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Old 07-04-2010, 12:30 PM   #901
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Shu...that beam with the worms, is it new or old wood? Any idea what sort of worms they are? Dead or alive?

By the way - Happy 22nd anniversary of your arrival there, and also happy 4th of July.

So you want to stay there another 22 years! Let's see - you'll be 70 then right?

One thing we know for sure - at least the house will still be standing - but you might be taxed to death by then!

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Old 07-05-2010, 01:59 PM   #902
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Another wall stuccoed! Well almost. I will have to do a 2nd coat in a couple days. I also began prepping the long wall. It is really out of whack. I have a few days patching to bring things semi close. Time to figure out where the outlets and switches will go. I'm pooped, dorf dude...
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Shu...that beam with the worms, is it new or old wood? Any idea what sort of worms they are? Dead or alive?

It is an older beam but not real old. They are alive, I was getting fresh sawdust out of the holes.

By the way - Happy 22nd anniversary of your arrival there, and also happy 4th of July.

Thank you.

So you want to stay there another 22 years! Let's see - you'll be 70 then right?

YEP, The house will paid for by then too.

One thing we know for sure - at least the house will still be standing - but you might be taxed to death by then! [/quote]

No sh!t on that one, dorf dude...
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This place is really moving along now...but 7:33 pm and you're pooped?

Holy smokes, my evening shift is just getting started!
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I'm not an electrician. Now that is cleared up. I was thinking about the cable I buried in the wall yesterday. I want a light switch and an outlet, I only layed a 3 conductor cable. Wrong! I had to cut my new wall and lay an additional 5'ver. . That took up a lot of my evening. I did some more patching to fill in the deep pockets. In the 3rd pic you can see a sandstone just jumping out. It will be seen. Plans for that too. Campbell came over and we came up with a couple ideas for the kitchen. I will need "Bottle Caps" Yes bottle caps, with Logo's. Could you help me with this? The more unique the better. I'm going to create a new post about this. I can't let the cat out of the bag just yet. dorf dude...
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NIce progress.
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I'm not an electrician. Now that is cleared up. I was thinking about the cable I buried in the wall yesterday. I want a light switch and an outlet, I only layed a 3 conductor cable. Wrong! I had to cut my new wall and lay an additional 5'ver. . That took up a lot of my evening. I did some more patching to fill in the deep pockets. In the 3rd pic you can see a sandstone just jumping out. It will be seen. Plans for that too. Campbell came over and we came up with a couple ideas for the kitchen. I will need "Bottle Caps" Yes bottle caps, with Logo's. Could you help me with this? The more unique the better. I'm going to create a new post about this. I can't let the cat out of the bag just yet. dorf dude...
Nice progress.... but I am just wondering about how you put that cable in the wall. My brother is an electrician and he told me once that the cable is only supposed to be laid in straight lines with 90 degree angles to change direction, if you know what I mean....mhhh just wondering...

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Nice progress.... but I am just wondering about how you put that cable in the wall. My brother is an electrician and he told me once that the cable is only supposed to be laid in straight lines with 90 degree angles to change direction, if you know what I mean....mhhh just wondering...

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You got me on that one. I have asked about cable placement and was told that it is recomended but not a deal breaker. Since I'm never going to sell the house and I know where the cables are, ie, pictures of where they are, so people in the future will know. I have some stones in the wall that tend to dictate where the cable will go or not go. Like my main power cable was supposed to be 3 ft deep. That couldn't happen and the power dude understood that once he saw my foundation stones. Thanks for your observation. Got any bottle caps? dorf dude...
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What sort of bottle caps are you looking for? From any sort of bottle, or just beer, or?

Would it have been easier if you ran the wiring inside conduit? Then you could always pull more through in case of need...
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Can you keep us updated on this thread about the bottle caps too?

Are you going to give an address where we can send them, or should we PM you?
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You can mail them to the house. Scott Shumaker, Seugast 12, Freihung Germany 92271
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I'll have to ask my five year old. Best beer server out there. Always wanting to help out and asking if I need a beer. And who could say no to that. I wouldn't want to dissapoint her. But she does collect every cap off the bottles. I'll see what she says.
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You got me on that one. I have asked about cable placement and was told that it is recomended but not a deal breaker. Since I'm never going to sell the house and I know where the cables are, ie, pictures of where they are, so people in the future will know. I have some stones in the wall that tend to dictate where the cable will go or not go. Like my main power cable was supposed to be 3 ft deep. That couldn't happen and the power dude understood that once he saw my foundation stones. Thanks for your observation. Got any bottle caps? dorf dude...
Yeah, I know those good old houses that are build out of stone. It's good that the inspector understands. Here in Denver the inspectors are not like that. No way, everything has to be as in the book.
What kind of bottle caps are you looking for?

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What kind of bottle caps are you looking for?

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Any type, but they must have logo's. You get me the caps and I will show what they will be. dorf dude...
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OK, I'm going to ask the missus to keep every bottle cap as long as it has a logo - sort of like Bick's Pickles!

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