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Forum: Business 05-28-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Philament
Contingency fund- A big thank you to CT

When I was thinking of starting out on my own I read as many threads as I could on here. A common theme in the business threads, next to LMOP, was about creating a contingency fun, most notably I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By TNTRenovate
Jason Whipple RIP

Just heard from Jason's Dad that Jason passed away from lung cancer. Rest in Peace. You were a great man! You will be missed.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-03-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By Robie
Some people....

...are just great people.

I was going to go into a big song and dance about our own Jaws (John) but it's not necessary. Those of you you have taken the time to read his posts know full well what...
Forum: Low Voltage 03-16-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By ABLE1
I AM the Drawing & Specs:laughing::clap: ...

I AM the Drawing & Specs:laughing::clap:


Looking to see what the favorite product is for this kind of application.
3M
Great Stuff
Red Devil
Hilti
etc.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Matt OHD
I think I'm a new member again...

How the hell has everyone been? Didn't think this place survived FB groups...

Any old timers left?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190217/8f57df0971e8ce2d54217f7620ad9e1b.jpg

Sent from my...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 26,302
Posted By Calidecks
All finished....

All finished....
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-28-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By carpentershane
Rehabbing a Caboose

It was apparent that the old caboose was in some real need of love. The exterior cladding and trim had rot in places- the roof had some leaks, and the whole thing needed some fresh paint… I quoted...
Forum: Business 01-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By hdavis
The BS is pretty much gone out of this...

The BS is pretty much gone out of this one.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,056
Posted By TheConstruct
In his defense houses are really hard to see.

In his defense houses are really hard to see.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-30-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 26,302
Posted By Calidecks
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181130/bbe2dac4...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181130/bbe2dac422c52e1630b2458c0bd10837.jpg


Mike.
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Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By griz
GC responsibility to provide framing so work can...

GC responsibility to provide framing so work can be done to code.

yes, plumber can & should leave until gc has solution to fix.

otherwise you get these hacked up messes that get expensive to...
Forum: Roofing 10-21-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ed the Roofer
Are Any Of My Old Friends From CT Still Around?

I finally had to at least temporarily give up my Contracting Company after over 3 decades due to 7 full knee replacement operations, including the original 2, called a Bilateral Replacement and then...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-02-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,114
Posted By Calidecks
I wouldn't touch anything with a live load and 8'...

I wouldn't touch anything with a live load and 8' 4x4 posts.


Mike.
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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By JT Wood
Haven't been around for a while.

Just checking in to see how everyone is doing. It's probably been a year. There's probably lots of new guys. Hope all is going well

Sent from my SM-G935W8 using Tapatalk
Forum: Construction 09-04-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By griz
back off on the app for a bit and install a space...

back off on the app for a bit and install a space bar on your keyboard...:whistling:laughing:

got a headache trying to read that whole thing....
Forum: Insulation 07-06-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By hdavis
Find a company with one of the big vacuums fir...

Find a company with one of the big vacuums fir sucking out attic insulation and have them do it.

If you just have to do it yourself, just take it out where the k&t is, and wear a mask, there is no...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,192
Posted By 480sparky
Post Your 'Crazy Inspector' and 'Stupid Rules' Stories

My recent post about an exterior exit light (http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/exterior-exit-sign-403018/) got me thinking about all the crazy inspectors and stupid code rules we've all come across....
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,091
Posted By Golden view
It must depend who you surround yourself with....

It must depend who you surround yourself with. With a few exceptions, I'm amazed at the work ethic, drive, intelligence, and general having their sh*t figured out of younger people I meet.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,091
Posted By Lettusbee
I have been working with some recently graduated...

I have been working with some recently graduated FFA kids to move my in laws out of there mansion.

These kids work hard, and cooperate to get the job done.

I don't know them all well, but I...
Forum: Business 06-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,217
Posted By griz
Never has happened to me but I know guys it has...

Never has happened to me but I know guys it has happened to.

Even had to mediate a couple...to keep blood from being spilled...

What I have figured out from this is that the expectation has to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-18-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By hdavis
To me, this looks like it solves a problem I...

To me, this looks like it solves a problem I don't have.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-23-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,498
Posted By Calidecks
Check out my article

Professional Deck Builder Magazine

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Mike.
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Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,895
Posted By Deckhead
Seems like if you did it after drywall it could...

Seems like if you did it after drywall it could also help act as a fireretarder like fire blocking. You would be completely sealing every cavity starving any potential fire of oxygen.

What about...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-09-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By Tom Struble
Bodger

I don't know if this has been posted here yet but I'm saddened to say a great member here Kevin Crites known affectionately here as Bodger has passed away,long time members I'm sure will remember him...
Forum: Remodeling 02-19-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,155
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
Interesting blog post on folding drywall

I don’t usually put “How To” posts to our blog, but we recently remodeled a fireplace where use the technique of folding drywall. Thought some of you would enjoy the post, but I don’t want to retype...
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