Thanks for the help guys. I have never used the search so I didn't even think of that. Duh, on my part. lol. Anyway, I found it.
This is the thread I was looking for.
Rheostat - A How to. Warning Lots of Pics
Sorry, I think I worded my post wrong also, I meant I wanted to know how to hook the heat rope up to the dimmer and thermostat. lol. Guess I didn't need the thermostate for this part. Sorry about that, but thanks, your help is greatly appreciated.