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Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-03-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,615
Posted By FHS
This fireplace is 10' wide, 18" deep and 23'...

This fireplace is 10' wide, 18" deep and 23' tall. We skim coated with concrete instead of pouring. We used Butterfield MT resurfacer, then stained and sealed.
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,169
Posted By FHS
I had a good one this week. We were...

I had a good one this week.

We were adjusting some purlins on the building we are putting up, had to cut a board out and replace it....So with my cordless circular saw in hand I promptly sat on...
Forum: Construction 09-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,938
Posted By FHS
I may have a couple of those, ill look when I get...

I may have a couple of those, ill look when I get back to my jobsite.
Forum: Flooring 12-05-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,426
Posted By FHS
It all depends on framing members, spacing and...

It all depends on framing members, spacing and deflection calculations, I should have been clearer.
What is underneath for floor joists, spacing etc.
Forum: Flooring 12-05-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,426
Posted By FHS
I have laid hardwood parallel with joists, but I...

I have laid hardwood parallel with joists, but I had the joists double sheeted with 3/4" t&g advantech. Just throw a straight edge on the floor and look for low spots, if its flat then I say run...
Forum: Framing 09-22-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 25,265
Posted By FHS
I spend alot of time lately hand spiking 50lb...

I spend alot of time lately hand spiking 50lb boxes of galv 16 & 20 d ringshank nails with my 14 & 16 oz ti hammers, ocasionally I break out the 19 oz blue ox and the 28oz estwing, yet I doubt I can...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,214
Posted By FHS
I'm going out on a limb here and going to say it...

I'm going out on a limb here and going to say it has something to do with the cheap guy being less than half price, but I'm just guessing.
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 57,507
Posted By FHS
Game on, I'll have something by Sunday. I better...

Game on, I'll have something by Sunday. I better pick up some more sinkers and couple Doug fir 2x8.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,161
Posted By FHS
Hammer challenge.....not hard hat chat......back...

Hammer challenge.....not hard hat chat......back to the videos.

Ill have another one up tomorrow, I'll go with the 19oz Vaughn, 14oz Stilleto, 16oz Dalluge and maybe throw in a cheap 16 oz...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,794
Posted By FHS
Plus their profit margin is high enough to...

Plus their profit margin is high enough to justify a few people actually sending it in, i on the other hand am sending in rebates that will value close to a grand for the last 2 weeks. The best...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,550
Posted By FHS
I actually like my Menards store, i have gotten...

I actually like my Menards store, i have gotten to know alot of the people and they take real good care of anything i need. I usually buy lumber elsewhere but alot of my bathroom stuff comes from...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-15-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,273
Posted By FHS
I never assume, i always specify, no.

I never assume, i always specify, no.
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,161
Posted By FHS
My first attempt, this is with 20d galvanized...

My first attempt, this is with 20d galvanized ring shank nails into a spf#2 2x6.
You cant tell in the video but we are up 14' putting in an overhead door.

Just a heads up my brother does drop the...
Forum: Roofing 12-27-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,779
Posted By FHS
Finished about a month ago, finally took a few...

Finished about a month ago, finally took a few pictures.
Forum: Roofing 10-27-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,779
Posted By FHS
That does look pretty cool.

That does look pretty cool.
Forum: Roofing 10-26-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,779
Posted By FHS
Cedar shake install

This is a nice little 50 sq cedar roof project we are working on. So far there have have been a few surprises, like 5 layers on the main house.
I will post more pictures tomorrow as work...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-08-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,894
Posted By FHS
I pay about $70 for over 500 cards, i buy them...

I pay about $70 for over 500 cards, i buy them from a local print shop, however i have seen some new killer business cards that cost 300 bucks, those will be my next ones.

Why?
Because i think...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-15-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,435
Posted By FHS
Make sure to go everything again and anagin...

Make sure to go everything again and anagin before you give them a price, and talk to otheres that you know in person to discuss the process of finishing a basement. There are so may variables when...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-09-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,007
Posted By FHS
Might have to hit the photo shop later, haha.

Might have to hit the photo shop later, haha.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-08-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By FHS
No Offence, But how is Bob the hack in the...

No Offence, But how is Bob the hack in the minivan any worse or better that carr painting in his moms car LOL
Forum: Flooring 05-02-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,516
Posted By FHS
I enjoy laying carpet everyso often, I have a...

I enjoy laying carpet everyso often, I have a builder that has me install his new homes which is about 5 a year. I like camping out for a week doin tile, carpet and vinyl in one house start to...
Forum: Flooring 05-02-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,982
Posted By FHS
Either way the tyroc video is a little hoky...why...

Either way the tyroc video is a little hoky...why does everyone want to just continue adding layers to floors like its no big deal., By the time you put any thing on that surface the door is going to...
Forum: Flooring 05-02-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,516
Posted By FHS
I do it al and actuall laid carpet fulltime for a...

I do it al and actuall laid carpet fulltime for a year. That is a job that should be paid better in my opinion.
But i do see my fair share of installers that have no respect for the other trades....
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 03-07-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By FHS
I am with Dan. I usually try to use a rapid set...

I am with Dan. I usually try to use a rapid set thinkset if i can get away with it. Set and grout in one day if the job is not too big of a PITA. Any way I can save a trip and a couple hours is...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 03-07-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,491
Posted By FHS
The Shoe was the kicker...lol Get it... the...

The Shoe was the kicker...lol Get it... the Kicker :)
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