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  Topic: Lumber source near SW CT for windows
mattswabb

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 8:23 pm   Subject: Lumber source near SW CT for windows
I didn't have any luck finding a wood supplier near me. I eventually found a guy on Craigslist that buys from a mill at his business's cost and resells for a little profit.

I always try Craigsli ...
  Topic: The eco friendly non-caustic Paint Strippers
mattswabb

Replies: 3
Views: 6185

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 10:38 pm   Subject: The eco friendly non-caustic Paint Strippers
I use the smart strip but I pasted a thick layer on and then covered it with Saran Wrap and it stayed moist for a day or more. We've done a few projects with this with good success.

I did this o ...
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun May 18, 2014 8:32 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
I finished up 46, 47 and 48 today.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/DEA7FCFB-031E-4490-84F9-B258AEF2B86D_zpshqutgcrg.jpghttp://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswa ...
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat May 03, 2014 4:13 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
Finished #44 and 45 today.

Here's what they looked liked but they were boarded up

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/B6DE360B-8562-4A93-ABCA-0C93FAB45B27_zpshfucdfmt ...
  Topic: Spring Bolts, Sash Pins
mattswabb

Replies: 1
Views: 8559

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:24 pm   Subject: Spring Bolts, Sash Pins
I bought mine here

http://www.houseofantiquehardware.com/wind0w-sash-spring-bolts

These are cheaper and a lower quality than those above and I used them for my basement windows.
  Topic: answer found :: cornice help, please
mattswabb

Replies: 3
Views: 6110

PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:38 pm   Subject: answer found :: cornice help, please
Most people will only see it from a distance so the 30' rule means that it only needs to look good from 30' away.
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:41 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
#43 and I'm done for the year except a couple of storm windows.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/CDA00116-F6A7-4A3D-91D2-6BCE81E19EC6-5849-00000759266C11C8_zps22d1088 ...
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:29 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
41 and 42 are done.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/B8B80AC4-BBF9-4F53-A12F-37078BB9D01B-1401-0000018E17E8ABA9_zpsb08af6d5.jpg

And I started #43. This will be it ...
  Topic: how to seal the peak of a slate roof?
mattswabb

Replies: 2
Views: 4978

PostForum: Roofing & Flashing   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:24 pm   Subject: how to seal the peak of a slate roof?
I assume you'd want something like this

http://josephjenkins.com/store/jenkins_copper_ridge.html
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:28 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
#40 and this is the halfway point. 41 and 42 are underway and then one more after that for the year.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/9F2F9CEE-2D24-4F6C-98D3-BBEFA4C ...
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:33 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
Finished #38 today

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/CF18D6CB-BBE2-41B3-93FD-BB98B682F315-11183-00000E6174835CCD_zps1022c3c9.jpg

And started #40 the other day. This ...
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:42 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
And here's #38.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/F7A2FF70-0200-4575-BAA7-B397DC99688A-5644-00000671A22FE325_zps90347a7f.jpg
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:02 pm   Subject: Matt's Project Log
36 and 37 are done. Wish they all were this easy.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr281/mattswabb/West%20ave/7DE63B79-DFDF-4B07-921E-46DC344601B7-1935-000002469A734F8F_zps4a4cae87.jpg
  Topic: solubor=timbor but cheaper, just can't find it!
mattswabb

Replies: 2
Views: 5339

PostForum: Woodwork & Carpentry   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:53 pm   Subject: solubor=timbor but cheaper, just can't find it!
This is on ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SOLUBOR-Soluble-Foliar-Boron-Spray-66-2-pound-bag-/370728493761?pt=Fertilizer_Soil_Amendments&hash=item565123e2c1
  Topic: Matt's Project Log
mattswabb

Replies: 95
Views: 61267

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:46 am   Subject: Matt's Project Log
Here's 33, 34 and 35. This bump out was covered in aluminum and vinyl. All the original trim was there and in great condition. There was one piece missing but it was easily duplicated.

http:/ ...
 
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