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Project by AlanJ44 posted 05-08-2016 09:46 PM 627 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had this hole in my brick wall over the driveway left from the previous owners down draft cooktop vent. Oh what to do? Took a scrap piece of pine shelving cut to size, Used scroll saw then spindle sander to adjust hole to fit electrical box. Ran a short piece of romex via wall switch and bang, hole covered. Now have some light on the drive along with a security feature with the motion sensor. Been a successful weekend!

Does this count as a mother day present for the wife?

-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!





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USAwoodArt

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#1 posted 05-08-2016 10:06 PM

Incredible…!

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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oldnovice

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#2 posted 05-08-2016 10:49 PM

If the hole bothered her I am sure she will accept this as a Mother’s Day present.
On the other hand if the hole did not bother her then you might be in deep dodo!

I had a similar issue but my hole problem was in aluminum siding.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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AlanJ44

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#3 posted 05-08-2016 11:03 PM


I had a similar issue but my hole problem was in aluminum siding.

- oldnovice

I don’t think she had feelings one way or the other, moved here December 2006. Never heard her ever mention it, me on the other it was my toothache.

How did you resolve your hole?
Man! that sounds dirty!

-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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#4 posted 05-09-2016 12:13 AM

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? Way to go.

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#5 posted 05-09-2016 03:49 AM

Alan, a siding company owner said he would leave a “cover” piece for me to pick up on their front lawn because they closed for the day after I got off of work. He left me instructions on how to install it and it was barely visible when I got done. You don’t find many businesses operating like that anymore!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 05-09-2016 01:52 PM

”Does this count as a mother day present for the wife?”

Only if she likes it. (I hope you got flowers too, just in case. )

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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