Quite versatile in de-planing or shaving down protrusions. I’d suggest having couple of spare blades but they tend to last a long time unless abused against metal or concrete surfaces. Also, buy the version with a handle that is perpendicular to the blade for greater leverage.
If you came to this page via search engine, you may first want to read Replacing Leaky Rotted Basement Windows – Part 1 DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1 – NEW WINDOW PREPARATION It took about 3 weeks for the windows to come in and my Dodge minivan was awesome in carrying all 4 basement windows as […]
Part III of the article series talks about removing a concrete patio using power tool rental from Home Depot (i.e. Hilti concrete saw and Makita demolition electric jack) to prep for replacing a rotted joist and sill plates. Please note that this is more-serious-than-normal DIY project. It can potentially cause severe property damage and injury […]
With the cold weather fast approaching in the Northeast U.S., I decided to finally replace my leaky basement windows. I found a basic how-to video at This Old House, but it did not contain any information about a concrete sill that was that built up right up against a basement window so I am going […]
Part II of the article series outlines the decision process on whether or not to take an easy or hard route to replace my rotted rim joist and sill plates and also how I planned and implemented a temporary weigh bearing wall structure in the basement to support the 2 story house during repair. Please […]