project, what I know now"

Hates: Not having enough time for all the jobs
Loves: DeWalt tools!

Right...Let's find out some good tips and/or post some "Help!" comments.

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Old 07-02-2012, 09:35 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Glenn, you will find the help here very encouraging.

For those of you reading, Glenn is my son and I........ a very proud dad.
Unfortunately he and his family live in Newfoundland and I in Florida so we don't get to spend much time together.
Keep up the good work Glenn and post some pictures of the work you did in your album.
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Good to have you.
Every time I am doing a project my wife gives me several more to do, so the list is longer now than when i started.
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Good to have you.
Every time I am doing a project my wife gives me several more to do, so the list is longer now than when i started.
I know that feeling all too well!! 1 job seems to create another 3!!
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Welcome to the forum Glenn, you will find the help here very encouraging.

For those of you reading, Glenn is my son and I........ a very proud dad.
Unfortunately he and his family live in Newfoundland and I in Florida so we don't get to spend much time together.
Keep up the good work Glenn and post some pictures of the work you did in your album.
I shall get some pics on here...I promise!
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