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Name: Tom Brusehaver
Date registered: July 5, 2012


Home Owner Handyman Do It Youselfer

Latest posts

  1. Thoughts on Appliance Repair — July 29, 2012
  2. A Gentle Introduction to Wiring — July 22, 2012
  3. Tree House Building — July 15, 2012
  4. Fixing a Non-Starting Lawnmower — July 5, 2012

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Jul 29

Thoughts on Appliance Repair

Appliance Repair Techniques The Maytag repairman is the loneliest for a reason, modern appliances don’t break down often. They do their job for years and years, and take almost no maintenance. Eventually though, they sometimes let us down. Most appliances are very easy to repair, and will have common failure modes. Typical items that break …

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Jul 22

A Gentle Introduction to Wiring

An Introduction to Home Wiring Some people find home wiring intimidating. The truth is, wiring is similar to plumbing, the current comes in, and needs to go somewhere. Electricity does some work before leaving your house. The work is providing light, heating soup, or making your favorite tune come out of your sound system. Many …

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Jul 15

Tree House Building

  When you were a kids you may have built a tree house, or your neighbor did, it was your place. The wood probably was acquired, some may have been purchased, but most was surplus from your father or the remodel job at the neighbors house, or the new construction a couple blocks away. It …

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Jul 05

Fixing a Non-Starting Lawnmower

Lawnmower Engine Flywheel

Repairing a Key on a Lawnmower Engine Ever hit something hard with a lawnmower, and then it wouldn’t start? Most likely the cause is a little piece of metal, that holds the flywheel to the crankshaft, has been sheared. The flywheel keeps the motor spinning between compression strokes, and holds a bit of energy. A …

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