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Forum: Carpentry 03-26-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,985
Posted By woodmagman
I am thinking the question is, how do you start a...

I am thinking the question is, how do you start a finish carpentry business.
Being a great finishing carpenter and a great businessman/person... are not the same.
If they were, there would not be...
Forum: Green Building 10-05-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,516
Posted By woodmagman
Sustainable

Does putting solar panels on a home built from chips of wood glued together and sided in vinyl, shingled with asphalt... Make it a sustainable home? Asking for friend, if you know what I mean.
Forum: Landscaping 03-02-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 40,350
Posted By woodmagman
Can I just interject that top soil is not grade...

Can I just interject that top soil is not grade material. Grading needs to be what your base soil is other wise all the slope in the world with top soil will not grade water away from your home....
Forum: Carpentry 10-25-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,766
Posted By woodmagman
If you are going to have a table saw it needs to...

If you are going to have a table saw it needs to be a good one, otherwise a skill saw a straight edge with clamps and a power planner and you’re off to the races. Sometimes it is a matter of...
Forum: Remodeling 11-10-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 244,409
Posted By woodmagman
Anytime a buisness uses the words, cover up. I...

Anytime a buisness uses the words, cover up. I would put up a red flag and wave it like a wild man. Cover ups are a buy now, pay later solution. Over time you will need to replace those capped over...
Forum: Construction 11-06-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,246
Posted By woodmagman
I am not sure of the logic there, showing someone...

I am not sure of the logic there, showing someone your margins or losses that really has not be trained to understand them would likely be counterproductive I would think.
They just need to know...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-02-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 40,156
Posted By woodmagman
There is nothing worse then a poor cope. The...

There is nothing worse then a poor cope. The power tool companies have not come up with something that is compatible with the complex curves of some trims. The sign of a truly experienced craftsman...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,095
Posted By woodmagman
Homey on Home

http://youtube.com/watch?v=spdnwHKdTMQ
Forum: Business 10-14-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 348,282
Posted By woodmagman
"The price of a job is comprised of 4 basic...

"The price of a job is comprised of 4 basic components: labor costs, material costs, overhead, and profit. Estimating is the process of identifying the labor and material costs. We add our overhead...
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 03-23-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 43,087
Posted By woodmagman
This is the kind of stuff we need to see more...

This is the kind of stuff we need to see more often. It shows that there are craftsman performing their trade. The ability to break from tradition can be cutting edge. It is nice to see you have done...
Forum: Plumbing 02-24-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 176,370
Posted By woodmagman
When using a hole saw to drill through wood, you...

When using a hole saw to drill through wood, you can drill faster and maintain the life of the hole saw longer if you start the hole just enough to mark the surface. Around the hole score line, drill...
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