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>How much will it cost to rebuild
>how long will it take to rebuild
>Can it even be rebuilt?
>Is it even worth rebuilding.
It is important to note (I think) that the structure didnt completly burn to the ground.
>is it diy?
It is (or was) a famous piece of architecture around 600 years old. Therefore I believe this thread has enough justification to exist.
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That >>1595011 is Reims roof - (mostly concrete, not iron) - would replace with, personally. The wooden roofs were also designed to burn out while leaving the rest unharmed, but everythings a drama nowadays
>don't even look that similar
except they do, really
OH so it's the bootleg one that burned?
Thank fuck
Lots of Goth Cathedrals have the same basic forms
they all look pretty much the same
They should just scrap it and build a giant mosk

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Tell me bros, how do I turn this bar of rusted steel into a sword
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Hm.... What a about polarity. I still say try lower amps.
What brand rod?
>sup diy I’ve never even changed a lightbulb but today I was fantasizing about being the smartest handyman on the block and sharing my wisdom with people and it gave me a warm and fuzzy feeling so I’m gonna build space ship! How use wrench? How build spaceship? It use rocket right? Lol
Its forge, not weld. Plebeian beppo
you really dont want to use hardfacing, it will just crack and split. not to mention a good anvil isnt necessarily hard, they have noticable recoil. 7018 or 8018 works though. dont preheat and try not to let it cool slow. weld it cold and as fast as you can, within reason. 1/8 @ 100 amp and go from there

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My dipshit work doesn't have any safety equipment and I worked with lime yesterday
My skin is puffy and cracked
It feels like i have old man hands
Would i know if any lime dust damaged my eyes
I'm a hypochondriac and nervous as fuck
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Yeah we don't have them as separate degrees. You just do an MBBS.
OSHA's number is super easy to remember.

As in "You're gonna get fucked over in 3...2...1...OSHA!!!"

Just remember, when everyone starts talking about OSHA your line is "whats an osha? Is that corporate?"
OSHA is useless. I love when morons threaten to report things to them.
Worry more about long term exposure. Think about all the old dudes who were doing what you did, but for years on end.

Next time wear goggles and gloves? They're cheap enough.
You will die in a horrible agony. You have 24 hours left.

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So this guy apparently built a ladder.
What has /diy/ built recently?
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i bought some materials to build a wall for shelving in my basement last week. Haven't even started, getting drunk instead.
Going to attempt some roller shades for the windows. We just moved and while the family loves all the big windows it's getting sunny and it's so damn bright. Might be fun
are ladders that expensive?
based on what circuit
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Built a ground level deck 12x24 with this shitty wall, not done,

Looks like he was just fixing his post formatting?

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>took off bath tap to CLR it
>now orange rust keeps driving unto the tub

How badly did I fuck up?
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tape only for temporary hydraulic / air fitting connections, tape + dope for everything else. Black pipe radiator plumbing especially, where if you have a leak in the middle of a run, you are looking at unthreading 10-30 fittings to fix a drip in an elbow. Only time I use dope only is on gasoline fittings with gas-compatible dope.
>a light coating of dope on both pieces, male and female
don't ever do that for gas. the female threads will have majority of their dope pushed into the pipe. thusly pushed into where ever the gas goes. I've replaces 3 gas valves due to this shit.
pipe dope lubes threads, seals some of the outer most threads, and seals the outside. that's all you need.

for water, if you want to be double sure, dope and tape. just do it right.
>when the fucking 'plumber' puts tape on the shower head or washing machine hoses even though it seals with a washer, not pipe threads.

