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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-23-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By BillD
This is Bella when she was a little bit younger....

This is Bella when she was a little bit younger. She's 10 now and sometimes acts like a cat (except for the evil part)

Bill
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-08-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 78,758
Posted By BillD
Reminds me of a pic I took while on vacation in...

Reminds me of a pic I took while on vacation in Maine over ten years ago

Bill
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-11-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By BillD
I like the 20 volt Dewalt products and don't use...

I like the 20 volt Dewalt products and don't use any 12 volt right now but if I went that route I would seriously consider Bosch since they make a real cool power plane and compact router for their...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-22-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By BillD
I would do like Tin says and take her to the vet....

I would do like Tin says and take her to the vet.

Not sure if it's relevant but, do you give her one of those flea and tick pills like Nexgard? I just found this article and will not be giving my...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-04-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillD
I really like this bag from Rockler

I really like this bag from Rockler
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-05-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By BillD
I prefer to charge my batteries on the job rather...

I prefer to charge my batteries on the job rather than at home plus as I get older the fewer things I can forget to put back in the truck in the am the better my day will go.

Bill
Forum: Vehicles 06-02-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,174
Posted By BillD
I figured I would update this thread with pics of...

I figured I would update this thread with pics of the final (maybe, but probably not) layout of my cap.


Bill
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-02-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,981,621
Posted By BillD
I was loading the truck back up after last...

I was loading the truck back up after last weekends camping trip so I figured I'd post pics of some of my latest buys.

Bill
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-30-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 842,548
Posted By BillD
I finally took the plunge several months back and...

I finally took the plunge several months back and bought the track saw with the vac and a couple of 55" track.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,422
Posted By BillD
That's crazy! I find myself looking for lighter...

That's crazy! I find myself looking for lighter weight options when it comes to tools.

That said, I don't need a high pressure compressor.

Bill
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,499
Posted By BillD
The cap is 29" high and has 15" deep boxes and...

The cap is 29" high and has 15" deep boxes and electric locks. Cost was just under $2,800. I am planning on getting a custom rack which will probably run close to 2k.

Bill
Forum: Vehicles 04-22-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,499
Posted By BillD
I have an F-250 club cab also and I got tired of...

I have an F-250 club cab also and I got tired of having to take stuff out of the back or cover it during bad weather so I got an A.R.E. cap and I love it.
...
Forum: Carpentry 04-15-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,103
Views: 1,556,099
Posted By BillD
I bet the person who did this thought it was...

I bet the person who did this thought it was brilliant
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-02-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 148,262
Posted By BillD
I just found this picture I took a few years ago...

I just found this picture I took a few years ago in a Lowes parking lot.

Pay particular attention to the handle bars mounted to the cars hood!

Bill
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-03-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By BillD
Welcome to the forum. In my opinion,...

Welcome to the forum.



In my opinion, RTA cabinets are worth a look. They are by no means a high quality product but for certain circumstances I would use them again.

You will need to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By BillD
If you decide to go with MDF use double refined...

If you decide to go with MDF use double refined MDF. You will not need to use anything on the cuts before painting.

When I used regular MDF in the past I would use two coats of a 50/50 mixture of...
Forum: File Swap 03-30-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,985
Posted By BillD
This is the estimate format I prefer to use for...

This is the estimate format I prefer to use for most jobs. It is based upon CSI divisions which I have modified over the years to include things I needed. The customer copy incorporates all of the...
Forum: Vehicles 03-02-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,174
Posted By BillD
Finally got the A.R.E. DCU series cap situated

I picked the cap up a few weeks ago but just got finished setting it up how I want it (I think).

I'm sure I'll change things as time goes by but this has been far better than the cross bed box...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 12-20-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,356
Posted By BillD
Olive Knuckle Hinges

Until about a week ago I had never installed doors using these hinges.

These were custom made to match existing hinges in a home built around the turn of the 20th century.

Each one is slightly...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By BillD
I did this job quite a few years ago. It was a...

I did this job quite a few years ago. It was a white stucco fireplace. All I did was the cherry millwork. Not sure you have the room on the sides to use anything combustible but thought it might give...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 430,984
Posted By BillD
An elderly couple, Margaret and Bert, moved to...

An elderly couple, Margaret and Bert, moved to Texas .

Bert always wanted a pair of authentic cowboy boots, so, seeing some on sale, he bought them and wore them home.

Walking proudly, he...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-30-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,713
Posted By BillD
I learned the hard way about the ethanol in fuel....

I learned the hard way about the ethanol in fuel. Had to replace the carb on my 5hp Wisconsin Robin motor on my compressor because I let it sit with fuel in it. Now I always shut the fuel off and let...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-16-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,646
Posted By BillD
We used the Nexus 21 Model L-39 lift a year or...

We used the Nexus 21 Model L-39 lift a year or two ago for a cabinet I built that went into an apartment in New York. I really liked the lift. It was easy to put together and operated smoothly.

I...
Forum: Business 03-22-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,975
Posted By BillD
Welcome to the site. I use a modified version of...

Welcome to the site. I use a modified version of the CSI codes for my estimates. You can tweak this as needed to suit your needs. The client copy is what I would give the residential client if I had...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 98,672
Posted By BillD
Use two 1/2" self drilling wafer head screws to...

Use two 1/2" self drilling wafer head screws to keep those dam rubber feet from falling off your Dewalt miter box stand.
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