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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-16-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 417,324
Posted By Exlud
Obligatory St. Patrick's Day joke: A Texan...

Obligatory St. Patrick's Day joke:

A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to address the crowd of drinkers. He says, 'I hear you Irish are damn good drinkers. I'll bet 500...
Forum: Carpentry 03-08-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,520
Posted By Exlud
Predrill and use trim screws.

Predrill and use trim screws.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,719
Posted By Exlud
Try Byrd Tool. I think they make heads for...

Try Byrd Tool. I think they make heads for anything out there.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,979
Posted By Exlud
I'm with you. I knew guys who used to commute...

I'm with you. I knew guys who used to commute into NYC for work and had a slot cut in their toolbox for just that reason.
Forum: Business 02-08-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,802
Posted By Exlud
It's like the line I heard about bicycle...

It's like the line I heard about bicycle components, they can be cheap, light, or strong. Pick two.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,822
Posted By Exlud
Measure the diagonal and two sides. Hypotenuse is...

Measure the diagonal and two sides. Hypotenuse is 90 degrees, so solve for the opposite and adjacent angles and you are done.
Forum: Carpentry 02-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,484,994
Posted By Exlud
This is a good write up on terminating and...

This is a good write up on terminating and supporting moldings:
http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/2008/10/01/terminating-versus-supporting-moldings/
If you want to get into more detail than than,...
Forum: Carpentry 01-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,394
Posted By Exlud
What I like about them over pocket screws is that...

What I like about them over pocket screws is that after you dovetail, glue, and assemble, there is some adjustment. Once the machine is set up, it all goes very quickly. I find with pocket screws you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,764
Posted By Exlud
That stairway looks fantastic.

That stairway looks fantastic.
Forum: Technology 01-09-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,235
Posted By Exlud
You shouldn't have a problem with most file...

You shouldn't have a problem with most file formats. I'd suggest putting a sample file from each format/program that you need on a thumb drive. Bring it with you when you shop for a new machine and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Exlud
If you are sedentary and eat whatever is in front...

If you are sedentary and eat whatever is in front of your face and then begin to monitor you caloric intake and exercise you lose weight. Color me shocked. That being said, I think its safe to say...
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-30-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,328
Posted By Exlud
I despise autoplay videos. There is an add on for...

I despise autoplay videos. There is an add on for firefox that I use called ghostery that elimnates most of them, as well as the trackers, analytics, etc. Its amazing how much faster pages load when...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-19-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,625
Posted By Exlud
I entirely agree and would add that you should do...

I entirely agree and would add that you should do some mock ups of the ends to put in place in order for the homeowners to actually see what you'll be doing. It always amazes me how far peoples...
Forum: Tiling 12-08-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,823
Posted By Exlud
I've had success marking out the box, starting...

I've had success marking out the box, starting the cuts in the middle with a tile saw (much easier since I got the DeWalt saw that plunges), and finishing to the corners with the jigsaw. The blades...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-04-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,779
Posted By Exlud
As a framer you'll most likely find yourself...

As a framer you'll most likely find yourself reaching for the speed square. The big advantage of a combination square is you can set it to mark a certain depth. I mostly use a combination square in...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 11-29-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By Exlud
Nice job! I threw in a thanks for those horses...

Nice job! I threw in a thanks for those horses that look to be about 18" high. Those are brilliant.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-27-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,779
Posted By Exlud
My Estwing Hammertooth. I saw it and thought it...

My Estwing Hammertooth. I saw it and thought it looked kind of clever, used it and realized that it absolutely kicked a$$.
The flashlight that came with my Milwaukee cordless set. Initially it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,934
Posted By Exlud
I'm making popcorn. Who wants some? :whistling

I'm making popcorn. Who wants some? :whistling
Forum: Business 11-14-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,275
Posted By Exlud
It seems to me that a good part of the problem...

It seems to me that a good part of the problem falls on the inspectors and anyone responsible for code enforcement. Everyone here can probably spot the trucks in front of the house (or station wagons...
Forum: Carpentry 11-08-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,484,994
Posted By Exlud
You might be onto something there. Structurally,...

You might be onto something there. Structurally, that is a complete train wreck. Artistically however, the juxtaposition of grain direction, color, and angles is...oh, who am I kidding. It's amazing...
Forum: Plumbing 10-13-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,838
Posted By Exlud
Looks like the old pipe screen saver that I had...

Looks like the old pipe screen saver that I had on Windows 98.
Forum: Business 09-16-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,441
Posted By Exlud
The tin foil hats took longer to show up than I...

The tin foil hats took longer to show up than I thought...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-11-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,166
Posted By Exlud
Not really my idea, I was just passing it on. If...

Not really my idea, I was just passing it on. If you think about it, using the flange and covering it with trim is pretty much the same thing you do with most windows and exterior doors.
Forum: Drywall 09-05-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,567
Posted By Exlud
On the bright side, it is incredibly easy to...

On the bright side, it is incredibly easy to locate a stud...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-31-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,032
Posted By Exlud
That's so brilliantly simple. I wonder if it's...

That's so brilliantly simple. I wonder if it's simple enough for me to remember it...
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