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40 minutes ago, HardcoreLooper said:

Have any of you guys used any of the online photo services for framed large format photo prints?  Now that the bookshelves are finished and the books are migrating to it, the walls are looking pretty bare.  

I'd love to get a Samsung Frame TV, but it's an awfully big spend for something that'd just be a glorified digital picture frame.

i’ve used mpix a few times and have 0 complaints. 

we used them for pictures of our baby as christmas gifts for the grandparents this year and everyone loved them. 

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Almost finished building myself a new smoker, will get it done tomorrow before seasoning it and hopefully getting some ribs cooked. Sunday morning   Monday afternoon   

We did a ton this year but this has to be my favorite. My parents helped us build this in our family room.  

We’ve been doing so much work outside. Of course it is sooo hot here we can do it early morning, or late a night. Still have some small things to do, but for the most part it’s ready to go. As I flipp

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My improvement is an indoor golf ball driving net in my living room.

it has to go up and down every couple days. Because it doesn’t improve the ambiance of the room when guests come Over.

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5 hours ago, Kaplack said:

My improvement is an indoor golf ball driving net in my living room.

it has to go up and down every couple days. Because it doesn’t improve the ambiance of the room when guests come Over.

Obviously you need a better circle of guests to share time with!!!   😆

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On 1/7/2021 at 3:06 AM, Kaplack said:

My improvement is an indoor golf ball driving net in my living room.

it has to go up and down every couple days. Because it doesn’t improve the ambiance of the room when guests come Over.

It would be neat to make it retractable like a movie screen.

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On 1/3/2021 at 2:18 PM, HardcoreLooper said:

Have any of you guys used any of the online photo services for framed large format photo prints?  Now that the bookshelves are finished and the books are migrating to it, the walls are looking pretty bare.  

I'd love to get a Samsung Frame TV, but it's an awfully big spend for something that'd just be a glorified digital picture frame.

Costco does prints on glass, canvas & metal that I have seen come out very nice. 

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2 hours ago, Buffly said:

Costco does prints on glass, canvas & metal that I have seen come out very nice. 

FYI... from the Costco website...

The photo department at all Costco locations will close on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

The following products will remain available on the Costco Photo Center website for delivery to home or business:

  • Prints, Enlargements & Posters
  • Stationery & Photo Greeting Cards
  • Canvas, Metal & Acrylic Prints
  • Photo Books & Calendars
  • Photo Blankets & Other Photo Gifts
  • Business Printing Products

YesVideo Home Movie Transfer service will remain available on CostcoDVD.com for delivery to home or business.

The following services will not be available after Sunday, February 14, 2021:

  • Ink Refill
  • Passport Photos
  • Photo Restoration - place your order by February 3, 2021

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sincerely,

Costco Photo Center

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On 1/3/2021 at 5:18 PM, HardcoreLooper said:

Have any of you guys used any of the online photo services for framed large format photo prints?  Now that the bookshelves are finished and the books are migrating to it, the walls are looking pretty bare.  

I'd love to get a Samsung Frame TV, but it's an awfully big spend for something that'd just be a glorified digital picture frame.

Thanks for the recommendations.  A friend not on this forum recommended FrameItEasy, and they did a phenomenal job for a really reasonable price.

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Frustrating problem: I laid large (18"X18") on our enclosed Lani using premixed thinset and the tiles are still not set after a couple of weeks 😡. I assume it's because of the amount of thinset (the concrete had a lot of dips) and the outside temp in the evenings. I'll never use premix for outside use again. 

Hopefully I'll be able to grout this weekend and upload some pics. 

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Hey guys, got a question for the brain trust - buddy gave me some old cabinets that I am hoping to put into my basement workshop. It's all hallow cinder block walls down there, so what type of anchor should I use to hang the uppers?

Looking at tapcon, toggle bolts, concrete anchors...gets confusing! They will need to hold a decent amount for tools, batteries, clamps, solvents, screws, etc... Wouldn't think any single cabinet would hold more than 200lbs, though. 

Also been thinking about a french cleat system to make hanging them much easier, or even putting up a rough framing wall in front of the cinder blocks and hanging the cabinets into the wall studs.

Welcome your thoughts as I finally build out the new shop!

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10 hours ago, GolfSpy_THV said:

Hey guys, got a question for the brain trust - buddy gave me some old cabinets that I am hoping to put into my basement workshop. It's all hallow cinder block walls down there, so what type of anchor should I use to hang the uppers?

