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Forum: Framing 03-26-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By FramerGuy19
Its really an odd situation but the ties, this...

Its really an odd situation but the ties, this roof has a single ridge board. I say it's odd because we also built an almost floating floor system that ties half the roof back to a center beam so...
Forum: Framing 03-25-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By FramerGuy19
Thanks for all the replies. I believe in this...

Thanks for all the replies. I believe in this situation they are technically rafter ties as they are set toward the middle of the span on this 12 pitch roof. Im gonna go take a look in the code book...
Forum: Framing 03-25-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By FramerGuy19
Alright thanks guys just wanted to double check...

Alright thanks guys just wanted to double check him for my own knowledge. He's a bit of a maverick and some of the stuff he does is not anything I've ever seen any of the other carpenters I've worked...
Forum: Framing 03-25-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By FramerGuy19
Hey guys, was looking for opinions on how to...

Hey guys, was looking for opinions on how to properly nail off a collar tie to a rafter.

The builder I'm currently subbing for told me yesterday that you shouldn't nail off collar ties in a line...
Forum: Contractor Swap 03-01-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By FramerGuy19
Figure this is a long shot but any chance the...

Figure this is a long shot but any chance the sawhelper is still for sale? Been trying to track one of these down.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 10-13-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By FramerGuy19
Out of curiosity what kind of work is it. Im not...

Out of curiosity what kind of work is it. Im not opposed to traveling.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 10-12-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By FramerGuy19
Carpentry jobs near Old Saybrook, East lymeCT

Hey guys was wondering if anyone was looking for a skilled and motivated carpenter.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 04-04-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By FramerGuy19
Apprentice Carpenter looking for work Western CT

I am currently finishing up a four year degree and am looking to line up a full time job with a reputable company for the beginning of May. I have worked as a laborer/apprentice for the last 4 years...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,353
Posted By FramerGuy19
A coworker of mine did. He still has the shirt i...

A coworker of mine did. He still has the shirt i think. He said kurt basically asks what do you wanna know about Windsor One and then asks for an address.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-10-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 100,439
Posted By FramerGuy19
Sort of on topic but did anyone else notice that...

Sort of on topic but did anyone else notice that home depot is now

carrying stiletto hammers online?
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 06-11-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,381
Posted By FramerGuy19
Awesome Job:thumbsup:

Awesome Job:thumbsup:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-07-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,314
Posted By FramerGuy19
Try spraying wd-40 into the pivot point for the...

Try spraying wd-40 into the pivot point for the head. I have an older 10"makita sliding miter saw and this has happened at least twice.

I never figured out what was causing it to seize up like...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-07-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,949
Posted By FramerGuy19
Thats partly why I went with the 28 degree. I...

Thats partly why I went with the 28 degree. I hate the plastic bits shooting all over the place.

Just one more thing to cleanup:censored:. As for the nails I haven't found a place that actually...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-07-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,949
Posted By FramerGuy19
I read a review in JLC a while ago about that...

I read a review in JLC a while ago about that senco and the reviewer didnt feel it would stand up to professional use.

That said I just bought a max 28 degree framing gun and love it. Would...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-05-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,427
Posted By FramerGuy19
Stay away from anything with the name DEWALT on...

Stay away from anything with the name DEWALT on the side of it. Mine now smokes after about a minute of use and it hasn't even been worked that hard.

Can't go wrong with makita or milwaukee in my...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-05-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,729
Posted By FramerGuy19
Yes, In my case it was me and one other guy and...

Yes, In my case it was me and one other guy and we ripped 2"x1.5"x18's out of 2x12 mahoganey on the table saw in our shop.

Sorry didn't realize you said you were working with pressure treated.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-05-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,729
Posted By FramerGuy19
Any chance of you making them yourself? The...

Any chance of you making them yourself? The couple of pergolas I have worked on we cut all perlins in our shop.

I'm just not that sure that splicing them would hold up in the long term.

What...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-11-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,996
Posted By FramerGuy19
Yeah I have that same problem. Ive used the...

Yeah I have that same problem. Ive used the circular saw the most so they slide in and out pretty easy. The drill, impact and sawzall on the other hand generally put up a fight.

Haven't really...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By FramerGuy19
I like your enthusiasm and don't wanna seem like...

I like your enthusiasm and don't wanna seem like a downer but starting your own business right outta college isn't always the best of ideas.

I read a statistic on here that said something like 95%...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By FramerGuy19
Whether or not you get to be hands on depends...

Whether or not you get to be hands on depends alot on the size of a company. If your solo you do everything from planning to actually constructing it.

If its a larger company typically you spend...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By FramerGuy19
To put it simply construction managers oversee...

To put it simply construction managers oversee all the work being done and coordinate it. Where as contractors preform the actual work. Im going to school right now for a degree in construction...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By FramerGuy19
I would go see if you could help someone out for...

I would go see if you could help someone out for a week over the summer. I think hearing from people in the field is one thing but trying it out for yourself is another. Im 19 and decided to go into...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-02-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,066
Posted By FramerGuy19
I found a video today of someone using a JC10 for...

I found a video today of someone using a JC10 for some light framing and it seemed to keep up pretty well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTZ5dPsJCYg

Skip to about 3:05 and thats when he starts...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-25-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,906
Posted By FramerGuy19
Honestly I dont really use my radio cordless. Ive...

Honestly I dont really use my radio cordless. Ive only got 3 milwaukee xc batteries so generally two in tools and one in the charger. Normally im within an extension cords reach of an outlet so its...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-24-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,906
Posted By FramerGuy19
Wow thats short compared to my milwaukee. I can...

Wow thats short compared to my milwaukee. I can get may 6-8 hours outta one battery
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