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Concrete is an increasingly popular material for countertops because it is versatile, durable and environmentally sound. Building molds and precasting countertops in a studio allows designer/fabricators to cast and cure slabs under controlled tempera
These are the steps: Create a CGBitmapContext matching the image's colorspace and dimensions. Draw the image into that context. Draw whatever you want on top of the image
So this is a question that's been asked a lot, but reading individualized responses is creating confusion for me, not answers. I have a detached garage with existing power, and I have added a few items to the circuit. Because I don't know what the or
Install Downspout Drain Line TIPS DEAR TIM: I need to bury downspout drainage pipes in my yard before the yard is seeded. Where is the best place to put them and how deep should they be buried? What type of pipe do you like? How far away from the hou
I currently have some angled stairs going from my garage into the home. To the left of these stairs is a closet that I'm going to take out to allow more open space in the garage. Directly to the right of the angled stairs are the stairs leading to th
If your patio ideas include the feel of a stone enclosure around your paver patio and the benefits of addtional seating, then a block seating wall is your solution. Designed to fit most patio configurations, block seating walls can be strictly aesthe
I've been thinking of a project and realized it requires a certain device to make it feasible. The device is easier to describe with a diagram: In this figure, P is a pulley with a non-elastic rope threaded through it and pulled in the direction indi
For the large base, Part A will be the top horizontal piece, Part B will be the vertical connecting piece and Part C will be the bottom base. Mark the center points of the two horizontal pieces and line them up with the center points on the ends of t
We've been working at putting a fence around our property and are almost finished. The last part that we have to do is we're adding gates to the end of our driveway. The fence that we put up is a hogwire fence with wood framing
Your instincts are right. Do not bury the wood post!! We always use either a 6 or 8 inch Sonotube filled to slightly above grade or a 36 or 48 inch precast porch post. If you decide to use the tubes, here is a little trick: when you start filling the