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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello everyone, my name is Ivan. I want to share with you the technology of making a panther out of wire. Its height is 80 cm. To make such a panther, we will need: a welding machine(normal), a Chameleon welding mask, an iron knitting wire with a diameter of 5 mm (about 10 kg). First of all...
  2. Interior Decorating
    Sooo I'm relatively new to woodworking and DIYs, so I wanted to ask if you might have any ideas concerning what to make out of this old bass guitar? I hope you agree that it's just way too pretty to be thrown out - it already has around 4 years on its back and it was rather cheap, making a...
  3. HVAC
    I am looking to replace my central A/C system. When I bought the house it had an ICP CA5030VKB1 cooling condenser (date 8/91) which I believe is a 2.5 ton. I've checked several online calculators and all have suggested I purchase either a 3.5 or 4 ton system. (Few basics: house is 2132sq. ft...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I am a home decor, DIY addict and love watching YouTube videos on the subject. I will be sharing videos I have enjoyed and gotten good info from.
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi Everyone, I am wanting to create some cheese boards and servingware out of concrete to use at home. I am looking for an easy to use sealer or wax that would be food-safe. I have read about the beeswax & carnauba wax, are these long lasting? Or should I be looking at the type of sealers they...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Concrete block wall. Trying to repoint before i frame and finish my basement. I got a dust shroud shop vac attachment for my makita angle grinder, Starting on a section of wall that is 11ft. wide x 80in. height. Can i just go ahead and rake 1/2in. of the mortar out of the whole wall at once, or...
  7. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello everyone. I have many diy builds that have been in the works around my land. A couple of them include sheds, some smaller and some larger. Before the increase in material prices, I would have done a plywood floor for all of the builds. Now with materials; plywood/2x/4x, all being so...
  8. Painting
    Hello, I’ve recently invested in a compressed air spray gun set up. I’ve done a larger bedroom and a living room and found that the compressor I’ve bought isn’t quite man enough for what I need as I find myself waiting for the compressor to catch back up again. The spec of my compressor is 24...
  9. Flooring
    some questions: 1. any way to tell if this tile contains asbestos - does it appear as if it might? 2. can i tile right on top of the existing tile? 3. do the toilet and pedestal sink need to be removed or can i tile around them? thanks!
  10. Building & Construction
    Hello! My husband and I are coordinating a patio build (concrete floor, patio cover, outdoor kitchen) and are hoping for some insight on what order to conduct business. We have the hardscape and softscape designs and are planning to coordinate all the contractors involved to turn the vision into...
  11. Electrical
    Hi all! Apologies for my lack of technical wording. QUESTION: I have a 1500w Aims Power pure sine wave inverter for my house plugs around the vehicle (doing a bus conversion!) and long story short, the inverter does not have any lugs for me to directly connect a AC Load Center (using a Square...
  12. Building & Construction
    Hi All, I had previously posted (https://www.diychatroom.com/f19/updating-modernizing-interior-railing-repost-pics-697301/), on updating this railing and have since decided to remove the wrought iron decorative crap you can see in this photo below, paint the steel railing structure flat black...
  13. Flooring
    What I would like to do is: install snap vinyl plank flooring on top of my existing tile in the bathroom and hallway, change the toilet, change the vanity and medicine cabinet, remove the cabinet above the washer/dryer and buy a new dryer that stacks on top of the washer, put in some shelving...
  14. Building & Construction
    I'm replacing all the fasteners on my pool enclosure in FL. It's not near saltwater FYI. I pulled a few fasteners out to check the size, and they're slightly different: some are 3/4" x #12, others are about slightly thinner shafts, maybe #10, and are 1/2" long, etc. I don't want to buy three...
  15. Building & Construction
    Hi everyone! I am new to this forum and I am a little confused about the different topics, therefore I'm sorry if this post is already existing somewhere else; Me and the wife have a dream about renovating our home and I figured now in covid times when we're not out too much it's a good time...
  16. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi Guys, im new to doing some DIY work. I want to build a timber fence using treated pine. I was wondering if I could use a 18g brad nailer to do the job. I also have to nail the floor skirtings and so I do not want to invest by buying 2 nail guns. Hence I would like to receive any suggestions...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hey, I am Jan from Aisa country, glad to join this forum to learn and talk something DIY, I believe it is a good place for different DIY home improve liking friends.:vs_smirk::vs_smirk:
  18. HVAC
    Hi everyone I am looking for DIY profiles for a short chat about... well, about you!:smile: I am currently researching DIY people, who install/change their own thermostats (or similar), and as exciting as the topic is, it is quite hard to find good information about it. I would love to know...
  19. Electrical
    Hello, The previous owners of my house had power ran into the backyard. I believe it was for an above ground pool pump and some lights, which are now gone. They ran 6 12-awg wires (1 blue, 1 red, 2 green, 2 white) underground through conduit. I want to use this existing run to power the...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I must introduce myself as a DIY guy. I managed to renovate the interior and exterior of my old brick house. Replacing old wooden windows with double-glazed PVC windows, new interior doors, new Armored door, new bathroom, installing laminate flooring, building a kitchen from...
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