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Matthew Akin
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Finished towel bar. Very solid. Pro tip, remember where the wood reinforcement is, because if you do it right, you won't be able to tell once it's painted.
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Can you stand on it?
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Step four, plug with sheetrock.
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Step two, reinforce.
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Got the hole in the wall filled and first coat of mud...
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Hope you get the master bath done in time to enjoy it some before you move!
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A little higher up and we find....
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Call the guy's wife and tell her not to let him DIY ever again - you are so lucky not to have had a fire.
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Tape and mud.
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Step three, screw on 1/4 inch ply.
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How to fix a towel bar that keeps falling: Sheetrock behind towel bar was all busted up, so step one, cut big holes out to the studs.
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Well, I took out butterfly bolt, which are as strong as you can get. In the
end, if the sheetrock is damaged, it ain't gonna hold.
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Poster presentation...
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That's one good looking poster.
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Ok, no more hidden splices... We hope.
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Step one: make it worse (this is the part where Rachel freaks out a little). Notice this part of our wall is also the (extremely dusty) air return for the furnace...
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You'll been to put a board behind the top horizontal seam to screw both pieces to
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    2013
  • UMKC
  • KU
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