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Forum: Carpentry 01-22-2015, 01:23 AM
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Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-01-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,742
Posted By mastersplinter
To the best of my knowledge, grex doesn't make a...

To the best of my knowledge, grex doesn't make a 21 gauge nailer, I believe they are all 23.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,159
Posted By mastersplinter
I am pricing ripping the whole thing down and...

I am pricing ripping the whole thing down and building a proper addition. Something about the 2x4x16 roof rafters doesn't sit right with me.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By mastersplinter
just built a 2'' thick poplar barn door with...

just built a 2'' thick poplar barn door with similar hardware as you are describing.


I cut a dado in the bottom of the door to recieve an L shaped bracket which kept everything in line.

You...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 87,152
Posted By mastersplinter
You know your a contractor when the first thing...

You know your a contractor when the first thing you notice in a bathroom is the border tile cuts to see how far out the walls are from square
Forum: Carpentry 11-12-2014, 07:57 PM
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Views: 1,591,042
Posted By mastersplinter
Its still done for the same reason. We usually...

Its still done for the same reason. We usually left then about 3/4 and didn't fasten the end stud on the partition .Then once drywall was ran behind, the stud was slapped tight to the drywall and...
Forum: Carpentry 11-12-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,260
Views: 1,591,042
Posted By mastersplinter
Leaving a half inch gap between partitions is...

Leaving a half inch gap between partitions is used In commercial construction so you can run a full board of drywall behind the stud. It avoids having to make 4 unnessesary drywall cuts in those...
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,493
Posted By mastersplinter
iam working for one of these types now. i have...

iam working for one of these types now. i have the bathroom gutted currently, floor protection down throughout the entire pathway from entrance to work area. plastic'ed off the entire work area etc....
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 10-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,517
Posted By mastersplinter
(Starts slow clap.....)

(Starts slow clap.....)
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,562
Posted By mastersplinter
very nice. what type of decking is that? the...

very nice. what type of decking is that? the gray looks great
Forum: Carpentry 09-10-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 53,127
Posted By mastersplinter
I can tell you for fact that all of those miter's...

I can tell you for fact that all of those miter's aren't 45'ed..
Forum: Carpentry 09-10-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 53,127
Posted By mastersplinter
To each his own i guess with regaurds to miter vs...

To each his own i guess with regaurds to miter vs cope. Around here 99% of professional trim carpenters cope their joints.


http://i61.tinypic.com/95s7wn.jpg

here is a 100+ year old cope...
Forum: Carpentry 09-08-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8,260
Views: 1,591,042
Posted By mastersplinter
lol...didn't even notice that! I was admiring...

lol...didn't even notice that! I was admiring the use of the (most likely mdf) chair rail used for the bull nose.
Forum: Carpentry 09-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 53,127
Posted By mastersplinter
1. because of the various coatings 2. because...

1. because of the various coatings
2. because of those small shards of metal that you pick out of your hands after a day of hanging are going into your body.
3. because your hands are filthy
4....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-26-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 143,964
Posted By mastersplinter
I think you may want to address some of the...

I think you may want to address some of the issues brought up in this thread about the possible criminal activity your company is pulling. For starters...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-24-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,593
Posted By mastersplinter
that estimate still seems low to me for pvc

that estimate still seems low to me for pvc
Forum: Framing 08-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,226
Posted By mastersplinter
I can't imagine cutting out windows with a...

I can't imagine cutting out windows with a router. Hanging 20 feet in the air with a 2+hp router going just doesn't seem like a good idea to me. I cant imagine the kick back if the ply began to bind...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,448
Posted By mastersplinter
The homeowner handed me a picture and said "this...

The homeowner handed me a picture and said "this is what I want" besides changing a few shelves. Material handling was a bear lugging 4X8X3/4 mdf 50 yards alone(I will never use mdf again in my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 87,152
Posted By mastersplinter
You know your a contractor when watching HGTV...

You know your a contractor when watching HGTV enfuriates you.
Forum: Carpentry 06-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8,260
Views: 1,591,042
Posted By mastersplinter
Who has time for spade bits and hole saws when...

Who has time for spade bits and hole saws when you can bang out the supply lines and waste with a hammer?
Forum: Carpentry 06-03-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,335
Posted By mastersplinter
Philly

Philly
Forum: Carpentry 06-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,335
Posted By mastersplinter
The only people pulling million dollar jobs...

The only people pulling million dollar jobs around here are union contractors. In fact when a non union contractor lands a million dollar job he's kindly greetedwith death threats to his employees...
Forum: Carpentry 06-01-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,335
Posted By mastersplinter
So I am not allowed to bid union work but a...

So I am not allowed to bid union work but a currently employed union guy making 80+grand a year needs to do side work because he's "gotta eat". Gimme a f'in break. Luckily I have seen some of the...
Forum: Carpentry 05-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 391,567
Posted By mastersplinter
I rarely ever break out a tablesaw if iam doing...

I rarely ever break out a tablesaw if iam doing one rip. I know what you are saying and I was actually taught that way. Ever since I learned not to be scared of the table saw, but to respect it, I...
Forum: Carpentry 05-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 391,567
Posted By mastersplinter
That takes way too much time and requires you to...

That takes way too much time and requires you to adjust the fence for repetitive cuts. When cutting on a table saw use outfeed support and fingerboards to hold the workpiece secure.
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