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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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Free Home Improvement Help on the Phone There’s not a doubt in my mind that you’ve been directly affected by the current health crisis that’s sweeping over the USA like a plague of plant-devouring locusts mentioned numerous times in the Bible. These are extraordinary times and they call for extraordinary effort from many of us, […]

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Tim Carter may call you to help you during the health crisis. If he does, he's going to record the call. Please read my LEGAL TERMS. The call is FREE. Loading…

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Richard P. Christopher N1LT Dick Christopher was a good friend of mine. He was sent back to Heaven on February 23, 2020. I met Dick in the late summer of 2011 when I re-immersed myself into the world of amateur radio. It turns out Dick was the founder of the Central New Hampshire Amateur Radio […]

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Here's just a peek at my man cave wall color and solid-metal door to the right: CLICK or TAP the THREE LINKS JUST BELOW first to see the choices, then answer the two simple questions below: Choice #1  Choice #2 Choice #3 Loading…

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I had the distinct pleasure to meet and be taught by Dr. Kenneth Caster at the University of Cincinnati (UC) between 1972 and 1974. He's one of a small handful of college professors that left an indelible imprint in my brain, fortunately for the better. The first and only class I took from Dr. Caster […]

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DEAR TIM: I’ve seen odd-looking photos taken with infrared (IR) cameras. They seem to me to be more of a novelty than a useful tool. Do you own one and how do you use it to help you around your home? What was the most shocking thing you discovered while using an infrared camera? Can […]

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Lake Winnisquam Winter Photos - Gorgeous in White I live on the west shore of Lake Winnisquam in central New Hampshire. It's a gorgeous lake and the third largest one fully within the borders of the state. Enjoy these photos that I've shot over the past month or so.  

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Do me a favor and ask at least ONE question about pocket doors. If you invest your time to do this, you'll get at the END of the survey a SECRET PROMO code to get 30% off ALL of my digital download products at my AsktheBuilder.com store. That's a HUGE SAVINGS. Be SURE you answer […]

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Aunt Margaret “Let’s go visit Aunt Margaret,” my Dad said. If I’d had a mirror in front of me, there’s no doubt my eyes and grin were wider than an airplane-hanger door. Margaret was my Dad’s older sister, and she lived with my Uncle Louie in a majestic old home in North Avondale, an original […]

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Garage Floor Drain Ideas - Time Tested Technology The inspiration for this column came from unexpected comments about a brief mention of garage floor drains in my December 1, 2019 AsktheBuilder newsletter. The house I grew up in had a garage floor drain. The concrete floor was sloped like a giant shallow funnel so all […]

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