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  1. Rattrap Reuse

    Interior Decorating
    1. We had a door that we wanted to keep closed, and not having any suitable ready-made device at hand, we made one from a spring rattrap. Saw off the bait end of the trap and screw the remaining part to the door casing. Protect the adjacent surface with a piece of tin. "This door closer works...
  2. Very basic door hardware question

    Carpentry
    Forgive the very basic question... I'm putting a new knob and deadbolt in our very old basement door... it's an irregular shaped door, otherwise I'd just get rid of it. Anyhow, the doorknob will be easy enough - I'll have to make a bigger hole... but the other piece of hardware is one of...
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