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Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-15-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,804
Posted By EricBrancard
The stringer that runs down the corner of the...

The stringer that runs down the corner of the step is going to have a longer run than the commons. That's what he's talking about. Because that stringer is parallel to the 45 deg cuts which are...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-15-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,804
Posted By EricBrancard
The treads aren't longer, but the stringer coming...

The treads aren't longer, but the stringer coming down the angle is because the length of a 45 deg cut is longer than that of a 90 deg cut.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-17-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By jlhaslip
I would consider digging out the sod and topsoil,...

I would consider digging out the sod and topsoil, add a layer of sand inside a 2 x 4 frame with soil fabric or tyvek under it, topped with a sidewalk block and a post base to accept the framing...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-17-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,548
Posted By Calidecks
I found that the only products I show at the...

I found that the only products I show at the kitchen table are products I want to install. I've also learned to not give them too many options. It can be overwhelming to some, especially my elderly...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Fingersmasher
Thanks guys. Yes I did mean ends not edges,...

Thanks guys.

Yes I did mean ends not edges, sorry coffee hadn't kicked in yet.

John, what do you mean by end grain trim?

Pardon my ignorance, but I've only built decks with pressure...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,594
Posted By Calidecks
That's one reason I never do butt Joints on any...

That's one reason I never do butt Joints on any deck. I only do seamboards. Like this:
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-08-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By EthanB
Saw him a couple weeks ago at JLC Live. He...

Saw him a couple weeks ago at JLC Live. He looked pretty happy. He's with the Camo company. National Nail?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-05-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,721
Posted By Calidecks
I'm getting it for almost half that.

I'm getting it for almost half that.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-26-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By heavy_d
Sure but that looks like a lot of weight. Maybe I...

Sure but that looks like a lot of weight. Maybe I am just not in tune with how much weight a 90 degree steel joint can support.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-23-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,567
Posted By heavy_d
I like to play devils advocate in a less abrasive...

I like to play devils advocate in a less abrasive manner than TnT
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-03-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,859
Posted By EthanB
I think you're saying that the joists would be...

I think you're saying that the joists would be 16' long so a (3)2x12 SYP beam could go 9'1" span. If you can get 20'ers then you could have a nice joint stagger and stay over the piers.

If I'm...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-17-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,138
Posted By TG Deck
Did he happen to say if he had actually...

Did he happen to say if he had actually constructed something in his lifetime?
Some engineers do.
Some sit in a cube, read and apply tables/programs provided, and then go home at the end of the...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-08-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,138
Posted By Texas Wax
EVERYBODY who touched this job gets sued. Right...

EVERYBODY who touched this job gets sued. Right down to the little old lady who cleaned the windows. Maybe even the port-a-pit man. Fumes or constipation may have been the cause or might have stopped...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-08-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,138
Posted By heavy_d
Ah the old no plans house. Nice.

Ah the old no plans house. Nice.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-08-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,138
Posted By Texas Wax
Cross between a trampoline and diving board with...

Cross between a trampoline and diving board with EPIC FAIL written all over it.

One party with a conga line or the group doing "the stomp" and it's ....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-07-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,138
Posted By Calidecks
I don't even want to make a comment. Now I don't...

I don't even want to make a comment. Now I don't feel so bad cheating a couple inches on cantilevers I've built. What happened to L/4?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-09-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,670
Posted By killerdecks
Just tell the guy that bent boards cost 50x more,...

Just tell the guy that bent boards cost 50x more, see how adamant he'll be about it then.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-06-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,227
Posted By killerdecks
if u did a show it would be hard to have 15k...

if u did a show it would be hard to have 15k posts.

What I have found is there are certain people who buy from different resources, yellow pages, internet, billboards, tv, radio, home shows, news...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Canmannc
Deck Safety Follow Through

Glad to say some of the property managers of beach rentals are stepping up to mandate 100% inspections by "licensed" contractors for all decks at properties they manage:thumbup:. We are one of 10...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-20-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By RobertCDF
Whenever I want to get super accurate I just draw...

Whenever I want to get super accurate I just draw everything to scale in sketchup.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-11-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,633
Posted By Xtrememtnbiker
So glad we don't work in that type of...

So glad we don't work in that type of environment... We supply everything for all the guys.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-06-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,959
Posted By RobertCDF
All the reps I've worked with don't expect you to...

All the reps I've worked with don't expect you to be exclusive with them, I'm thinking maybe some manufactures look for excuses to exclude people they don't want to work with. Some people you don't...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-04-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,959
Posted By RobertCDF
Trolls. Trolls are like that, the decking...

Trolls. Trolls are like that, the decking industry is full of them, they have double standards, don't follow directions well, can't ever be criticized, etc.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-02-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,814
Posted By Calidecks
A concealed flange hanger works great for that....

A concealed flange hanger works great for that. LUC28 or 210
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-16-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By EthanB
I wouldn't take one more step with a customer...

I wouldn't take one more step with a customer that wants a custom curved deck for less than $4k. You can spend that on a sofa.
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