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Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-18-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,608
Posted By MonsieurBon
I love my Stabila torpedo. Got a good deal on a...

I love my Stabila torpedo. Got a good deal on a new old stock one. We also use the Stabila plate levels. Although this just reminded me I think we need rebuild kits on the plate levels because they...
Forum: Framing 03-04-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By MonsieurBon
What manner of witchcraft generated that list in...

What manner of witchcraft generated that list in your hand?

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Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By MonsieurBon
cabinets are gonna be a real PITA to install...

cabinets are gonna be a real PITA to install though.
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By MonsieurBon
How did they think it was gonna stay up with no...

How did they think it was gonna stay up with no shear wall?

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-23-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31,161
Sticky: Things I Hate
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Posted By MonsieurBon
Lol yeah these are the sparkys where I work. I...

Lol yeah these are the sparkys where I work. I was astounded the first time I worked behind them. Like every baggie, box, extra wire nut, lunch wrappers, just dropped on the ground like some alien...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-23-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31,161
Sticky: Things I Hate
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Posted By MonsieurBon
I hate it when people install windows and don't...

I hate it when people install windows and don't remove the stickers and they get all sun burnt and crispy and impossible to get off cleanly, or tell the HO they're saving them money by not removing...
Forum: Health & Safety 02-18-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By MonsieurBon
There is a crazy amount of cost difference...

There is a crazy amount of cost difference between different implant options around here.

When I was close to needing a root canal last year I started doing some shopping around. When you actually...
Forum: Green Building 02-14-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,813
Posted By MonsieurBon
Out here in Oregon we have a lot of them. ...

Out here in Oregon we have a lot of them.

-My friend's aunt wrote a book about them and runs a lot of workshops.

-A low-income trailer park near me just converted to all peaked-roof tiny homes....
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-19-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MonsieurBon
Welcome! If you have free time I spend a lot of...

Welcome! If you have free time I spend a lot of time volunteering for Habitat Portland Metro East and it's a really great operation and a way to keep your hands dirty. :)

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Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By MonsieurBon
What the heck did I just read?

https://buildingscience.com/documents/building-science-insights/bsi-026-they-all-laughed

I read a lot of BSC's articles and don't remember them being this wacky. Especially the end. "Beer...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-15-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,556
Posted By MonsieurBon
For framing: whatever, as long as it's real wood....

For framing: whatever, as long as it's real wood. I can't stand those pressboard pencils that don't sharpen right.

For finish work: Staedler Lumograph 3H with an eraser topper. I tried the 4H but...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,841
Posted By MonsieurBon
My mom would love this thread. She got bitten by...

My mom would love this thread. She got bitten by a dog recently and is trying to get Medicare to subrogate the $1500 ER claim to the insurance of the guy whose dog bit her, and admitted liability,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-27-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By MonsieurBon
I used to have one. I used it to try and find a...

I used to have one. I used it to try and find a lost cat. I ended up finding a lot of other animals, and who was running a grow op in their attic, and who had well or poorly insulated attics, etc.
...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-19-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,875
Posted By MonsieurBon
Hazing here is par for the course, but you seem...

Hazing here is par for the course, but you seem to be rolling with it like a pro.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-16-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,649
Posted By MonsieurBon
I got her a DeWalt driving and drilling bit set...

I got her a DeWalt driving and drilling bit set so she can help build our house and stop stealing my bits!

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Forum: Remodeling 12-16-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MonsieurBon
Agreed. How cold is it there and how damp is the...

Agreed. How cold is it there and how damp is the basement? That could easily be condensation from the moist interior air against the cold concrete.
I assume the interior picture is the reverse of...
Forum: Framing 11-29-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,155
Posted By MonsieurBon
We always square and sheathe on the ground and...

We always square and sheathe on the ground and then stand the walls up.

Where I work we have a ton of people around to lift walls if we need them. Also, we sub any exterior work above the first...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-26-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,967
Posted By MonsieurBon
Excited to watch this. Can you tell us about why...

Excited to watch this. Can you tell us about why it's being replaced and challenges you foresee?
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-16-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By MonsieurBon
I'd just fur it out with 1x or plywood strips,...

I'd just fur it out with 1x or plywood strips, coravent at top and bottom.

Here's a technical bulletin about fastener schedules on SIPs with Hardie lap:...
Forum: Carpentry 04-24-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,835
Posted By MonsieurBon
I'm shocked at the hostility and resentment in...

I'm shocked at the hostility and resentment in these responses. Honestly everyone sounds a bit envious of such a life choice. Almost like "if I can't get that much time off, why should he?"

My...
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