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  1. Building & Construction
    Hello, I have a rather large 20-year old wood Pergola (20 foot x 20 foot) attached to my house that is in need of serious repair. More than half of the wood is rotten. For some reason the original installers used custom size wood for the framing (posts are 8" x 8" x 12' posts that were milled...
  2. Painting
    My grandmother recently hired a young neighbor (with some paint experience) to help out with painting a new railing fresh from the carpenter's workspace. The railing was redwood which had been cleaned and sanded before applying Kilz 2 Interior/Exterior Latex Primer... (Did you catch that?)...
  3. Carpentry
    I'm building a deck, and I purchased 6x6 fir vertical posts which will come up through the deck base and be used for a pergola above. The cost savings was considerable (we are on a severe budget), but the posts are very, very white. How would you recommend staining them to match the redwood of...
  4. Carpentry
    I replaced 4 of my stair treads with 2x12 redwood and each of the pieces is cracking in the center around 6 inches in. Ironically, the reason I am changing them is because the old pressure treated treads were cracking in the middle also. I used 3 screws on each side to screw each tread into...
  5. Carpentry
    I have an old house with a second floor with 3x3x14 rough cut redwood as the floor joists. I attached to them 4x4x14 redwood and put on top tongue and grove sturdy floor 3/4 inch. So combined, I have basically a 7x7x14 floor joist. My son wants to put a 90 gallon fish tank in his upstairs...
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