Saturday, January 15, 2011

Rough Calculation Fail

I'm trying to run a phone cable from the basement up to the dining room. The problem is I have to drill through the floor to get there. The second problem is there are NO references in the basement as to where the wall is so I can drill on the other side. After taking countless measurements, I finally drilled a pilot hole. My degree of confidence was about 70%. After waiting a week, I decided to just drill the hole and get over my fear. After I drilled through, I put a coat hanger up the hole. I then went up to the dining room with a flashlight to see if I could see the hanger through the hole in the wall. Here is what I saw when I walked into the room: