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Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,941
Posted By Scott Young
i mentioned shellac to him, but wanted second and...

i mentioned shellac to him, but wanted second and third opinions. i also thought about simply BLOing it but was unsure about the splotching.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,941
Posted By Scott Young
don't laugh

don't laugh, but i need some help with a jobsite office. the office is paneled in luan and off gases ferociously in the summer. the boss wants it fixed and asked me since i am a carpenter. he...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-09-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,722
Posted By Scott Young
the hardest part about finish carpentry is know...

the hardest part about finish carpentry is know when enough is enough. each project i have done, i have always had to finally say i am through. i could point out every flaw on the project and most...
Forum: Carpentry 10-12-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,072
Posted By Scott Young
i have seen it only one time and the reason given...

i have seen it only one time and the reason given was lumber wasn't dry enough when it was rocked. i was glad i didn't have to set all the pops. i was just the trim guy on that job.
Forum: Business 09-01-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,876
Posted By Scott Young
gotta love how corporate america thinks they can...

gotta love how corporate america thinks they can improve on trades america. i got the feeling he was going to fix everything cause us stupid tradesmen can't figure it out. he will learn there are...
Forum: Framing 08-28-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,414
Posted By Scott Young
i use both. for framing i use the wormdrive and...

i use both. for framing i use the wormdrive and for finish and finishing work i use a sidewinder.

i guess it is what you learn on. i know i can gang cut sheathing with a wormdrive all day, where...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-25-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,754
Posted By Scott Young
i use my transit cause i thought i needed one and...

i use my transit cause i thought i needed one and bought it. before that i used a water level. i use what ever i have on had at the time. funny thing i have noticed is when i pull out the transit,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-25-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,873
Posted By Scott Young
how thick of metal are you looking at bending? ...

how thick of metal are you looking at bending?

do you weld?

there are some welding forums that have plans, and i have some plans i have used in the past. i think i know what disk they are...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-22-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,190
Posted By Scott Young
my palm nailer will drive them. it is a bostitch...

my palm nailer will drive them. it is a bostitch and has a large head attachment.

also my 22 oz drives them.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By Scott Young
i have my lumbar gone and my upper neck gone ...

i have my lumbar gone and my upper neck gone plus arthritis in my back has limited my flexibility.

the surgery was for 6 kidney stones.:censored::censored::censored:

everyone i have talked...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By Scott Young
now that is funny. i hope i am a better...

now that is funny.

i hope i am a better employee since i have been on the other side.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By Scott Young
well i am back to work!!

:thumbsup:

after some time off from blowing my back out, i am finally able to work again. granted it takes a pain pill and muscle relaxer in the morning and again at lunch to make the day, i am...
Forum: Carpentry 08-09-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,424
Posted By Scott Young
well call me a throw back. i would rather have a...

well call me a throw back. i would rather have a radial arm saw over shop saw any day. i use mine for just about everything when i at home. if i am in the field then it is the table saw and miter...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-31-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,530
Posted By Scott Young
i pick tools for the pretty colors.:thumbsup:

i pick tools for the pretty colors.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By Scott Young
hangin up the bags

well, i never thought i would say this, but it looks like i am hanging up the bags. i am unable to work with the condition of my back and since last summer, there seems to be additional back...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,569
Posted By Scott Young
i have done a bunch of insurance jobs since...

i have done a bunch of insurance jobs since katrina. the ins companies handle it in two different ways. first, they can issue the homeowner a check minus the deductable and let her find choose the...
Forum: Framing 05-24-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 50,458
Posted By Scott Young
Mixed southern pine 2x8 select structural ...

Mixed southern pine

2x8 select structural

floor joist L/180

12 inch spacing

live 30 psf
dead 20 psf
Forum: Roofing 05-18-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 36,811
Posted By Scott Young
i don't think that will lay down. it is may and...

i don't think that will lay down. it is may and the temps are high enough to lay anything down that is going to lay down.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,960
Posted By Scott Young
i agree with mike. the only time i have had...

i agree with mike. the only time i have had trouble, is when there was a new inspector, or the current one has been chewed on. i have built decent relationships with inspectors. the inspectors i...
Forum: Construction 05-08-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Scott Young
thanks guys. i just couldn't get my brain...

thanks guys.

i just couldn't get my brain around the issues. sometimes getting another's perspective as a sounding board, really helps.
Forum: Construction 05-08-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Scott Young
joasis, there are a lot of houses being built...

joasis, there are a lot of houses being built here in south mississippi that are using metal for thier first roof. the are skipping the sheathing and going with 1x4 or 2x4 lath depending on builder...
Forum: Construction 05-08-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Scott Young
i wasn't questioning the veracity of the barn...

i wasn't questioning the veracity of the barn construction. i don't need to relearn the framing engineering principles dude. maybe i wasn't clear in my original post. i was questioning why such a...
Forum: Construction 05-08-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Scott Young
I forgot to add the wall detail. the wall detail...

I forgot to add the wall detail. the wall detail is post and beam with purlins spanning 8 foot. the sheating is fastened to the top beam and the bottom plate. the bottom plate is fastened to the...
Forum: Construction 05-08-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Scott Young
framing construction

there is a set of commercial hog barns on some property i hunt that i have taken an interest in. the barns have stood the test of time and are now no longer being use as hog barns as the owners have...
Forum: Welding & Steel Trades 05-07-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 55,475
Posted By Scott Young
teetor, a 7024 is a horizontal or flat rod. for...

teetor, a 7024 is a horizontal or flat rod. for a verticle weld 7018 would be easier to use.

flaming skull to keep your molten pool from running down the plate, direct your rod tip up and travel...
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