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Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-17-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By mako1
Nice job.Only thing I may have done was cut some...

Nice job.Only thing I may have done was cut some kind of profile on the end of the cap where it extends over the jamb instead of leaving it square.
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,241
Posted By mako1
I've always enjoyed building anything custom and...

I've always enjoyed building anything custom and from my design.Getting older now and still enjoy it as much as I ever have but the motivation these days is more about the cash
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-09-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 143,556
Posted By mako1
Thanks.We have a really good old time pizza place...

Thanks.We have a really good old time pizza place here in town and I often buy dough from John .It's a very good yeast dough his dad made years ago but I prefer thin crust sometimes for a...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-09-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By mako1
Deckheads method will work.I have had good luck...

Deckheads method will work.I have had good luck with Bosch forstner bits.They hold up well but to save time I use a high quality,#8,double fluted countersink that has a spiral bit.Sorry I don't know...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,292
Posted By mako1
We've got a couple at the HD here too....

We've got a couple at the HD here too. Unfortunely,they are cranky old bastards just like me.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-09-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 143,556
Posted By mako1
Excellent.Do you have a good thin crust dough...

Excellent.Do you have a good thin crust dough recipe for me to try?
At the risk of sounding like an old woman,that cheese cake looks killer too.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-07-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,908
Posted By mako1
Is this one of those internet stupid sees as...

Is this one of those internet stupid sees as stupid does posts?You nailed it!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-06-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By mako1
I fish and hunt quite a bit.Have a camper at the...

I fish and hunt quite a bit.Have a camper at the lake.Played guitar in several bands for many years but gave it up a few years ago due to getting old and staying up to late and feeling like chit for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,031
Posted By mako1
$110 here in C. IL.

$110 here in C. IL.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,292
Posted By mako1
When was 16 I went to work for a man that was 72...

When was 16 I went to work for a man that was 72 building custom homes.Nothing fancy.Mostly single story ranches. We never used trusses then .Just joists and rafter most of the houses had a couple...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-03-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By mako1
What is the model number?

What is the model number?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-03-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By mako1
You need a compressor that puts out more than...

You need a compressor that puts out more than enough CFM to run the gun your using.
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,303
Posted By mako1
We cant all live in Cali though it sounds nice.

We cant all live in Cali though it sounds nice.
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,303
Posted By mako1
I'm in on that

I'm in on that
Forum: Framing 08-29-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,033
Posted By mako1
For the win.Did'nt want to mention Swanson cause...

For the win.Did'nt want to mention Swanson cause I thought someone would argue the point.
If I get a new guy that wants to actually learn I'll always go buy them a speed square with that little...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-29-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
Posted By mako1
I own a Bosch laminate trimmer .Don't use it...

I own a Bosch laminate trimmer .Don't use it daily but has seen a lot of use in the 25+ years I've owned it.Has 4 different bases.Cam't buy this one these days but I assume there is something...
Forum: Framing 08-29-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,033
Posted By mako1
Bought a new speed square for a new employee last...

Bought a new speed square for a new employee last year that seemed very interested in learning.They still had the little book of info with them and it was full of info.
Just can't remember what...
Forum: Carpentry 08-24-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,667
Posted By mako1
This man is the master:...

This man is the master: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrAAglKLPh8

If you do deside to get a jig for the router I would suggest a Leigh jig.they are infinitley adjustable and by far the best.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-24-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,060
Posted By mako1
I'm with you Cali.Joist first and then...

I'm with you Cali.Joist first and then hangers.I've seen some joist lately off by 3/8.If I installed the hangers first I'd be planning all the joist.
Forum: Remodeling 08-24-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,113
Posted By mako1
That sucks big time.Hurts me to look at it too.

That sucks big time.Hurts me to look at it too.
Forum: Historical Restoration 08-22-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,654
Posted By mako1
The difference is it's a "HISTOICAL RESTORATION" ...

The difference is it's a "HISTOICAL RESTORATION"
Vinyl and pvc don't do it.Especially for the people signing the check.
Forum: Historical Restoration 08-22-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,654
Posted By mako1
What's the point of a historical restoration when...

What's the point of a historical restoration when you slap a bunch of vinyl and pvc on it?
Forum: Historical Restoration 08-22-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,654
Posted By mako1
I've done a lot of historical restorations and...

I've done a lot of historical restorations and would not even consider a man made material for any of them.As the folks that hired me would not either.I did all of the windows,doors and coloumns ....
Forum: Carpentry 08-22-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By mako1
Dan :You suck :thumbup: Now I've two more...

Dan :You suck :thumbup: Now I've two more products to try out that I have never tried before.
Forum: Carpentry 08-22-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By mako1
That Rapid Fuse looks very impressive but would...

That Rapid Fuse looks very impressive but would get very expensive if you needed much.
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