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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 855
Posted By Warren
My girls both loved Matilda. We watched it many...

My girls both loved Matilda. We watched it many times over the years. Try explaining that movie to people who have never seen it, and they will think you are nuts.
Forum: Framing 01-13-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,161
Posted By Warren
We always rip out a strip of shingles where the...

We always rip out a strip of shingles where the valley will be. We then slide in a strip of ice guard or synthetic paper to keep the water out. Framing over like shown here totally screws the roofer,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-09-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,203
Posted By Warren
Not sure what Inner would do, but I recently...

Not sure what Inner would do, but I recently finished my shop and we installed the 8' LED fixtures. Amazing how much light they put out, and never a bulb to change.

I think Inner will probably...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-05-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By Warren
Based on my prior experience, I would say a 2 ply...

Based on my prior experience, I would say a 2 ply 16 or 18" would pretty much do it. We are currently doing a porch that has 3 transfer beams in the field. Total ridge span will be about 45'. Folks...
Forum: Drywall 01-05-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Warren
So, are you gluing these pieces to the backside...

So, are you gluing these pieces to the backside of the neighbors drywall?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-05-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By Warren
Transfer beams made from lvl at each end to...

Transfer beams made from lvl at each end to support the ridge beam.
Forum: Business 01-04-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Warren
Not sure why it matters in your case. Wont change...

Not sure why it matters in your case. Wont change your taxes owed, unless you weren't planning on reporting the deck income.
Forum: Contractor Swap 12-25-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,010
Posted By Warren
Unless the drug test comes out positive, it would...

Unless the drug test comes out positive, it would all still be covered. Now if it was done intentionally, I bet there would be a whole lot of problems collecting.

On the other hand, in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,128
Posted By Warren
Loved prepping the gable trusses with that on a...

Loved prepping the gable trusses with that on a Friday, then setting them Monday after it rained all weekend.

I also remember, no Tyvek and window tape. Seems like we find more leaks now on...
Forum: Framing 12-23-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Warren
If your not doing a cased opening there, I would...

If your not doing a cased opening there, I would go down just enough to capture the crown. A cased opening might look more finished there however.
Forum: Contractor Swap 12-23-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,010
Posted By Warren
Yep, I do draw a paycheck. My number one reason...

Yep, I do draw a paycheck. My number one reason for being an employee is for WC coverage. I would feel pretty stupid paying for coverage for other employees, only to end up getting hurt myself and...
Forum: Contractor Swap 12-22-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,010
Posted By Warren
I did have employees, but as long as you treat...

I did have employees, but as long as you treat yourself as an employee, you are also subject to OSHA regs.

The biggest surprise for me was finding that OSHA fines are not tax deductible. That...
Forum: Contractor Swap 12-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,010
Posted By Warren
Not always true. As an owner/employee, I am also...

Not always true. As an owner/employee, I am also subject to OSHA regulations. I am $7000 poorer thanks to them this year.
Forum: Contractor Swap 12-22-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,010
Posted By Warren
Until OSHA shows up.

Until OSHA shows up.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-19-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Warren
Loved those Lifesaver books. My wife and I were...

Loved those Lifesaver books. My wife and I were talking about them a few days ago while Christmas shopping. They are still available.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,209
Views: 785,670
Posted By Warren
Despite the lack of power, I have been satisfied...

Despite the lack of power, I have been satisfied with mine thus far. We do a lot of pvc and Boral trims. Being able to take it to the pile, with no cord, is what really matters. We routinely have it...
Forum: Business 12-16-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,059
Posted By Warren
Most will pay 100%. If your working with a new...

Most will pay 100%. If your working with a new sub, or you have doubts about the work performed, maybe you hold back 10%. I have had that held back once or twice in 20 years, but with my regulars...
Forum: Framing 12-16-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Warren
Heck, if the beam was a little larger, you could...

Heck, if the beam was a little larger, you could probably carry that with just corner posts.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-07-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Warren
I have had mine for about a year. Started off...

I have had mine for about a year. Started off pretty well, but now is so finicky that I rarely use it. Seems like you constantly have to push up on the slide thingy to get the nails to advance.
Forum: Carpentry 12-06-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 838
Posted By Warren
Kyle: I agree with the others here. At...

Kyle:

I agree with the others here. At 22, there is a lot that you don't know. I would also encourage you to get hired in with a reputable firm, one that would make you a "real" employee, and...
Forum: Remodeling 12-02-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,497
Posted By Warren
Points sent. 11807

Points sent. 11807
Forum: Business 12-01-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,473
Posted By Warren
Touche! Phases generally make the total...

Touche!

Phases generally make the total project cost more, not less.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-27-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 3,177
Posted By Warren
My daughter got me a kit last Christmas. I did...

My daughter got me a kit last Christmas. I did not know much of anything on my birth father side. We got some very interesting results that answered some questions. Even had a few cousins I knew...
Forum: Carpentry 11-25-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,296
Views: 1,409,680
Posted By Warren
I still have a couple of 32 footers, but they...

I still have a couple of 32 footers, but they rarely see any action. I have never, nor will ever own a ladder longer than 32.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,876,540
Posted By Warren
Got it today from CPO tools. $494 with two...

Got it today from CPO tools. $494 with two batteries.
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