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Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By SmallTownGuy
nobody wants to talk about it.

nobody wants to talk about it.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,361
Posted By Chris Doom
Jimmy Hoffa might be in there somewhere

Jimmy Hoffa might be in there somewhere
Forum: Masonry Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By NYCB
I would rather just cut the first row of brick...

I would rather just cut the first row of brick than make a one inch mortar bed.
Forum: Masonry 06-23-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By stuart45
That brings back some memories.

That brings back some memories.
Forum: Masonry 06-23-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Rising Damp, the series ...

Rising Damp, the series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4Mq9eJd3hQ
Forum: Masonry 06-22-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By stuart45
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtAxw7taDhM A...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtAxw7taDhM
A good example of quality flintwork.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By SmallTownGuy
"Plumbers & HVAC guys are notorious for chopping...

"Plumbers & HVAC guys are notorious for chopping structural members to get their stuff in."

They should be checked with the wand like the TSA agents do for sawsalls before being allowed on the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By hdavis
Best way for a lowballer to make money is change...

Best way for a lowballer to make money is change orders.

Go over the plans, figure out how much you can make on the change orders you can spot, take that off what you want to get and submit. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Rio
Couldn't agree more, I will say that to account...

Couldn't agree more, I will say that to account for all of the mechanicals takes a lot more work when preparing plans so it's either got to be paid for then or it has to be accepted that there will...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By griz
Hacked joists etc...

Plumbers & HVAC guys are notorious for chopping structural members to get their stuff in.

IMO, it starts with the architect/designer to adjust plans to allow for plumbing, HVAC or whatever else...
Forum: Masonry 06-21-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By griz
maybe a concrete stain product... sounds...

maybe a concrete stain product...

sounds like a disaster in the making...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,361
Posted By Windycity
I havent heard that term in a very long time! ...

I havent heard that term in a very long time!

I remember hearing that all the time when i was a kid and my dad had a full crew


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Forum: Masonry 06-21-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By stuart45
477137 477139 These 2 photos show the...

477137

477139
These 2 photos show the possible causes of the damp problem. The rainwater spills over from the downpipe from the main roof, there is a bulge in the wall that pulls the gutter in...
Forum: Masonry 06-21-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By stuart45
Re point.

477133

Got to repoint this in lime to help with it's damp problems. The client wanted all the masonry paint removed and had an estimate for sandblasting for around 800, but I did it a bit cheaper...
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-21-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
I know you said it's a redraw, but I'll throw a...

I know you said it's a redraw, but I'll throw a couple things out there.

You have a lot of space gobbled up with the utility room and mudroom.

You could combine them and reduce total size.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,361
Posted By hdavis
I couldn't even do it drunk, I'd pass out first. ...

I couldn't even do it drunk, I'd pass out first. It still floors me.

I noticed the work wasn't signed....
Forum: Masonry 06-17-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By superseal
Looks like the replaced section was cut out in...

Looks like the replaced section was cut out in ashlar pattern to match the stamped design...always risky using cold joints @ right angles with inevitable movement of the sub base through erosion,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,361
Posted By hdavis
Seriously, the only thing that makes sense to me...

Seriously, the only thing that makes sense to me is it was started in a slightly wrong location, so the back of it was taken off and patched by POd mason.

Actually, I can't believe a mason would...
Forum: Framing 06-15-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By rblakes1
All back...

All back togetherhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190615/4efba92518c3245d1edc5f2a925a3a77.jpg

-Rich
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-15-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By BUTCHERMAN
I agree. Here's the thing. Not only can you use...

I agree. Here's the thing. Not only can you use it for trimless detail, you can use it to create designer trim details. I am working on a sample to make my point. I believe this could open a door to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-15-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 3,702
Posted By SmallTownGuy
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Forum: Framing 06-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By rblakes1
Looks like the main point of entry was at that...

Looks like the main point of entry was at that missing chunk on the slope. Oddly enough, the cedar siding was in really good shape.

Got my temp wall built and the demo done today. Luckily, the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,932
Posted By hdavis
Awesome job!

Awesome job!
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,932
Posted By Windycity
Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this...

Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this one up last weekend

I was worried about the steel sagging with the huge span (almost 19 feet) so i had my steel supplier get me a thicker angle...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By duburban
A site work guy I know installed a septic within...

A site work guy I know installed a septic within the power companies right of way, the system was already getting installed on a neighbors property as the septic systems owner had no lot space. Now...
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