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Old 01-23-2010, 02:12 PM   #41
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You know you’re a framer when you sitting home posting on CT all day because some unlicensed, uninsured immigrant undercut your price
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:59 PM   #42
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When you've perfected the 16 and 32 o.c. finger slide.
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YKYAF when no matter the cold, wind, rain or heat, you can't imagine doing anything else for a living.
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you know your a framer when:

The sight of anything out of level or square drives you crazy.

Until there is only a single thread left in your coveralls, "they are still good"

You get mad at your friends for saying the W word out loud

Your backup tape measure, has a backup tape measure.

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would be impressed at the things you can do on an extension ladder.

You have a salt shaker at home full of saw dust.

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you know your a framer when:

The sight of anything out of level or square drives you crazy.

Until there is only a single thread left in your coveralls, "they are still good"

You get mad at your friends for saying the W word out loud

Your backup tape measure, has a backup tape measure.

Cirque du Soleil
would be impressed at the things you can do on an extension ladder.

You have a salt shaker at home full of saw dust.

YKYAF when the GC comes to you and asks for a "favor" to "get a few little things done" that are not your responsibility, but

A: you are a get things done kinda guy,
B: you're smart enough to figure out HOW to get it done,
C: and dumb enough to DO IT no charge. (oh the money lost)

YKYAF when the only thing as exciting as cutting something complex out of good smelling wood (all wood smells good) is the trip to the local TOOL WORLD store. Oh the possibilities!! I may be broke - but damn it...I have a tool for that.
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Old 01-23-2010, 08:19 PM   #46
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YKYAF when you put a new blade in the wormdrive to cut a Wally World roof and it stays in the saw 'til the next Wally World roof.
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Old 01-25-2010, 12:22 AM   #47
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You know your a framer when...you buy a ten pack of circ saw blades.


You know your a framer when...you look at amazon.com's tool section and CT.com for fun
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You know your a framer when...

the smell of freshly cut lumber smells like money!
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...you are proud of working your ass off 9 hours a day.

...you are disgusted by the sight of the plumbers taking hour and a half long lunches and when they are working, it seems to be without desire or enjoyment.
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YKYAF when you walk around in boots held together with sub-floor adhesive, sweatshirts with the cuffs frayed off and the crotch ripped out of your pants, but you have $18,000 worth of gear in your garage "because you need it".
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funny how that works, huh?

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You have no idea how thick a c hair actually is but you can certainly cut its thickness off of a board.

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YKYAF When you can spin two Vaughn Hammers like a gun slinger spins pistols.
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YKYAF when you can smash your thumb with a waffle head and keep on working 'cuz it didn't hurt.
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YKYAF if you've ever pulled the work truck up to the porta-john door to locked somebody in.
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YKYAF if you've ever pulled the work truck up to the porta-john door to locked somebody in.
Or dropped a 5 1/2"x12"x18" glu-lam cutoff from 3 floors onto one while your boss was dropping a load.I'm not saying it happened, but it knocked the paper spool right off the wall.
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Not quite as noisy but some golf ball size rocks down the vent pipe will cause a splash about a-hole high.
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YKYAFW:
You walk off the end of a top plate, realize what you've done, and turn around and airwalk back onto the wall.
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But back to the topic, You know your a framer if you've ever opened your beanie weenies with a saw-zall.
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You walk off the end of a top plate, realize what you've done, and turn around and airwalk back onto the wall.
Without spilling your coffee.

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