Is cement to sand ratio by weight? via /r/DIY

Is cement to sand ratio by weight? The instructions suggest a mix of sand:cement at ratio 4:1. Is this by weight rather than the quantity you measure with a trowel/spade? Now, 1 heap of sand on the trowel/spade weighs more than a similar heap of cement. So weight wise this sand:cement ratio will be something…

Retaining Wall Drainage Pipe via /r/DIY

Retaining Wall Drainage Pipe I'm building a 70cm high retaining wall for a small raised garden, backfilled with 8" of gravel. The wall and garden aren't very big, so is a drainage pipe necessary? Submitted April 19, 2021 at 08:27PM by capecod40reducedfat via reddit https://ift.tt/32rzVkb

TV Shelf via /r/DIY

TV Shelf https://ift.tt/3svIlBp Submitted April 19, 2021 at 07:25PM by huynguye via reddit https://ift.tt/3xaDCsn

Paint or stain this old playset? via /r/DIY

Paint or stain this old playset? I have this old playset (it's 5-6 years old) that I'm trying to freshen up (it's in rough shape). No idea what it's made out of, I think amazon said it's "cedar," but I have my doubts about that. Here are a few close up pictures of it and…

Can I put regular ceiling paint over wall paint? via /r/DIY

Can I put regular ceiling paint over wall paint? I think the last time the ceiling of a room got painted, wall paint was used. It's all shiny, and not bad but a bit odd. Can I use regular ceiling paint over, what I believe is, wall paint? Submitted April 19, 2021 at 03:13PM by…