Hardwood Floor Refinishing; The Sanding & Filling Process

A hardwood floor refinishing project we performed in Redmond, Wa. This video was taken with my phone and includes some shots of me rough belt sanding and edging, then performing a “full trowel” filling and finally a bit of fine belt sanding. Realizing that most people, including many of the homeowners who are contemplating the idea of hiring a contractor to perform this service haven’t actually seen the process in action, I shot this video in an attempt to provide you with a taste for what’s involved. For more information, pictures and creative inspiration for your next hardwood flooring project, give us a follow on our G+page Thanks!

Meyer, Budde & Modular Construction | Model Railroad Tips | Model Railroad Hobbyist | MRH

– MRH What’s Neat columnist Ken Patterson takes a look at a Jeff Meyer diorama shoot, then discusses 3D prototyping classic automobiles made by Mike Budde, and finally Ken discusses the advantages of using modules to build your home basement layout by show you his home layout that was built that way. Part of the September 2014 issue of Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine.

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How To Refinish Oak Floors Without Sanding Part 2

Removing the paint stain and cleaning the floor in preparation for stain and refinishing without sanding.

How To Build A Fish Pond – Part 8 | Pond Construction Rock Placement (2 Of 2)

Proper rock placement during pond construction is critical when you get to the top level. In this video we cover important coping stone techniques and tips to disguise your skimmer Learn construction tips and tricks used by pond professionals.

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How To Build A Fish Pond – Part 12 | Waterfall Construction (2 Of 4)

How to build a waterfall construction tips and tricks from a professional pond builder. This is the most aesthetically critical part of your project. Learn step by step instructions for constructing a waterfall.

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Hilarious: Sanding A Floor

We had just bought a house and the floor had to be sanded. We rented a floor sander but had no idea how this thing works.

Easy Bathtub Installation Tip For New Home Construction And Some Remodeling Projects

Click on this link for more videos about bathroom remodeling, home repairs and building design. Here’s another simple and easy to use idea I figured out a few years ago and it’s made a big difference with the way I install heavy cast-iron bathtubs or even lighter tubs that are made out of steel or acrylic. By simply leaving out a few wall studs and installing them later, the process for installing a bathtub can be made a little easier. Don’t forget to check out some of our other videos, especially if you’re looking for tips and ideas to save money on your future construction or remodeling projects.

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How To Use An Edge Floor Sander

How To Use An Edge Sander

In this video, I demonstrate how to sand the edge of a wood floor with an edge disk sander.

This is by far the fastest and highest quality way to sand the edges of the floor (those hand held belt sanders can make a mess). It has the power to remove paint, varnish and even nail heads, while also being engineered in such a way to create a nice smooth finish. You can of course go round the edges of the floor after with a rotex to get an even smoother finish if you want to.

Be sure to check out the article linked above on the HowToSandAFloor website. If you have any questions you can post them either below or on the article itself. Good luck!

Don’t Feel Sorry For Your Customers – Construction Business Tip #36

Click on this link if you’re interested in more information about the book written by Greg Vanden Berge. I’ve gathered a lot of information on human behavior and psychology and at one time felt sorry for my customers or should I say I felt sorry for the ones who played the poor me game. Well, I’m here to tell you that you’re in business to make money and you won’t be making as much money as you can, if you think it will be better to do everyone favors instead of charging them. This was a hard lesson for me to learn and it might be a hard one for you to learn also, but it’s definitely one you’ll need to learn and accept.

I really don’t know where to start, if your a contractor who is interested in learning more about the construction business, from someone with over 30 years of experience, then this book’s for you. Realistically, that’s all I have to say, the book will speak for itself.

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