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Forum: Carpentry 11-03-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,484,748
Posted By Anthill
not sure if the electrical issue is worse than...

not sure if the electrical issue is worse than the return air grill:laughing:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-11-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,699
Posted By Anthill
4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding....

4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding. problem solved.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-07-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,602
Posted By Anthill
So after my mind joined the present anti miter...

So after my mind joined the present anti miter trend, I go to buy some Timbertech to do a set of stairs and find that the bottom of the boards are fluted. I guess that won't be too pretty..... Back...
Forum: Carpentry 06-14-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,484,748
Posted By Anthill
so.. the top tread is level with the deck...

so.. the top tread is level with the deck surface??? Am I the only one that doesn't do this?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,602
Posted By Anthill
Do you do a round over on the ends to match the...

Do you do a round over on the ends to match the side profile?
Forum: Featured Articles 05-11-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,518
Posted By Anthill
be friendly, courteous and don't pry into...

be friendly, courteous and don't pry into people's privacy. Don't go into rooms that you don't need to go into. Clean up after yourself. Some of the first tools in should be a broom and trash can.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,114
Posted By Anthill
"I could have come with half the tools, half the...

"I could have come with half the tools, half the experience, taken twice as long and charged half as much per hour. Then it would be acceptable?"
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Anthill
Could you do the rod in 3 pieces with a...

Could you do the rod in 3 pieces with a connection nut on the inside of the form and a short stub thru the ply and a nut on the outside? After the pour, just thread the stub out of the connector. ...
Forum: Carpentry 05-02-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,484,748
Posted By Anthill
Typical scenario. Homeowner (me) tries to patch...

Typical scenario. Homeowner (me) tries to patch the siding on his house and he's too cheap to do it right. So he (me) just patches it in the most inconspicuous way. You can hardly even tell where...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthill
Some houses you don't dare step into with your...

Some houses you don't dare step into with your shoes on and some houses you don't dare take em off.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-20-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By Anthill
They're stuck together so your apprentice can...

They're stuck together so your apprentice can hold one end while you install the whole strip with an 8lb. The angled ones are for toenailing.
Forum: Electrical 02-19-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 2,040
Posted By Anthill
Now you know where the Wall of Shame stuff comes...

Now you know where the Wall of Shame stuff comes from.
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,504
Posted By Anthill
I usually get about 5 months out of a pair, but...

I usually get about 5 months out of a pair, but my work boots are Merrell runners/hikers
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,040
Posted By Anthill
The spelling police around here will have you...

The spelling police around here will have you jailed before you get to much farther.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By Anthill
New trade "Yard Ape"

How many of you struggle with the guys in the back of your local lumberyard?

It bugs me when I need to tandem sheet goods with these guys and almost none of them have figured out how to do it. ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-12-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,804
Posted By Anthill
or flattening the drywall over the electrical box...

or flattening the drywall over the electrical box they forgot to cut out.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-03-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 19,931
Posted By Anthill
You whiners need to move north to get out of the...

You whiners need to move north to get out of the nasty cold weather. Currently above freezing here, very little snow, forecast for the week is between 0 and -10C. no mud, fog, rain, or wind.

On...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-30-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 19,931
Posted By Anthill
my truck is calmly sleeping the slumber of the...

my truck is calmly sleeping the slumber of the blessed - in my heated shop.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-30-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 19,931
Posted By Anthill
Yes they did have an outdoor hockey game. and...

Yes they did have an outdoor hockey game. and froze their toes. It says - 35C.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-29-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 19,931
Posted By Anthill
Balmy -33C here this morning. I think I'll stoke...

Balmy -33C here this morning. I think I'll stoke up the woodstove and spend the day in the shop. The forecast says - 35C, feels like -48 for tonight. The kids are talking about an outdoor hockey...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-23-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,741
Posted By Anthill
just make sure you use drywall screws.

just make sure you use drywall screws.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 11-03-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,318
Posted By Anthill
We often used 1/4" puck board. Works great. ...

We often used 1/4" puck board. Works great. Also 20 ga steel works too.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,016
Posted By Anthill
Merrell lowcut running shoes. If that won't keep...

Merrell lowcut running shoes. If that won't keep me warm then I go where its heated. Solves a lot of problems in my world. It took 18 years of construction to figure that out though.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-29-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,323
Posted By Anthill
My teenage son will be home, he can do the...

My teenage son will be home, he can do the cleanup...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-09-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 140,871
Posted By Anthill
Aww and I just washed it! :rolleyes:

Aww and I just washed it! :rolleyes:
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