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Forum: Framing 05-16-2020, 11:58 AM
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Posted By artinall
Wish you were here.

Wish you were here.
Forum: Framing 05-16-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
Absolutely, there are few. Some have gone the...

Absolutely, there are few. Some have gone the way of cost-cutting... "once it's drywalled and hidden".

Unless you go niche custom I'd say. It's a high growth area but that's no excuse.
Forum: Framing 05-15-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
What do you know? Right back up there it is! ...

What do you know? Right back up there it is!
(we'll have to get with wallmaxx)

Around here, in higher end, I've patched plenty of towel bars as well, pulled right out of the wall. Where they...
Forum: Framing 05-15-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
Wish more would actually do that, as many knob...

Wish more would actually do that, as many knob punch-through's that I've patched, it's quite a rarity.
Forum: Framing 05-15-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
I like that thinking - especially if it backs at...

I like that thinking - especially if it backs at top cabinet ledger where 2 mount studs don't always come into play.
Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
Not exactly 'fresh out of the gate' - mostly for...

Not exactly 'fresh out of the gate' - mostly for adding doors, furring walls, shimming and backing for wallboard, adapting framing (cabinets, etc) and the like. Also a lot of corrective work on...
Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
And what about for interior walls?

And what about for interior walls?
Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
You do this for hollow core doors or heavier,...

You do this for hollow core doors or heavier, solid only?
Forum: Framing 05-13-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By artinall
Standards for Wall Blocking

Haven't come across any real "standards" for placing horizontal wall blocking to give added-rigidity. Like common locations, etc.

Myself I sometimes block beside door framing, plumbing...
Forum: Framing 05-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By artinall
Toenail bottom plates together? - With the top...

Toenail bottom plates together? - With the top the spot to place wide "joining" joist block ...?
Forum: Framing 05-11-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By artinall
Joining 2 x4 and 2 x 6 Walls

Bit of an balding bird...you don't exactly see everyday. Would appreciate hearing from some of the framers here who I know would be able to treat this...it's for new wall being placed on blocked...
Forum: Framing 05-11-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By artinall
Solved. -Decided to go straight up through. Will...

Solved. -Decided to go straight up through. Will block & prop.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-29-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 362
Posted By artinall
Government work. That dictates the amount of...

Government work. That dictates the amount of hourly rates you must pay out to your employees. [you caught me at mid-edit!]

As for the details, stock answers of many residential builders and...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-29-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 362
Posted By artinall
Depends also on the type of commercial projects...

Depends also on the type of commercial projects that you're referring to. They can have their own peculiarities/leniencies.

For example, I recall doing a gov't project, which is almost at the...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By artinall
Furnace Wall - Boxing Duct & Pipes

Framing this that's to be completed for an adjoining ceiling box. But the new box part won't happen til late fall or next spring. Doing the wall only for now, I'd value some insight on the best...
Forum: HVAC 04-15-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By artinall
Would be barely above the old hole...they were...

Would be barely above the old hole...they were straight, tight. Start new strap holes?

It's already done.
Forum: HVAC 04-15-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By artinall
Nudging Metal Duct Height

Boxing in a ceiling vent, I came upon the lowest interference in the bottom level of a metal supply duct. To where it rested just below 'touching' what would be the new wallboard level.

Raised it...
Forum: Drywall 04-15-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By artinall
Ended up cutting out and replacing. Upper...

Ended up cutting out and replacing.

Upper plate of this was split open, in cavity behind drywall, that I had to double up anyway. Looks like our former carpenters didn't shoot or hammer, they...
Forum: Roofing 04-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By artinall
Sealed the adjacent edge/cuts. Which would line...

Sealed the adjacent edge/cuts. Which would line up with where the stain spot indicates, at the ceiling below (or of course it could be settling in an uneven spot)

Based on when it rains next,...
Forum: Roofing 04-02-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By artinall
Did. Almost seems "loose" - hard to tell without...

Did. Almost seems "loose" - hard to tell without peeling the edge back up. Might as well seal with roof cement anyway, two of them.

You mean tack it at the very end near the siding so it doesn't...
Forum: Roofing 04-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By artinall
...if that helps. Checked the chimney cap,...

...if that helps.

Checked the chimney cap, looks okay. Checked the J-channel up to the top of cricket, where there's a very slight gap but I don't think that's it. Been like that since the...
Forum: Roofing 04-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By artinall
should that J-channel extend to at least the...

should that J-channel extend to at least the corner?

(note that this cannot be accessed from inside the attic)
Forum: Roofing 04-01-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By artinall
Determing Chimney Corner Roof Leak

Based on inner stomp ceiling, this location measures right above the gradual wetting. Asphalt is 12 yr old.

Looking around the surface, I see no other possible area of entry or where it might be...
Forum: Framing 03-30-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By artinall
https://www.timber-online.net/holzprodukte/2020/03...

https://www.timber-online.net/holzprodukte/2020/03/coronavirus-on-wood-surfaces---is-there-a-risk-.html...
Forum: Framing 03-29-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By artinall
Coronavirus on Wood - What's Everyone Doing?

- Not easy to find an answer on this, I've searched.

Here mentions Coronavirus survives for "four days on wood and glass" although this could assume it is within a sealed surface like furniture or...
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