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Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,720
Posted By Spectre
My wife would notice something missing. She...

My wife would notice something missing. She wouldn’t care about the slight difference but she would sure care about taking it wothout explanation. I would have left it.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-31-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Spectre
What kind of railing are you installing? If it is...

What kind of railing are you installing? If it is an aluminum railing you could install posts independent of the columns.
Forum: Business 07-25-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Spectre
We run about 2-5 jobs at a time depending on size...

We run about 2-5 jobs at a time depending on size and season.

My understanding is a superintendent is not in charge of planning the job after the sale is complete, which is what we currently...
Forum: Business 07-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Spectre
Thank you for your replies. I guess my...

Thank you for your replies.

I guess my reason for the question is predicated on the imminent need within the company and my relative inexperience for the position. There are many avenues to take...
Forum: Business 07-24-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Spectre
Project Manager Training

Hello,

I currently work as a foreman for a relatively small company where we do 30-800K residential jobs, mostly landscaping, some decks and small structures, outdoor kitchens, etc.

I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,547
Posted By Spectre
I may be wrong, but I thought there was a Simpson...

I may be wrong, but I thought there was a Simpson joist hanger that was designed to go around an existing joist with hanger plus a sistered joist. I havent used it personally but I remember coming...
Forum: Masonry 04-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,603
Posted By Spectre
That’s quite an undertaking. If I tried to do...

That’s quite an undertaking. If I tried to do that, it’d either be “good from far, far from good” or good from close, far from done :laughing:. Please post pictures when you’re done and let us know...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-14-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By Spectre
I have good experience with the Dewalt DW088K,...

I have good experience with the Dewalt DW088K, but is very difficult to pick up outside unless near dark conditions. I wouldn't recommend any interior laser levels for exterior.
Forum: Business 03-27-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Spectre
Why do you want to branch out? Do you have a...

Why do you want to branch out? Do you have a bunch of leads outside of the business clientele that need your service?
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-15-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Spectre
I have the festool tracks, but I've always joined...

I have the festool tracks, but I've always joined them. I've never had an issue. I rarely check to make sure they are aligned, only when it's really critical. Even then I've never made an adjustment....
Forum: Remodeling 03-15-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,554
Posted By Spectre
It matters where the appliances come from. If...

It matters where the appliances come from. If they bought new to replace, the likelihood there is something systemically wrong with the old is high. Best is to buy from someone affluent who wants to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Spectre
It seems contradictory to be politically correct...

It seems contradictory to be politically correct and have any kind of meaningful, thought provoking conversation.
Forum: Flooring 03-12-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,323
Posted By Spectre
Line it up and cut the wedge like MarkJames...

Line it up and cut the wedge like MarkJames described, but also set the angle on the saw to the desired degree.
Forum: Flooring 03-11-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,323
Posted By Spectre
100% my pleasure. :thumbsup:

100% my pleasure. :thumbsup:
Forum: Flooring 03-11-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,323
Posted By Spectre
You need a track saw. You will never look back,...

You need a track saw. You will never look back, don't balk at the price.
Forum: Landscaping 03-07-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,263
Posted By Spectre
What about running the pavers at a 45?

What about running the pavers at a 45?
Forum: Business 03-01-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By Spectre
Then fix the petty problems and try be happy...

Then fix the petty problems and try be happy about it. You might get a few customers out of it, you never know.

You may need to charge a bit more when you anticipate these types of issues...
Forum: Business 03-01-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By Spectre
It sounds like you need to get documentation of...

It sounds like you need to get documentation of the requests you have made, and make sure they are well informed of the items you need to have completed for your work to proceed.

You'll need...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-07-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Spectre
Hello

Hi, I'm a carpenter and I do exterior carpentry work for a landscaping company, but I cut my teeth on interior renovation. I've been learning from this site for a while but decided to try to give...
Forum: Drywall 02-07-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,223
Posted By Spectre
Schluter Kerdi. It is a very thin waterproof...

Schluter Kerdi. It is a very thin waterproof membrane with a surface that is meant to be tiled over.
...
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