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Forum: Health & Safety 02-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,324
Posted By davitk
Ten years ago I injured my wrist driving pole...

Ten years ago I injured my wrist driving pole barn spikes with too small a hammer. That healed and became tennis elbow, which healed and became rotator cuff pain. The pains now come in a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-20-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,420
Posted By davitk
I do. No joking.

I do. No joking.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,984
Posted By davitk
Yeah, I would think the one man operation 'small...

Yeah, I would think the one man operation 'small job professional' would have to really hustle to come up with 40 billable hours a week. When you figure in the entire year - sick days, holidays,...
Forum: Business 05-08-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,900
Posted By davitk
1/2 on signing, 1/4 first day (before the tools...

1/2 on signing, 1/4 first day (before the tools come out), 1/4 substantial completion.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,984
Posted By davitk
:clap: No good deed goes unpunished. :clap: ...

:clap: No good deed goes unpunished. :clap:

I'm not laughing at you skyhook, just that it seems to happen more often than not when my free "referral" screws up I get hung for it. Be careful out...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,984
Posted By davitk
It's funny how an electrician, plumber, or HVAC...

It's funny how an electrician, plumber, or HVAC contractor can get a service call, show up on the job and be paid a trip charge + 90 bucks an hour without the customer batting an eye, whereas Mr....
Forum: Tiling 05-06-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,254
Posted By davitk
Oh. I'm out of sorts tonight, wife drank all the...

Oh. I'm out of sorts tonight, wife drank all the tequila. Carry on.
Forum: Business 05-03-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,961
Posted By davitk
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-30-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,956
Posted By davitk
Actually, yes. I wear polycarbonate specs which...

Actually, yes. I wear polycarbonate specs which sport several battle scars. :whistling
Forum: Flooring 04-25-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By davitk
Own your business, not just your job.

Own your business, not just your job.
Forum: Vehicles 04-05-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,395
Posted By davitk
Sorry, I was having a bad night. :rolleyes:

Sorry, I was having a bad night. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-01-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,852
Posted By davitk
I don't believe for a minute he can't fit at...

I don't believe for a minute he can't fit at least two at a time!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-01-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,852
Posted By davitk
Cole's comment on his border collie brings up a...

Cole's comment on his border collie brings up a good point. No matter what the breed, each dog has a unique personality just like humans.

Our border collie LOVES children (over the age 10), and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,924
Posted By davitk
Ski Instructor. :thumbsup:

Ski Instructor. :thumbsup:
Forum: Health & Safety 02-26-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,198
Posted By davitk
Oh, and I'm up at 4am on a Sunday morning not...

Oh, and I'm up at 4am on a Sunday morning not because I don't need the sleep, but my body hurts so bad it won't sleep.
Forum: Health & Safety 02-26-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,198
Posted By davitk
I've told my kids since they were old enough to...

I've told my kids since they were old enough to hold a hammer, not to go into construction, primarily because the stories above are the norm, not the exception. Our bodies are a consumable...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-21-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,380
Posted By davitk
Doubtless I'm the only one with this kind of...

Doubtless I'm the only one with this kind of luck, but it's fun to show anyway. My teenage boys are in charge of fitting it into the trash can...

As mentioned earlier, a chain wrapped down low on...
Forum: Roofing 02-05-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,130
Posted By davitk
This house obviously has insulation/venting...

This house obviously has insulation/venting issues, but it's six month old roof with ice and water shield over the drip edge allowed 15,000.00 damage when a freezing rain plugged the downspouts.
...
Forum: Vehicles 02-04-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,055
Posted By davitk
A close up of the door hardware. You wouldn't...

A close up of the door hardware. You wouldn't believe the number of times that has saved my butt in a parking lot...
Forum: Vehicles 02-04-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,055
Posted By davitk
No problem it keeps my mind off my problems. ;) ...

No problem it keeps my mind off my problems. ;)

I've always been paranoid about what would happen if the van took a trip to the body shop, so it's built to allow disassembly.

Unfortunately the...
Forum: Drywall 01-30-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 42,380
Posted By davitk
Greenboard will mold just the same as regular...

Greenboard will mold just the same as regular sheetrock. Densarmor Plus http://www.gp.com/build/product.aspx?pid=4659 would work well in that situation.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-31-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 79,760
Posted By davitk
Thought I'd help out some. :whistling

Thought I'd help out some. :whistling
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-11-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,104
Posted By davitk
If I have to tuck in my shirt I'm quitting...

If I have to tuck in my shirt I'm quitting construction.

Shoes off or boot covers, snot wiped off your face is a good thing. I think homeowners are getting wise to slick salesman, so no point in...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 12-10-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,527
Posted By davitk
You had better put some sort of a pan in, being...

You had better put some sort of a pan in, being the turd floor. One of my favorite memories is just finishing a basement kitchen remodel when the upstairs washing machine popped the discharge hose,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By davitk
Quiet Rock will stop (absorb?) the sound from...

Quiet Rock will stop (absorb?) the sound from your apartment, from traveling to the room above. Rubber bushing-mounted resilient channel with Quiet Rock will stop (absorb?) impact sound which is...
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