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Forum: Business 02-25-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By gallerytungsten
You can also add some language to your contract...

You can also add some language to your contract stating that the person signing warrants that they are authorized to do so on behalf of the LLC. Point out this clause to them prior to getting a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-24-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By gallerytungsten
"Are they locked? And when will you be out next?"...

"Are they locked? And when will you be out next?"

:eek:
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-23-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,259
Posted By gallerytungsten
I'd suggest you read a few books on the...

I'd suggest you read a few books on the publishing industry. In general, it's difficult to make money self-publishing. It can be done, but there are also a number of drawbacks. Without knowing the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-09-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,766
Posted By gallerytungsten
In addition to the points mentioned above, there...

In addition to the points mentioned above, there could be ongoing movement in your structure.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-01-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By gallerytungsten
That's right. Who Dat!

That's right.

Who Dat!
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By gallerytungsten
That is called "qualifying the customer." A good...

That is called "qualifying the customer." A good move on your part. Let's you find out if someone wants the level of quality you deliver, or not.
Forum: Business 06-08-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,951
Posted By gallerytungsten
Cease and Desist

If you have registered your name with the state, both as a DBA and as your corporate name, I'd say you are on the high ground. What you should do is get a copy of whatever he registered with the...
Forum: Business 06-03-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,793
Posted By gallerytungsten
I think what you've got here is a client that's a...

I think what you've got here is a client that's a big pain in the rear. I suspect that other contractors with a more highly attuned BS detector have declined to work for them. Maybe they've even...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-02-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,993
Posted By gallerytungsten
With that slope there, I think he's built a...

With that slope there, I think he's built a one-ride water slide.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-05-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By gallerytungsten
tube + oil glaze

I use the caulking gun tube to bed the glass, put in your glazing points, then the regular oil base glazing putty for the outside. As noted, keep dipping the glazing knife in something slick (I use...
Forum: Business 04-09-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,143
Posted By gallerytungsten
Missing from your scenario is whether the sparky...

Missing from your scenario is whether the sparky represented himself as licensed, or led the customer to believe that.
Forum: Business 03-31-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By gallerytungsten
Accountant foolishness

hi Penguin,

I can sympathize, as it seems accountants often make these kinds of boneheaded mistakes. Even when you explicitly inform them of something, they still will get something wrong.

As...
Forum: Business 03-26-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 34,824
Posted By gallerytungsten
Hack vs. Craftsman

A lot of this back & forth of Handyman vs. Contractor (etc.) doesn't accomplish all that much. What you want to call yourself is more of a marketing decision. What counts is the quality level you can...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 03-21-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,534
Posted By gallerytungsten
Thickness?

I looked at their site. One crucial specification, which I didn't find on their site or their PDF download, was how thick the product is. (They do say their backing is 20 mils, but don't say how...
Forum: Historical Restoration 03-21-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,038
Posted By gallerytungsten
Cut out all the rot, then glue and dowel in...

Cut out all the rot, then glue and dowel in replacement pieces of wood that are oversized. When the glue dries, carve out the new wood to match the old.

You probably want to flash the bottoms of...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-15-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,842
Posted By gallerytungsten
Illustrator

I've been using Illustrator since it was called "Illustrator 88." You'll have to figure out what year that was. :shifty:

It's a great program.

However.

What you get out of it will depend...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-13-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,825
Posted By gallerytungsten
Billboard Rules

The Number One Rule for billboards is to make sure the type is big enough to be read.

Now, you didn't say what size your billboard would be and how far it will be from the road. However, you have...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-12-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,929
Posted By gallerytungsten
Get bigger or get better customers

You have a great choice at this moment.

You can grow your business, adding on an employee or subs to deal with the volume.

Or, you can decide you want "better customers."

You'll have to...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-11-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,156
Posted By gallerytungsten
Hey, I didn't tell him it was going to be easy,...

Hey, I didn't tell him it was going to be easy, did I? Hey, he's "good with numbers," so he'll find a way to extract, extrapolate, and exit when the time is right. Right? :whistling
Forum: Framing 02-24-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,023
Posted By gallerytungsten
Very interesting reading so far, Wallmax. ...

Very interesting reading so far, Wallmax.

However, on p. 14, you have the following:

"PRESSURE BLOCK
This is the way to add shear nailing prior to the metal fastener companies."

Since you...
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