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Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-13-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,943
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm with world llc.... find a different wood...

I'm with world llc.... find a different wood for exterior use! Poplar will not hold up without a concerted effort at regular maintenance and special attention during installation. You are...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-16-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By WNYcarpenter
yep, some cheap aluminum crap they reused.... ...

yep, some cheap aluminum crap they reused.... What the hell!
Forum: Roofing Picture Post 05-15-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,799
Posted By WNYcarpenter
looks good. Nice work!

looks good. Nice work!
Forum: Business 05-15-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,168
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Coming from someone who has been walking the...

Coming from someone who has been walking the fence for quite some time.... here's my two cents.

I think you can over analyze and psyche yourself out. You join a forum like CT to get the best...
Forum: Business 05-03-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm trying!

I'm trying!
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,138
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm not arguing with you Tin! We have a...

I'm not arguing with you Tin!

We have a key file drawer. Every client has an assigned envelope. I pull an envelope, take a key, initial, date, and place in the "out" box. Then I have a page...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-13-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By WNYcarpenter
You came to the right place........ ...

You came to the right place........ DONE:thumbsup:

No matter the outcome, stay strong, we're all feeling for you!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-06-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,163
Posted By WNYcarpenter
My thoughts and prayers to you and your family as...

My thoughts and prayers to you and your family as well!
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,089
Posted By WNYcarpenter
So "women" autocorrects to "men"..... Damn those...

So "women" autocorrects to "men"..... Damn those feminist programmers!:laughing: They never stop spinning our words on us do they?!?!:laughing: Pure evil conspiracy they have going......
Forum: Technology 02-24-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,000
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I've yet to meet someone who regrets upgrading to...

I've yet to meet someone who regrets upgrading to a smart phone! Money well spent IMO:thumbsup:
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-22-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,981
Posted By WNYcarpenter
A couple additional things I've learned and...

A couple additional things I've learned and common enough problems for us that I think are worth mentioning.....Not directed at you WW....

I also adjust raw door stops to allow for paint, and try...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-18-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,269
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Welcome back Mac:thumbsup:

Welcome back Mac:thumbsup:
Forum: Business 02-16-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,136
Posted By WNYcarpenter
It's all relative to your location....cost of...

It's all relative to your location....cost of living etc....This is prime example of why pricing threads go south IMO! .....If you want to evaluate your worth, talk to the guy sitting next to you at...
Forum: Flooring 02-09-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,910
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I like to install the nosing with PL(adhesive)...

I like to install the nosing with PL(adhesive) and screws... then butt the flooring to it. Starting each course at the nosing and working away from it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-09-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,777,896
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I hate subs that don't clean up their mess and...

I hate subs that don't clean up their mess and claim it's not in their price!

Set up for a cut and "click"...someone unplugged you and took your power.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-05-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,541
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I did a quick search of "antique soldering...

I did a quick search of "antique soldering irons"....The one in in the OP is considered Primitive.:laughing:

I enjoy the "what is this tool?" threads. Good call Bowman, and Tin:notworthy
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-05-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,541
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I wasn't doubting you....I was curious, you...

I wasn't doubting you....I was curious, you posted the pics but never said....guess I'm a little slow sometimes.

I didn't know you had electric and running water back then:laughing:
Forum: Roofing 02-05-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 33,298
Posted By WNYcarpenter
That's how we were advised to detail the roof...

That's how we were advised to detail the roof edge. I guess the theory is that the situation seeyou described allows water to reach the raw edge of the plywood, get behind the facia etc... if not...
Forum: Business 02-03-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,509
Posted By WNYcarpenter
This may be off the wall...say you're a district...

This may be off the wall...say you're a district manager for large chain of restaurants..... Outback Steak House. You understand the menu, procedures, and how a company should run and are damn good...
Forum: Business 02-03-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,509
Posted By WNYcarpenter
rdr8887 Scheduling and nailing down a sub's...

rdr8887

Scheduling and nailing down a sub's time to complete is a challenge. We all know nothing in the field is as clear cut as it is on paper. 7 days can turn into 10 and even 20. It's not...
Forum: Business 02-02-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,509
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Nice series of posts jawtrs! That's how it gets...

Nice series of posts jawtrs! That's how it gets done...:thumbsup:

My company delegates a bit more, but we have higher OH and a more experienced crew. Your position is what I know as Project...
Forum: Roofing 01-28-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,677
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm not sure exactly what you're asking.... ...

I'm not sure exactly what you're asking....

I do a couple dozen EPDM inspections in the fall and spring. I go around with cleaner and a bag of rags and wipe down everything, especially the...
Forum: Business 01-27-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,587
Posted By WNYcarpenter
If I'm calling a business to do business I like...

If I'm calling a business to do business I like to hear the name so I know I called the right number....then, "this is Bob" or "how can I help you"

more importantly I want to hear a cheerful tone...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,127
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Welcome back JJ!

Welcome back JJ!
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,319
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'll bite... Crudely....with a right...

I'll bite...

Crudely....with a right triangle you have have a 90* corner with two legs, and a hypotenuse that connects those legs. Leg A=3', leg B=4' and the hypotenuse(C=5').

If you're...
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