RJ45 Ethernet Cable Plug Wiring - Ready for Crimping

How to Make an Ethernet Network Cable Cat5e Cat6

This project shows how to make an Ethernet network patch cable (or straight-through cable) by wiring and crimping an RJ45 plug. Ethernet Cable Tools and Materials Making an Ethernet network cable is easy and inexpensive. To make your own cables you’ll need: Cable Crimp, Cut & Strip Tool Cat5E Crimp Connectors (plugs) Bulk Cat5e Ethernet […]

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Wood Deck with Added End Section

How to Repair a Sagging Wood Deck

This project shows how to repair a sagging wood deck by jacking up the deck, remove the old 6×6 inch wood deck post, pour a new concrete footer reinforced with rebar and install a new post. I rebuilt the deck rail and replaced the deck boards with numerous other improvements to comply with the Georgia […]

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Wood Deck Repair - Pull Deck together with Come Along Cable Winch

How to Pull Together a Sagging Wood Deck

In this 3rd installment of the Sagging Wood Deck Repair series, I stabilize the wood deck with a cable winch to prevent it from pulling further apart before replacing the 6×6 wood deck post and concrete footer. This project is continued from How to Sister a Wood Deck Post for Beam Splice Support. How to […]

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Jack Up Wood Deck to Replace Deck Post

How to Replace a 6×6 Wood Deck Post

I’ve stabilized the deck addition and will now build a full height temporary support post and jack up the deck to replace the 6×6 deck post. This project is continued from How to Pull Together a Sagging Wood Deck. Also see the project introduction in How to Repair a Sagging Wood Deck if you’ve just landed […]

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Sagging Wood Deck - Temporary Support Post after Raising Deck

How to Replace a 6×6 Wood Deck Post – Part 2

The sagging wood deck is pulled together with a cable winch, 2×10 deck beams reinforced with steel connectors, temporary support post set and the jack post removed. This project is continued from How to Replace a 6×6 Wood Deck Post. How to Replace a 6×6 Wood Deck Post – Part 2 Pull the Deck Together […]

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