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Forum: Carpentry 12-17-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,947
Posted By cabinet runner
I'd go for it . Around my way all the trades are...

I'd go for it . Around my way all the trades are screaming for young American citizen apprentices . They are almost extinct .

I disagree with the poster who recommended college . I would not...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-16-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,775
Posted By cabinet runner
I have encountered this problem since I am...

I have encountered this problem since I am normally installing builder grade cabinets .Most of the time the rails aren't perfectly flush with the stiles . Our solution has been to add a piece of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,138
Posted By cabinet runner
Yep that would be it .

Yep that would be it .
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,138
Posted By cabinet runner
Cool cheap tool

I was making my bi-yearly screw order from McFeely's and I ordered a magneto tape measure holder . It was just under $14.00.

I used it for the lst 2 days and I really like this . AS a cabinet...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-19-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
Thanks Tccoggs . I ordered 2 of those 5 3/8...

Thanks Tccoggs . I ordered 2 of those 5 3/8 blades for my new saw as well as some blades for my ocsillating tool . They had really decent pricing .

Do you use their blades on your other saws...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-19-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
Thanks for the new links guys . I wanted...

Thanks for the new links guys .

I wanted to use my new saw today and I had 2 dewalt 24 tooth blades leftover and I drilled them out to 5/8 and they worked fine . Glad to know I can buy the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-17-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
Thanks but the arbor size isn't right . I guess...

Thanks but the arbor size isn't right . I guess Makita has the only 5/8 arbor in the 5 3/8 line . Most of the others are the 10 mm .

I'm sure there are some other Makita BSS 501 cordless trim...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-17-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
Thanks but those are metal cutting blades . I'm a...

Thanks but those are metal cutting blades . I'm a cabinet installer . I need a wood trim style blade . I just haven't found any with the 5/8 arbor size . Not to mention the 24 tooth ones that fit...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-17-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
Maybe I'm going blind . I can't find them with...

Maybe I'm going blind . I can't find them with the correct arbor . 5/8"
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-17-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By cabinet runner
makita 5 3/8 saw blades

I did a search but didn't find anything . I just purchased a makita cordless trim saw to replace my 10 year old dewalt which finally bit the dust . It was time for a new saw .

I have not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By cabinet runner
I also love building furniture and cabinets . I...

I also love building furniture and cabinets . I have even cut some people a killer deal just so I could do it . My problem is the cost of the wood . I'm pretty quick at building bookcases ,small...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,744
Posted By cabinet runner
I don't know about this forum but i know a few...

I don't know about this forum but i know a few guys in my area that operate like this . They make a living or get by but i never undertood why they sell themselves short . One of the guys i know is...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-13-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,600
Posted By cabinet runner
Why don't you want to use a grill ? Is it the...

Why don't you want to use a grill ? Is it the fact you don't want anything protuding out from the toekick ?
Couldn't you use or make a wooden one that is painted to match the built in ?...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,880
Posted By cabinet runner
The way I understand it (I work in Md ) is a...

The way I understand it (I work in Md ) is a general MHIC license enables you to take on any home improvement job BUT when it comes to the electrical and plumbing you must use a contractor that has a...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-06-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,769
Posted By cabinet runner
I've done it all the ways mentioned . The best...

I've done it all the ways mentioned . The best IMO is adding a skin but using scribe or a ripped filler looks good as well . I prefer not to notch the cabinet rail but if i don't have the material i...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,764
Posted By cabinet runner
Anyone working over the holiday ?

Wife and daughter are going to the beach next week and I told them if I wasn't busy I would come down. Things looked good until yesterday when I got the call asking me to do 3 townhouse kitchen...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-29-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,074
Posted By cabinet runner
I do these cutouts all the time and normally I...

I do these cutouts all the time and normally I have to cut 3/4 off each side for the width of a 30 "oven. Height varies from unit to unit .bit .

I simply tape with masking or painters tape and...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-25-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,281
Posted By cabinet runner
Before this is closed I wanted to add one more...

Before this is closed I wanted to add one more thing . Someone posted about getting the trim there 3 or 4 days early to let it acclimate .

That can't happen where I'm at on the new houses . ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-25-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,281
Posted By cabinet runner
After reading the 1st page of this thread I...

After reading the 1st page of this thread I stopped . Unless there is a reason you cannot cope I simply do not see the point in going through all this work to avoid coping your inside corners .

...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-25-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,588
Posted By cabinet runner
Sometimes you gotta love DIY TV and homeowners

Got a call this morning from a couple I had redone the cabinetry in their master bath about 2 years ago . The husband had tried to run 400 ft of crown molding this past weekend after they watched a...
Forum: Business 06-21-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,448
Posted By cabinet runner
No offense to me . I stay away from electrical...

No offense to me . I stay away from electrical unless it is to assist an electrician with my carpentry skills . I know it is out of my realm of knowledge and to dangerous to practice on someone...
Forum: Business 06-21-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,448
Posted By cabinet runner
Smart wording .i know when I was doing exterior...

Smart wording .i know when I was doing exterior door replacements I would also have a talk with the homeowner about the inevitable floor damage that was under the door . Not only did it make me...
Forum: Business 06-21-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,448
Posted By cabinet runner
Well in my maybe not so smart opinion once we cut...

Well in my maybe not so smart opinion once we cut 1 hole there was no reason not to cut as many as we needed to make it easier pull the new wires . The drywall guy I use has a minimum fee for...
Forum: Business 06-21-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,448
Posted By cabinet runner
You know I did a kitchen remodel about 6 months...

You know I did a kitchen remodel about 6 months ago and brought in an electrician to add a dedicated circut for the microwave , move the fridge plug and oven feed to new locations . Homeowner asks if...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,486
Posted By cabinet runner
When I did piece work I was responsible for any...

When I did piece work I was responsible for any workmanship flaws and would have to fix them on my dime . If it was a product failure they paid . It kept everyone pretty honest and the quality of...
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