Looking at tapcon, toggle bolts, concrete anchors...gets confusing! They will need to hold a decent amount for tools, batteries, clamps, solvents, screws, etc... Wouldn't think any single cabinet would hold more than 200lbs, though. 

Also been thinking about a french cleat system to make hanging them much easier, or even putting up a rough framing wall in front of the cinder blocks and hanging the cabinets into the wall studs.

Welcome your thoughts as I finally build out the new shop!

I prefer using powder actuated nail gun “Ramset”. They make charges for all different concrete including block. Or tapcon works too just a little more tedious. Will cost a little more if you have to by the gun.

Made finishing my basement super easy (if you do get the trigger one not the hammer one) 

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8 hours ago, GolfSpy_THV said:

Hey guys, got a question for the brain trust - buddy gave me some old cabinets that I am hoping to put into my basement workshop. It's all hallow cinder block walls down there, so what type of anchor should I use to hang the uppers?

Looking at tapcon, toggle bolts, concrete anchors...gets confusing! They will need to hold a decent amount for tools, batteries, clamps, solvents, screws, etc... Wouldn't think any single cabinet would hold more than 200lbs, though. 

Also been thinking about a french cleat system to make hanging them much easier, or even putting up a rough framing wall in front of the cinder blocks and hanging the cabinets into the wall studs.

Welcome your thoughts as I finally build out the new shop!

I use Tapcons to put up shelves in my basement onto concrete block. Just get the right size and it should be fine.

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Tapcons would work well. I would definitely use cleats, they will make the mounting of the cabinets a lot easier.  If you're looking for a safety margin you can use Liquid Nails or another construction adhesive on the back of the cleat before you tapcon it to the wall. 

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Another vote for tapcons...

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If you are working by yourself I think the tapcon / cleat is the easiest method to do a good job 

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2 hours ago, MattF said:

I use Tapcons to put up shelves in my basement onto concrete block. Just get the right size and it should be fine.

Appreciate the insights guys! I think I'll pass on the ramset since I don't have a the gun and it would get pricey to hang just a few cabinets.

Might use the tapcon to install 2x4 french cleats and get them nice and level, then hang the shelves - that way I could always change/remove them down the road if I need to.

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16 minutes ago, GolfSpy_THV said:

Appreciate the insights guys! I think I'll pass on the ramset since I don't have a the gun and it would get pricey to hang just a few cabinets.

Might use the tapcon to install 2x4 french cleats and get them nice and level, then hang the shelves - that way I could always change/remove them down the road if I need to.

Just curious why you're using 2 X 4 vs. 1 X? The 1X would allow for more of a flush fit against the wall. The 2X will create a big gap on the sides of the cabinet. 

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10 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:

Just curious why you're using 2 X 4 vs. 1 X? The 1X would allow for more of a flush fit against the wall. The 2X will create a big gap on the sides of the cabinet. 

Excellent question! Because I already have plenty of 2x4's lol 🤣

Although, to your point, I could rip them in half on the table saw and get them more flush to the wall. Perhaps I'll go that route!

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25 minutes ago, GolfSpy_THV said:

Excellent question! Because I already have plenty of 2x4's lol 🤣

Although, to your point, I could rip them in half on the table saw and get them more flush to the wall. Perhaps I'll go that route!

All depends on the look. 1.75" (from 2X) gap would be pretty big on the sides. 

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12 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:

All depends on the look. 1.75" (from 2X) gap would be pretty big on the sides. 

Totally agree. Although I started thinking about what I would do with that gap and thought about adding some lighting at top and bottom to create an interesting glow/ambient lighting effect in the shop...since it's in the basement I need all the light I can get, haha!

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On 1/26/2021 at 11:20 AM, GolfSpy_THV said:

Totally agree. Although I started thinking about what I would do with that gap and thought about adding some lighting at top and bottom to create an interesting glow/ambient lighting effect in the shop...since it's in the basement I need all the light I can get, haha!

Ended up using Tapcons per the HD hardware specialist rec. However, to add some extra grip, I also laid a bead of liquid nail on each wall cleat and cabinet cleat.

Install was easy having ripped the 2x4's, then ripped them length wise at a 45 for the french cleat. Hung the wall cleat level after predrilling the Tapcons, screwed in the cabinet cleat and added a spacer at the bottom and hung them as easily as hanging a coat on the rack. PXL_20210130_202044274.jpg

Lighting and finishing the bases are next! 

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:wilson_staff_small:  D7 4-GW, KBS 105

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth 54.12 SS & 58.10 SS

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