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Forum: Commercial Construction 05-12-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By DFC
Yes there will be an engineer involved. I stopped...

Yes there will be an engineer involved. I stopped by the job yesterday and was told that the owner is dealing with the engineer, I was in the neighborhood so thought I would check it out. It was on...
Forum: Commercial Construction 05-11-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By DFC
Looooong wall bracing... ideas?

Hello,

I am pricing a job in a warehouse, it is one of those newer ones built with those dome shaped steel truss' ( I don't know the proper term for them but they are shaped like this /-\...
Forum: Flooring 01-15-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,983
Posted By DFC
The quote states that laminate is milled to...

The quote states that laminate is milled to perfection not wood. I would assume it is true.

The thing is if you do get slight slight slight bowing in a piece of hardwood it is not hard to fix...
Forum: Flooring 01-04-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,983
Posted By DFC
Acclimation of laminate

Did a little research, came out slightly puzzled. I have read and heard a few different things perhaps someone can clarify things for me as I am not an experienced floor layer. (rough quotations)
...
Forum: Carpentry 01-04-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,928
Posted By DFC
That's cool, I haven't even seen inside round...

That's cool, I haven't even seen inside round corners around here. Definitely gonna keep an eye on this thread, I like the ideas.
Forum: Carpentry 12-21-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,928
Posted By DFC
I love those plaster ideas... but I honestly like...

I love those plaster ideas... but I honestly like the 'pointed look' better , I don't know why. Its not that is is 100 times less work, I just actually like it better. It just 'pops' for me I really...
Forum: Tiling 12-19-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,497
Posted By DFC
what do you do there normally jarvis?

what do you do there normally jarvis?
Forum: Tiling 12-19-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,497
Posted By DFC
hey ya i did thanks for input. I actually...

hey ya i did thanks for input. I actually couldn't make it work by cutting tiles on the diagonal because of where it ended up hitting the tile so i just kinda sloped the four tiles around it, only...
Forum: Tiling 12-17-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,497
Posted By DFC
Tile around basement floor drain

Hey,

I am a contractor from BC, my trade is carpentry and don't generally do tile work. Although, as a favor to my parents I end up doing any work that is needed for their house. So, I have...
Forum: Framing 12-01-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,347
Posted By DFC
Same with me here in BC Canada. I have never seen...

Same with me here in BC Canada. I have never seen anyone ever stick frame a roof for a brand new house, small or big. Not saying it doesn't happen, just saying not often enough for me to even see it...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-28-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,550
Posted By DFC
Genius, genius, genius. thanks for the suggestion...

Genius, genius, genius. thanks for the suggestion i like it.
Forum: Framing 11-28-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,347
Posted By DFC
ssssssssssssssssooooooooo many rafter lengh...

ssssssssssssssssooooooooo many rafter lengh calculations for hand framed roofs.... which is strange cause most everyone uses truss'. Although i have handframed a few roof additions because it can be...
Forum: Plumbing 11-28-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
hah, this thread has taken a nice turn... Sorry...

hah, this thread has taken a nice turn...
Sorry to change the subject but I never found out what was wrong. I took the second toto toilet back and decided to get an american standard. I ended up...
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
I have and my plumber have put these toilets on...

I have and my plumber have put these toilets on like 5 times now, I think i am just gonna swap it for another brand, prehaps toto just doesn't agree with me.
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
OK maybe my bad here. The tank and the bowl don't...

OK maybe my bad here. The tank and the bowl don't look like they are sweating. But i shined a light in between them today and the gasket looks like it is sweating... not leaking though, just...
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Can you elaborate? I'm getting confused, I...

Can you elaborate?

I'm getting confused, I am not familiar with plumbing at all.
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Hmmm.. I think you are right. I envisioned that...

Hmmm.. I think you are right. I envisioned that all the parts could leak through the tank onto the bowl and leak through the bolt. So i just looked at my toilet and realized that doesn't seem...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-25-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,550
Posted By DFC
Hey this seems like a good idea, just not sure i...

Hey this seems like a good idea, just not sure i fully understand. Is it like... I will hang/trim these 25 doors for this$$. But also add this$$ because i"ll come back after painters leave to check...
Forum: Framing 11-25-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,347
Posted By DFC
Carpenter school was mostly 4 years of trig imo.

Carpenter school was mostly 4 years of trig imo.
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Really. Wow. Ok well I guess I will have to try...

Really. Wow. Ok well I guess I will have to try that. Thanks. That could very well be the problem, I am surprised I didn't hear about it. You run into that problem with all toilets or mainly the Toto?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-25-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,620
Posted By DFC
From what I understood from reading the entire...

From what I understood from reading the entire thread was that this was a job for a HO that was moving out. From experience I know that Five Star would have had a tough time convincing HO to do...
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Always

Always
Forum: Plumbing 11-25-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Hey nah the toilet is not sweating. ...

Hey nah the toilet is not sweating.






Umm ya Canadian... I will double check that though maybe I'm crazy, but that would be for the tank and bowl. Maybe i am off, I can't...
Forum: Plumbing 11-24-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,589
Posted By DFC
Carpenter in need of Plumbing advice

Hello Plumbers,

I am a Red Seal carpenter and just recently joined this forum but spend most of my time in the carpentry section. If you know what's going on here please send me in the right...
Forum: Business 11-23-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,251
Posted By DFC
links don't work for me david

links don't work for me david
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