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On Friday, September 30, 2016, I had the honor to address about twenty-five or thirty people in room 201 of Braunstein Hall on the University of Cincinnati (UC) campus. There was a mix of UC faculty, graduate students, undergrad students and subscribers to my newsletter. Two of the professors who were at UC when I […]

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Drywall Requires Muscle QUESTION #1: Tim, I need your honest advice. I’m seriously pondering installing new drywall in a room addition while I’m on vacation. I’ve watched cable TV shows, numerous online videos and read a few articles. It really doesn’t appear to be that hard. I’ve got a few helpers so I’m convinced we […]

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Portable Dehumidifier Survey Please answer all the questions below. One person, chosen at random using the random number generator at random.org, will win a $300 Amazon gift card. To qualify to win, you MUST have completed the following survey no later than midnight Eastern Time June 30, 2019. The winner will be chosen on the […]

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Insulated Concrete Foundation Forms QUESTION #1: Hello, Tim. I was doing research about house foundations and came across interlocking foam forms that stack on top of one another. They assemble much like children’s plastic blocks. Does a concrete foundation poured this way work as well as a traditional poured or cast concrete foundation? What, if […]

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Find a Vocation Not a Job DEAR TIM: I’ve read your column for years. I’d like you to share your thoughts on encouraging a young person to learn a trade or skill rather than go to college. Can you share what you did when you were young and more importantly if you could have a […]

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Hand Tool Storage QUESTION #1: Tim, I lost it this past weekend. After I cooled down, I realized I had no one to blame but myself. I spent two hours looking for a hand tool I know that was somewhere in my garage, basement or shed. I finally found it in my truck. Anyway, I’ve […]

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Smart Control Gas Can - Easy to Use The Smart Control gas can is a dream to use. I had no issues unscrewing the spout as it was easy to press in the safety lock. CLICK HERE to discover more about the Smart Control gas cans. How Much Gas Comes Out? You can control the […]

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CLICK HERE to order this remarkable book that chronicles the railroad industry in the USA from 1830 until the late 1850s when a few men got serious about building the transcontinental railroad. Do you think you know why Abraham Lincoln was so very interested in this project BEFORE he was elected President?

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These two videos were a very clever way to market jewelry by J.C. Penny. Be sure to watch both. I was sent to the dog house to fold laundry the second year I was married. I thought a clothes hamper was a great gift idea for Christmas instead of using a plastic basket. "Stupid stupid stupid!" Video […]

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This is a partial list of my favorite books. It's not in any order at all. I'd scroll through them to see what you might like. I do have a penchant for history books. Here's my favorite love story. If you have grandkids, this is a must-read for boys and girls alike. The next one […]

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