im the opposite. i do a literal ton of fitting up hydraulics, fuel systems, air brakes/shop air, natural gas/propane at home lots

the dope is garbage tier, and its pretty hard to fuck up bad enough to get a leak with the tape. try getting the good tape, not the trash white shit. wrap it properly and honestly clean fresh threads will seal up hand tight. not to mention its easier to clean up i find. one thing though you only get one chance to make up the connection. if you go too far you either gotta make another complete turn or take it off, retape, and try again because that shits gonna leak if you just back it off
Jeez, use Teflon and pipe thread sealant anon...also tsp (trisodium phosphate) will clean the he'll out of chrome plated fixtures..++clean all that caulk off there using caulk remover, all of it! Then lay down a clean bead after putting sealent and Teflon on threads of the nipple the spout connects to. Good luck

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How is this shitty hobby even /diy/ related anymore? Today it's mostly just full of buyfags and wackers who actively try to discourage anyone who's interested in doing any tinkering and insist that one needs to start with dropping a ton of money on a full power HF radio at home before one gets into any /diy/ aspects more complicated than making your own antenna. Most amateur radio enthusiasts seem completely clueless about their gear as well, leading to ridiculous claims being common such as you being better off using a full power HF rig hooked up to a memenetic loop antenna indoors when you live in an apartment than you would be with anything lower power designed to be portable and hooked up to a dipole at a better location like a park because retards just think about how many watts the radio is putting out and don't consider anything else.
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But then anon... Watt is true power?
Ha, oddly enough I'm working on a packet radio client for the TRS-80 Model 100 at the moment.
How do you push really high currents through antennas to achieve high power outputs? Isn't an antenna just an open circuit to the air? How would I push 100A into an open circuit if I wanted to? Surely I can't impedance match it, the impedance is too high and is impossible to calculate accurately and will also vary with air pressure and humidity and that sort of stuff.
The simple explanation is that an antenna can have an impedance of about 50 to 100 Ω, with most being designed to be 50 Ω.
Thus, you can (roughly) calculate the current as I=V/50.

The more in-depth answer involves dealing with free-space permittivity and working with complex numbers in the frequency domain. At radio frequencies, you can't think of the antenna as just an open wire, because the antenna has inductance and capacitance. As frequencies increase, the capacitive elements start to become electrical shorts and the inductive elements begin to look like open circuits.
I wish I could give a more detailed explanation, but I don't really have enough background to completely understand antenna black magic myself.

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What are your experiences with improving the efficiencies of your home? Where do you find your rebates? Are there any efficiency improving devices you would recommend staying away from?
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Anything heating/cooling is rated in BTUs for some reason.
And tools in horsepower. Kek.
And electrical equipment in kW? Must be very convenient.
got me a navien. its the tits
Batteries are 80% efficient, require maintenance and you'll need to use an inverter to convert to ac from DC which will consume power. You won't save enough to be worth the capital investment.


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What am I doing wrong with my clothes? Brand new t-shirts look like this after a few months. I never iron them just hang them and leave them to dry. I only wash on 40 C.
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Try using heavy water.
Do you mean I'm not using a long enough washing program?
Do you sleep in them? Maybe don't. I have a big head and f things up pretty quickly but do a bit better if i make an effort not to fall asleep on the couch or something. Im thinking that they don't make em like they used to.
Who in their right mind would ever do that?

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For some reason, untreated wood shavings are prohibitively expensive in my area, even in bulk. This makes keeping chickens uneconomical.

But I have access to plenty of cheap pine firewood. Is there a better way to turn this into wood shavings than sitting there all day with a plane? Any power tools that would produce suitable shavings? Everything I currently use in the shop just makes dust.
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I use it for my chickens. Its fine. I use a pitchfork and remove the straw as needed. Makes great fertilizer after you let it sit for awhile.
Charge people money to whittle it. Just call it the next great crossfit exercise.
better yet, use cat litter
Find a sAw mill nearby and ask for a truck load
Try shredded paper OP

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diy button boxes, pic related is mine i built yesterday. generic zero delay usb encoder from china. illuminated 12v led push buttons powered by 5v from the encoder pcb.
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>he doesn’t even KW
Would these work with toggle switches? Does it have to be push button?
toggles are fine:

Thanks for the info, I'm looking at building a partial panel for muh flight sims.
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These boards work great for simple boxes - I use one for a IGN + starter panel.

