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Forum: HVAC 02-03-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By Philament
The last one I installed was the plastic Dundas...

The last one I installed was the plastic Dundas Jafine one. Was pretty fiddly to install and not very good quality. If I were to do it again, I would look for a metal one like this...
Forum: Construction 08-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By Philament
I have a similar span in the garage/shop I'm...

I have a similar span in the garage/shop I'm planning on building, went with 2x10 @16" OC because I know myself well enough that I'll end up loading the crap out of it. I'll probably put a few...
Forum: Construction 08-01-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,382
Posted By Philament
Those days aren't over for everyone. There's a...

Those days aren't over for everyone. There's a fellow out in California that I follow on Instagram that is strictly a roof cutter and uses all those Will Holladay methods you describe. Really cool...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-23-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By Philament
I've had to put saddles in bedrock before and...

I've had to put saddles in bedrock before and used Titen bolts, set them in a bed of non-shrink grout under the saddle first to level, then slowly tightened the bolt down.
Forum: Technology 05-09-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,929
Posted By Philament
I've been using Keypass for years and am quite...

I've been using Keypass for years and am quite happy with it.
https://keepass.info/

On my phone I use Keypass2Android...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-03-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,476
Posted By Philament
Have you tried the Pegas blades? ...

Have you tried the Pegas blades?
http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?cat=1,42884,42904&p=72682
or here
http://knewconcepts.com/blades.php


Review:...
Forum: Construction 05-02-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,761
Posted By Philament
Just get a couple hundred of your best friends...

Just get a couple hundred of your best friends and a few handles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o83W0gj_CRE&feature=youtu.be&t=52
Forum: Technology 04-30-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By Philament
I have the S8+ phone, comes with too much samsung...

I have the S8+ phone, comes with too much samsung garbage on it and it's by far the least robust phone I've ever had. Would not recommend to anyone in the trades. Screens cracked twice, back cracked,...
Forum: Architecture & Design 04-20-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,273
Posted By Philament
Yes the animation was all done in the free...

Yes the animation was all done in the free version of Sketchup Make.
Forum: Architecture & Design 04-20-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,273
Posted By Philament
Agree with Willin, I use Sketchup a lot to...

Agree with Willin, I use Sketchup a lot to visualize how components go together, and as a guide for when I'm in the shop. I'm really bad at seeing the order things have to go together in my mind so I...
Forum: Architecture & Design 04-19-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,273
Posted By Philament
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Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-18-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,619
Posted By Philament
That's probably what my clients say too. It's an...

That's probably what my clients say too. It's an effective technique
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,619
Posted By Philament
This is a common prescription after talking to...

This is a common prescription after talking to Dr. Huisenga.
He's really good at making me part with my money for things I didn't even know I needed to have.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-18-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,400
Posted By Philament
That was a really good comparison video, thanks...

That was a really good comparison video, thanks for posting Mike. Most detailed and objective I've seen. I wouldn't exactly say the Hilti blew all of them away, it did have the highest score...
Forum: Carpentry 04-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,994
Posted By Philament
I'd check with your local nail supplier to see...

I'd check with your local nail supplier to see which one they carry. Most places here carry the Bostich FN nails, I can only think of one place that carries the DN nails. Of course everything can be...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,619
Posted By Philament
Not much to add to Justin's technical comments,...

Not much to add to Justin's technical comments, from observation though, I run a forrest chopmaster, FS TOOL, and Freud Industrial. Chopmaster gives the cleanest cut, but only lasts half as long as...
Forum: Electrical 04-10-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Philament
From a purely energy efficiency point of view,...

From a purely energy efficiency point of view, electric resistance heating is considered 100% efficient, regardless of if it's centralized or distributed. If you're asking about the difference in...
Forum: Business 03-21-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By Philament
I keep track of all consumables that are consumed...

I keep track of all consumables that are consumed across multiple projects as Company Supplies and are added to my yearly overhead calculation that I apply to my O&P. If the item is going to be...
Forum: Business 02-28-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Philament
I've started looking into transitioning into this...

I've started looking into transitioning into this type of business model. Starting with design contracts instead of just standard doing enough design to put a decent proposal together.

This...
Forum: HVAC 02-28-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By Philament
I'm struggling with a similar debate for a small...

I'm struggling with a similar debate for a small shop I'm looking to build. The air source heat pump is very appealing given that it heats and cools in one unit which is nice for trying to keep wood...
Forum: Business 02-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By Philament
I use Toggl (https://toggl.com/). I find it...

I use Toggl (https://toggl.com/). I find it really nice to be able to track projects and then I just download the .csv sheet when needed or just go to the reports section online. The paid version has...
Forum: Technology 02-23-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,283
Posted By Philament
My domain name provider offers domain name email...

My domain name provider offers domain name email forwarding. Essentially I set up email addresses on my domain provider's email forwarding page and the corresponding email address that I want that...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-20-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Philament
http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/brotherhood-trav...

http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/brotherhood-traveling-hammer-2-banging-16s-126246/index55/
Forum: Construction 02-20-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,081
Posted By Philament
I think you might be getting terms mixed up, but...

I think you might be getting terms mixed up, but the technical term for this manifestation is called Interstitial Condensation.

If you're referring to an unvented roof assembly, sometimes people...
Forum: Remodeling 02-20-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,963
Posted By Philament
Very cool, really interesting design and...

Very cool, really interesting design and execution...looks like I'll have to buy yet another router bit. I had a similar project come up a few years ago and opted for veneer plaster over concrete...
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