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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I live in a factory that was converted into condos about 15 years ago. about 10 feet outside the back door of my condo is a set of railroad tracks for when the railroad cars used to deliver materials to the factory. As such, my unit is about the height of the railroad carriage above the tracks...
  2. Electrical
    I am looking for a common measurement for can light placement/layout in a kitchen with uppers. I am aware that it is supposed to be approx. 12in from wall for over sink. I was thinking 36in from wall for wall with upper cabinets and 24in in from wall if no upper cabinets. cabinets will run...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    When we had our two-story garage built in 2006, we didn't finish out the 2nd floor. At that time, the builder asked if we wanted to designate on the plans whether the 2nd floor was a "game room" or for "storage." We elected storage, because the taxes were lower. Now that we are finishing out...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hello Everyone, I am currently building a new home (first one) and am in the process of having the architectural drawings finalized. As background, I picked stock drawings from an Internet shop (houseplans.com) and had an online draftsman modify them per my changed floor-plans. I know it was...
  5. Carpentry
    Hi Folks, I promised my wife that I would build her a closet organizer. She/we want to make it out of a nice hardwood, with no plywood or MDF. We like the “Vented Design” such as: http://www.northernkycedar.com/cedar-closet-systems.php. We ordered one of these for the bathroom, very nice...
  6. Building & Construction
    Is there a cad program(?) that has basic building materials already drawn out ... 2x4's, 2x6's, 4x8 sheets, etc ... so that all you need to do is drag the items to a location and they will fall into place? If not, is there a program that is simple enough to draw a basic frame structure without...
  7. Carpentry
    I have decided not to buy a stand for my compound miter saw but build something but I have a question that may seem ludicrous to ask. Still, here goes. I know I don't want a fixed miter saw station against a wall of my garage, as space is limited. There are so nice plans out here for stands...
  8. Building & Construction
    Has anyone used MyShedPlans.com? ....any positive feedback on the product? I was thinking about purchasing their product.
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