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Can somebody tell me what that little ring at the end of the green/yellow grounding wire is called? I accidentally cut mine and I need to find a replacement.
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>...playing with electrical...

What the fuck is electrical? Electronics? Electrical equipment? Electricity? Give us a clue here.
Start with school retard

based retard

OP you seem pretty dumb but if this guy can figure out enough about electronics to talk down to people on /diy/ you can sure as hell do it too
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>little ring at the end of the green/yellow grounding wire is called?
>e green/yellow grounding wire is called?
It is called not necessary thing, just twist wire around bolt and use washer.

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>Managed to drilled two holes on a straight line
>Holes aligned with metal first try, fuck_yeah.jpeg
>Screws went it exactly as planned
>Perfectly mounted my first ever piece of wall-mounted furniture

I can make a fucking hole in a wall and have something STICK out of it. AND THEN HANG SOMETHING FROM THAT THING. I am a literal god,or at least close to one cause I'm drilling holes into his fucking world - try and stop me you folklore faggot.

So before I make myself an entirely new kitchen using my new found skills, what are some other neat things I could wall mount? I was thinking on adding shelves to the kitchen, anything a little more challenging that I could impress my girlfriend with though?
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>two holes
>in a straight line
>two holes
>in a straight line
>two holes
>straight line
better ensure it’s perfectly flat

i find drilling holes to be more about the correct order of operations, ie;

at what stage of the build to drill through 2 or more pieces at the same time to get a perfect fit, like a 17/64 hole for a 1/4 bolt into a threaded hole x however many holes type perfect fit
This x1000
Can't nobody tell the stupidity of it kek
This website is worth coming to, just cause of retards like OP

My grandmother probably thinks I'm insane now, the way I burst out laughing

There are THREE of these goddamn threads up right now.
Use the catalogue you fucking mongoloids.
FOUR, there's FOUR now.
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he's poor. let him have his fun.
I have OSB filtered so I missed some of those.

just as planned...

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I want a low voltage, high current DC power supply for an electrolytic cell.
Would an old PC psu be a good option? Any better ideas or reasons why I definitely don't want to use one?
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Hydrogen-oxygen has a redox potential of 1.23 volts, so I would imagine 1.5-ish volts at however much amperage OP can manage.
old pc PSU would be fine, but if you really want maximum power, rewind a microwave transformer and use a bridge rectifier to convert it to DC. they'll output hundreds of amps easily
This. I used five rewound Microwave Transformers with the Secondaries wired in series. The Primaries were grouped three in series and two in series. It used a 100a Bridge Rectifier and a 33000uf Capacitor.

In the end it was 45 volts and dropped the voltage down using a fuckton of neutral plates.

I could have done the same thing with a cheap ass arc welder, or rewound a 110v site Transformer but whatever.

I recommend a PSU to start with, they have a number of safety features to prevent shorting. If you need massive gas production though you'll have to use Transformers.
What op needs is Google.
Is kind of setup required for simple rust removal?

Not the OP but I planned to remove some minor rust with an old PSU I had laying around and some rebar. I don't know shit about electrolysis though so this thread is making me reconsider.

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So I punched a few holes in a wall.
How do I patch the wallpaper upon repairing the wall?
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Shove a bar of soap in the hole.
I was a kid when Sagan was big.
He informed my world view in so many ways.
Who is doing that for the kids of today?
Jordan Peterson?

Where does the shipping container full of imitation crab meat come into play? I know a dock builder, I bet he could patch OP’s wall since the water has been high lately and work is slow.
You forgot
>professional drywall, painting, and wallpaper contractor with 49 years of experience comes in and lays out in extensive detail how to professionally do the work
>some guy who’s drunk uncle once worked at a paint factory barges in, calls the professional a retard, and claims shitting in the hole is the best solution to the problem
lil xan

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