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Old 01-21-2012, 01:55 PM   #81
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More like the English speakers need to know at least the names of tools in Spanish. I need clavos!!
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:56 PM   #82
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How about excellent visualization skills. A black belt framer needs to be able to visualize what the plan may not show them.
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Thats not a requirement around here.
It should be.
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How about excellent visualization skills. A black belt framer needs to be able to visualize what the plan may not show them.
Excellent. I totally agree
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You have to build it with your mind, man.

Apparently that one pisses off newbs.
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You have to build it with your mind, man.

Apparently that one pisses off newbs.
You have to build your entire day in your mind while having your morning coffee.
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You have to build your entire day in your mind while having your morning coffee.
Sometimes I build my day the previous evening...with a glass or two of vodka.
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Huh. Must be a Vegas thing cause that's what we called em.

That doesn't mean it's right. You want to be a black belt. Red-line corrections are standard practice taught in colleges. Vegas isn't that special.
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Sometimes I build my day the previous evening...with a glass or two of vodka.
Switch vodka out for rum, and I do the same sometimes, as well.
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You have to build your entire day in your mind while having your morning coffee.
Typically I do. Lately it's just giving out a proposal and waiting.

I don't work cheap.
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I do 3 types of work, fast, good and cheap.
You can only have 2
If you want fast & good it won't be cheap
If you want it good & cheap it won't be fast
If you want it fast & cheap it won't be good
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A black belt framer doesn't need to use a guide line to cut a perpendicular line, can use his foot all day as a lift for cutting, can frame with the guard nailed up without cutting off his foot or putting down the saw on the blade but doesn't as he's too smart to do that, is like a bird on a wire when walking the plates or other high work, can tell which way a joist is crowned by glancing at it, can 'set 'em and sink em' but doesn't anymore as he uses his pneumatic guns which are always maintained in tip top shape, has the ability to trouble shoot and fix these guns when they screw up, can plumb and line a structure even when the foundation guys have messed up their part of the project, can carry 10 studs at a time, always has a can of WD-40 to get the pitch off from under his armpit from carrying those studs, and can read plans and make field corrections when the dufus designer has called out the wrong size headers or beams.
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A black belt framer doesn't need to use a guide line to cut a perpendicular line, can use his foot all day as a lift for cutting, can frame with the guard nailed up without cutting off his foot or putting down the saw on the blade but doesn't as he's too smart to do that, is like a bird on a wire when walking the plates or other high work, can tell which way a joist is crowned by glancing at it, can 'set 'em and sink em' but doesn't anymore as he uses his pneumatic guns which are always maintained in tip top shape, has the ability to trouble shoot and fix these guns when they screw up, can plumb and line a structure even when the foundation guys have messed up their part of the project, can carry 10 studs at a time, always has a can of WD-40 to get the pitch off from under his armpit from carrying those studs, and can read plans and make field corrections when the dufus designer has called out the wrong size headers or beams.
Only 10 studs? Come on now...
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Under each arm
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A black belt framer is the one who says "No problem" when all the ones before him said "It can't be done".
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Only 10 studs? Come on now...
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Under each arm
and run.....

ya I remember those days...bad part is if one sticks it out in this trade it takes a huge toll on your body...a little tiny bit at at time...

Learn to work SMART & EFFICIENTLY...30 or so years later your body will thank you...
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I do 3 types of work, fast, good and cheap.
You can only have 2
If you want fast & good it won't be cheap
If you want it good & cheap it won't be fast
If you want it fast & cheap it won't be good
You had me roflmao
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I do 3 types of work, fast, good and cheap.
You can only have 2
If you want fast & good it won't be cheap
If you want it good & cheap it won't be fast
If you want it fast & cheap it won't be good
I'll take "good and cheap", take your time, it's your loss.
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