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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,795
Posted By Anthill
My trade is HVAC, which makes up about 10% of my...

My trade is HVAC, which makes up about 10% of my work. The rest is remodeling- framing, roofing, finishing, millwork, handrailings, plumbing, flooring, painting, siding, concrete, , , , , , , , , . I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,420
Posted By Anthill
I carry a 500w Metal Halide wobblelight to jobs...

I carry a 500w Metal Halide wobblelight to jobs in the winter. I'd use the M12 for the 20 minutes immediately after the plumber says,"Hey I'm gonna borrow your extension cord for a bit" and promply...
Forum: Carpentry 11-03-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
not sure if the electrical issue is worse than...

not sure if the electrical issue is worse than the return air grill:laughing:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-11-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,702
Posted By Anthill
4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding....

4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding. problem solved.
Forum: Carpentry 07-30-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By Anthill
or you can't afford a strapshot and don't like...

or you can't afford a strapshot and don't like sore thumbs
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-07-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,658
Posted By Anthill
So after my mind joined the present anti miter...

So after my mind joined the present anti miter trend, I go to buy some Timbertech to do a set of stairs and find that the bottom of the boards are fluted. I guess that won't be too pretty..... Back...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,845
Posted By Anthill
so much wittiness in one spot....

so much wittiness in one spot....
Forum: Carpentry 06-14-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
so.. the top tread is level with the deck...

so.. the top tread is level with the deck surface??? Am I the only one that doesn't do this?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,658
Posted By Anthill
Do you do a round over on the ends to match the...

Do you do a round over on the ends to match the side profile?
Forum: Featured Articles 05-11-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,519
Posted By Anthill
be friendly, courteous and don't pry into...

be friendly, courteous and don't pry into people's privacy. Don't go into rooms that you don't need to go into. Clean up after yourself. Some of the first tools in should be a broom and trash can.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,118
Posted By Anthill
"I could have come with half the tools, half the...

"I could have come with half the tools, half the experience, taken twice as long and charged half as much per hour. Then it would be acceptable?"
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Anthill
When I was a kid, me n' Dad formed hog penning...

When I was a kid, me n' Dad formed hog penning foundations like that. Piece of 1/2 black pipe on the inside of the form and a 3/8 thread rod thru it with nuts on each end. Then we could reuse all...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-03-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,827
Posted By Anthill
I have the full size Dewalt stands. Like stated,...

I have the full size Dewalt stands. Like stated, the work support bolts come loose. I replaced the wing nuts with regular bolts and lock washers/ lock nuts and tightened the snot out of them. They...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Anthill
Could you do the rod in 3 pieces with a...

Could you do the rod in 3 pieces with a connection nut on the inside of the form and a short stub thru the ply and a nut on the outside? After the pour, just thread the stub out of the connector. ...
Forum: Carpentry 05-02-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
Ok, Why do the images insist on being sideways?...

Ok, Why do the images insist on being sideways? And how can I change it?
Forum: Carpentry 05-02-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
Typical scenario. Homeowner (me) tries to patch...

Typical scenario. Homeowner (me) tries to patch the siding on his house and he's too cheap to do it right. So he (me) just patches it in the most inconspicuous way. You can hardly even tell where...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,317
Posted By Anthill
After working in a stinky house for a month I...

After working in a stinky house for a month I finally decided to trace the smell. It wasn't my job but I couldn't stand it anymore. Found a mostly dried dead cat in the return air drop right next to...
Forum: Carpentry 04-12-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
oops sideways again.

oops sideways again.
Forum: Carpentry 04-12-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
[ATTACH]445738[/ATTACH) We can do the grid...

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We can do the grid ourselves...
Forum: Carpentry 04-11-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,497
Posted By Anthill
looks like the gutter guys should be in their own...

looks like the gutter guys should be in their own league. We just can't compete.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
Some houses you don't dare step into with your...

Some houses you don't dare step into with your shoes on and some houses you don't dare take em off.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
there's a thought. I've never tried that.

there's a thought. I've never tried that.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
Like how do you cover carpeted stairs and then...

Like how do you cover carpeted stairs and then pack 100 sheets of drywall down them without tripping on it having to redo it every few trips? Last job I tried but it was such a hazard, I finally...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
Sometimes I think I should just do the work,...

Sometimes I think I should just do the work, track sawdust everywhere, and not worry about it and then get a house cleaner to come in and do the carpets and furniture and everything but that makes it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
I've considered one of those tent things to work...

I've considered one of those tent things to work out of but its just another thing to haul around and I have limited trailer space.
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