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How to notch the top of a post to take a 150mm horizontal beam

Equipment: 100mm by 100mm post (4 inches by 4 inches) A pair of sawhorses or similar to rest the post on Handsaw Carpenter’s or combination square Pencil Tape measure Drill Large wood bit (about 20mm or ¾ inches) Sharp wood chisel and a hammer Summary: Place the post on a stable surface raised off the …


How to clean mortar stains off paving

This involves using a concentrated acid from a builder’s merchant and so all the manufacture’s safety advice must be carefully followed. Equipment: Brick acid Hose pipe Cheap plastic watering can with a rose Stiff broom Wellington boots Safety equipment (read and follow the safety recommendations that come with the brick acid). Summary:   Check the …