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Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,159
Posted By Tom Struble
all you need to do is make it stop...

all you need to do is make it stop raining:whistling
Forum: Architecture & Design 10-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,493
Posted By MarkJames
A few years back, I was doing some punch list...

A few years back, I was doing some punch list work for what turned out to be very persnickety, well-heeled clients. When I started, they were also nearing completion on about a 250k or more...
Forum: Carpentry 09-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 53,127
Posted By Morning Wood
Yeah, when my miters are a little off I just...

Yeah, when my miters are a little off I just start bashing things with my hammer.
Forum: Carpentry 09-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,260
Views: 1,591,029
Posted By overanalyze
I like the valve body still protruding from the...

I like the valve body still protruding from the tile in the last photo...classy!
Forum: Carpentry 09-06-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,795
Posted By NCMCarpentry
You need to really pinch your pennies and come up...

You need to really pinch your pennies and come up with 1-2k and buy something with that... Doesn't need to be a truck, an older civic or corolla will probably be your best value for the money....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,435
Posted By tedanderson
I tried to order a set of these through my local...

I tried to order a set of these through my local hardware store. The guy behind the counter said that they don't sell sausages.
Forum: Framing 08-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,226
Posted By wnc viking
I have but but I have never seen them come out...

I have but but I have never seen them come out the same length
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,448
Posted By Metro M & L
When you bid those projects its really easy to...

When you bid those projects its really easy to underbid. Its fun work to do. You add up the numbers and say to your self I cant charge them 6500 for a bookcase so you short your hours, dont count...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,448
Posted By jb4211
I'm not a big fan of entertainment centers in...

I'm not a big fan of entertainment centers in general, but your craftsmanship looks great.

The whole thing looks great.
Forum: Carpentry 08-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,794
Posted By jb4211
I'm not against union carpenters at all. But...

I'm not against union carpenters at all. But here, it's very political. Meaning, it's not how good you are or how good of an employee you are, it's who you know that governs whether you work...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 07-26-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By jb4211
You can custom order through Lowe's or HD, but...

You can custom order through Lowe's or HD, but that's not their bread and butter, they don't like custom, so you'll have to wait two to three weeks.

I've installed vented side lites. It was a...
Forum: Carpentry 05-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,358
Posted By fourcornerhome
"If I used a 4" rise, the stairs would start in...

"If I used a 4" rise, the stairs would start in the middle of the street."

You'll need an easement for that....
Forum: Carpentry 05-25-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 391,567
Posted By smeagol
I use tie wire in the hole with a 3/16 hole. a...

I use tie wire in the hole with a 3/16 hole. a 1/4 hole gets 2 16d sinkers.
Forum: Carpentry 05-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 391,567
Posted By jb4211
I used that trick, works great

I used that trick, works great
Forum: Carpentry 04-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8,260
Views: 1,591,029
Posted By Morning Wood
Getting some coffee this morning. I think they...

Getting some coffee this morning.
I think they missed the theory that water is supposed to stay out of the building.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-25-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,906
Posted By Calidecks
Then you will be happy to here Azeks and...

Then you will be happy to here Azeks and timbertech are now the same company.
Forum: Drywall 01-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 38,417
Posted By EricBrancard
Just wrap some 150 grit around the rollers on one...

Just wrap some 150 grit around the rollers on one of those pool cleaning robots and come back in a few days.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,634
Posted By CrpntrFrk
Us, we.......carpenters.

I am ready to work at a time when most are getting ready for their work.
Usually the exact time of the end of work is unknown.
While you enjoy your holiday I am working.
Paid vacation? Pfft........
Forum: Carpentry 01-19-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By greg24k
Get on the framing crew as a helper, clean up,...

Get on the framing crew as a helper, clean up, carry stuff, blocking ,etc. While doing that watch everyone, watch what they do and how they do it... Read carpentry books, just get general...
Forum: Carpentry 01-16-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,925
Posted By MKnAs Dad
You don't know what you ar talking about. If you...

You don't know what you ar talking about. If you are non-union, you can't possibly know how to do anything!!!
Funny, but of all the carpenters that I know, the lowest quality ones are union, the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 87,152
Posted By EarthQuakens
When a HO keeps adding more stuff to what you are...

When a HO keeps adding more stuff to what you are originally supposed to do and wonders why it's taking longer and the price difference. I mean you already have the tools there its just a quick...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 87,152
Posted By Diamond D.
Can I just say... GIVE THAT UP... It will drive...

Can I just say... GIVE THAT UP... It will drive you crazy!

Just get over it... Nobody is as goood as................... Nuff said!

D.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,099
Posted By JT Wood
My Favorite is when the plates are 5 5/8" and...

My Favorite is when the plates are 5 5/8" and the studs are 5 3/8"

:sad:
Forum: Drywall 01-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,026
Posted By zorikos
Guardz is a clear sealer and will have a slight...

Guardz is a clear sealer and will have a slight sheen to it. You do not need to prime over it, just top coat with your choice of paint. For any patchwork just spot prime with Guardz, it will not...
Forum: Drywall 01-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,346
Posted By Greg from K/W
Horizontal sheets give you way less joints...

Horizontal sheets give you way less joints period. I don't understand the problem people have with a few butt joints at all. I do all my taping with trowels. I can do them so fast and feather them...
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