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  1. As Bill said, anything under the ground is...

    As Bill said, anything under the ground is considered a wet location, even if in conduit. So you need wire rated for wet location no matter what your method of installation.
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    I always started at the 48” on center mark and...

    I always started at the 48” on center mark and worked my way back from there.
  3. Why not 14g uf and forget the conduit? edit:...

    Why not 14g uf and forget the conduit?

    edit: the stub out will need protection and support. Not sure of your terminations, but if just a junction box the protection must be different than the...
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    They make a condensate fitting that can be...

    They make a condensate fitting that can be installed near the fan and under the attic insulation, or is easily insulated. Condensate collects and then flows downhill through a tube and out the eaves...
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    Sticky: Please add me to the list. Thanks.

    Please add me to the list.
    Thanks.
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    Vila outgrew the show. He was earning more doing...

    Vila outgrew the show. He was earning more doing commercials than TOH. As a public broadcast production they wanted Vila to give up his endorsements, especially since one was in direct competition...
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    All those buttons...

    We just bought a new over-the-range microwave oven.
    Good grief! The control panel reminds me of the Apollo command module console. A gazillion buttons and choices.

    Now, I am not new to microwave...
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    Watching sports has changed dramatically in the...

    Watching sports has changed dramatically in the last ten-fifteen years.
    When my kids were growing up in the 80ís and early 90ís we were all sports fans. We had our favorite teams and we followed...
  9. consider multiple fans, one for exhaust and one...

    consider multiple fans, one for exhaust and one for makeup. Then a couple small ones inside to keep the air moving uniformly.
    Size the makeup a little larger than the exhaust to make the room...
  10. I know you said solid wood, but I’ll assume...

    I know you said solid wood, but I’ll assume veneer over a stable substrate was also a no-go...
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    On my 65th birthday my son gave me a BD card that...

    On my 65th birthday my son gave me a BD card that said something like:
    ”I’m at that age that whenever I drop something I stare at it and take a few seconds to decide if I really need it or not...”
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    When did roofs get so high?

    As a teen I worked summer part-time jobs as a house painter and roofing helper. As an early homeowner I had replaced two roofs; one was a two story house, the other was a 1 1/2 story house. Was...
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    So, if you added material to level the floor, the...

    So, if you added material to level the floor, the bottom plate and stud bottoms of the lowest wall would be three inches below the added concrete, and the side walls would be incrementally below the...
  14. Last summer parts of Iowa got 10Ē of rain in 6...

    Last summer parts of Iowa got 10Ē of rain in 6 hours. Our basement flooded. We had to remove the bottom 12Ē of drywall as quickly as we could. I started with my rotary tool with a drywall bit. My...
  15. Consider the floor, also. That concrete is a lot...

    Consider the floor, also. That concrete is a lot of thermal mass and a potential source of water vapor. Depending on your climes and cost of energy you may be dollars and comfort ahead when you...
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    Unless it's a Federal Pacific panel....

    Unless it's a Federal Pacific panel....
  17. Derek, I am heading to Menards. Internet says...

    Derek, I am heading to Menards. Internet says they have six at that store. I will pick one up and check on shipping cost. If you donít want it I will keep it, so donít feel obligated.

    ps. If...
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    You should seriously critique his design. He...

    You should seriously critique his design. He used a lot of lumber, but the support is really just the shear strength of his connectors. He didnít use any compressive strength of his lumber. And...
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    Go to the edge of the concrete floor where it...

    Go to the edge of the concrete floor where it meets the yard/dirt. Dig a sloping trench about 6 feet wide, 15 feet long, and terminates at the edge of the concrete at the height of the floor of your...
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    Mmmmm.... Pat, Thanks for the suggestion. If...

    Mmmmm....
    Pat, Thanks for the suggestion. If the finances are there or a model is put forth whereas the additional personnel can be funded I am sure Keith will look at it.
    However I don’t think...
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    When packing to move to a new city last fall, I...

    When packing to move to a new city last fall, I pitched all our old financial documents. Most went into the shredder. But back in the 70's, 80's and 90's I preferred to pay almost everything by...
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    Yonak, thank you and tell your wife thanks. ...

    Yonak, thank you and tell your wife thanks. Great minds must think alike, as I also had thoughts along those lines.

    But that scenario and others have been put forth.
    Keith, et al. have...
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    I use a dental pick.

    I use a dental pick.
  24. Good news, the recall is still active; just...

    Good news, the recall is still active; just called their hotline. Originally you had the option of a $100 or a retrofit guard. They ran out of the retrofit blade guard and replacement table a number...
  25. http://www.radialarmsawrecall.com/ Yes,...

    http://www.radialarmsawrecall.com/

    Yes, depending on the serial number.
    Sears was just the middle man as they didn’t actually manufacture the saws; Emerson Tool was the actual supplier of the...
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