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  • Build a Soundproof Wall

    In addition to the nice job you did perhaps a layer of non-oiled 1/2" tentest could have been glued to the inside of the old door frame and then begin you wall frame. Drywall is fairly good but the first piece of board could have been 1" blue foamboard that was glued to the studs. The drywall final layer being also glued is a good idea but once the glue dries the screws should be removed. and holes filled. It is unfortunate that we cannot obtain asbestos pegboard any longer because that is a great sound barrier when applied as a final surface.Nice job and happy it worked for you.

    I forgot to mention that if you remove the wide casing around the door frame you will likely find nothing but an air space there right through to the door casing on the other side. This space could be stuffed with soundproofing material as well. Then glue, not nail, the casing back in place.

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  • Nice piece of work. I made some modern style furniture back in my mid-twenties (50 yrs.ago). It was great for the era but did not stand the test of time. We now havesolid oak Shaker and Mission style that we know will stand the test of time in form and function. You are to be commended for your fine work.

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  • Here in Canada once you use a replacement card the other one is no longer valid and cannot be used. So you are back to one card. Secondly tap and go have lower limits than an actual swiped card limit with pin usage.

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  • Standing hard covers up preserves their integrity and allows air in between the pages over time. Writing anything in or on any wothwhile book only spoils its value for the future.A book collector will never do this. Paperbacks , once read, should be given to someone else or just given away. It appears that you do not have too many books with such a small shelf. Good idea for small spaces. We have several thousand books and this would just not work as books are more recognizable with looking at their spine and orgainizing them into categories in your library.

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  • Another great cardboard project. Keep it up.

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  • One of the best cardboard projects for kids I have seen. I am always looking for something to build for my grand daughters and this looks like an excrellent project.

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  • What a great idea. I love the use of the toilet flanges. I kind of chuckled at that. This would be great for a hobbyist that makes small items of wood or other substances that need sanding.

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  • A very nicely done school project. Your parents and teacher must certainly be proud for you.We get very cold weather here in Canada (-20º C) during the winter months and am wondering if it would be better to supply the power from inside a heated building. The NiCad battery would not last very long in our climate. Very nicely done, just the same.

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  • Very nice project. Seems to be well built. When I built mine we went with a full basement and made it tall enough for a 4 ft. attic as well. We maximized our footprint in storage capacity. Electricity in the shed was also a must with its own breaker panel. We needed the space because I even have stuff to fix stuff and there is no such thing as a bad piece of junk.

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  • We built this item years ago inside a Pelican case and saved all the working in wood and you should always vent any enclosed case or box where lead acid batteries are concerned. Even cheaper these days would be to use a toolcase on wheels like those plastic ones sold in most hardware stores around the country for about $30.00.

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  • This appears to be a complete waste of time and money. I would rather roll up the coins and change each 100 to paper. I have over 10,000 pennies with which I am doing just that. Putting them on tables, bars and floors renders them practically useless. Just imagine the work in trying to recover them later.

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  • These freebie ideas are ridiculous and cheesy. If you display too much more of this type of thing, I think that I will have to unsubscribe. Nothing is free. Everything takes time and time is money to the working man.

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  • Defacing American or Canadian coinage is a Federal offence. Why are you promoting this?

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  • It seems that this person saved on the apartment but spent $400. on an espresso / cap/ coffee machine. Very thrifty thinking.

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  • This method shown will only work well with a non-insulated ceiling. If using in an insulated area you will have to break the vapour barrier which is not a good idea.Water will be a problem if the barrier is pierced.

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