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Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,288
Posted By Gus Dering
Good to see you are doing so well. Building...

Good to see you are doing so well.

Building a beautiful home for yourself is the most rewarding thing a tradesman can do.

Great to see you are doing just that. :thumbup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-21-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,429
Posted By Gus Dering
Thank you for all the kind responses. A...

Thank you for all the kind responses.

A little info;

I am turning 58 next month and we were planning to retire when we turned 62. But the building our shop was in went up for sale and we...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-06-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,429
Posted By Gus Dering
I have retired

I haven't been around these parts in some time and I thought an update was in order.

My wife and I decided to retire during the Memorial Day weekend. Nine weeks later we had sold our home and...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 11-06-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,420
Posted By Gus Dering
Not bad for a rookie

Not bad for a rookie
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By Gus Dering
I have been there and done that. I moved a SUV...

I have been there and done that.
I moved a SUV with chain tied to its trailer hitch with a bobcat. We were demoing a bunch of slab in a restaurant remodel late at night. There was a bar in the same...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By Gus Dering
A picture would be awesome.

A picture would be awesome.
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 04-12-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,000
Posted By Gus Dering
Geez, I turn my back and Leo turns into the Euro...

Geez, I turn my back and Leo turns into the Euro King.

Did your HO contractor lay out that can light in the corner? I am always amazed what they are willing to live with when the bill to revise...
Forum: Carpentry 03-24-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,813
Posted By Gus Dering
You seem like a guy that cares about the quality...

You seem like a guy that cares about the quality of your work. That is something that is pretty hard to teach, if not impossible. Yet it is the one prerequisite to being good at the finish work. So...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-18-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,683
Posted By Gus Dering
Sounds like you might be able to build in three...

Sounds like you might be able to build in three boxes. Two on the sides and one over the top.

Fixed shelves at the top of the door isn't going to take away from the design or function.

A...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-17-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,683
Posted By Gus Dering
Is there finished ends or is it wall to wall? ...

Is there finished ends or is it wall to wall?

Is it bookcases the entire height?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-14-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By Gus Dering
If you have a jointer, thickness planer and a...

If you have a jointer, thickness planer and a cabinet saw you would do best to rabbet the parts first then cut the shoulders on the top and bottom rails.

Milling the blanks to consistent...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-26-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gus Dering
I'm sure you could do it without the interior...

I'm sure you could do it without the interior partitions just by mocking it up with a scrap door. But with the partitions your literature for connection points is more accurate and you have the built...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-25-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gus Dering
The HK-S is for cabinets that don't have the...

The HK-S is for cabinets that don't have the depth needed for the HK. It's just a stubby version of the HK.

I think the easiest way to deal with the flush inset cabinet style for these is to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-22-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gus Dering
Both great points. The two ten horse pumps we...

Both great points.
The two ten horse pumps we have are outside. We initially did it for space and to put the noise outside. But we quickly learned that we would have cooked our goose by having them...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-21-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,840
Posted By Gus Dering
Faceframe And Carcass Joinery On Large Built In Units?

Yeah, I guess you could say they are four separate sections. Except I would only use two tops.

The two that ship together just need a little glue and clamp them together before you clamp the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-21-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,840
Posted By Gus Dering
Faceframe And Carcass Joinery On Large Built In Units?

That's the idea.

I would put two verticals behind those three center stiles.

This would make assembly easy because you can fasten through the back of each partition into the fixed shelves.
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-21-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gus Dering
Good idea. There are those shop owners that...

Good idea.
There are those shop owners that are set in their ways and those that are open to new ways. Don't spend much energy on those that are happy doing things the old way.

Processing the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-21-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gus Dering
I cut parts for several guys on a regular basis....

I cut parts for several guys on a regular basis. It's a good way to increase your revenue stream but it is not without its headaches either.

Obviously you machine choice is important. As you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-21-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,840
Posted By Gus Dering
I would do that in four pre assembled units. The...

I would do that in four pre assembled units. The base, wood top and two separate uppers.

The base unit would ship with a loose stile. Scribe the attached stile to fit and center the unit then...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,489
Posted By Gus Dering
Best of luck. It may be worth telling the...

Best of luck.
It may be worth telling the husband that the next step involves lawyers and mechanic's liens.

If there is a thread of reason in the man, some form of workable compromise may come...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,489
Posted By Gus Dering
Sounds like the husband is your avenue to reason....

Sounds like the husband is your avenue to reason.

If you feel that is completely exhausted as well, seek legal council before spending anymore resources on this project.

Once you see you are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,792
Posted By Gus Dering
From what I understand, the stringers are in the...

From what I understand, the stringers are in the room and no way to get another one in if you botch one.

I'm not sure if one side or both of the staircase is open to the room but I would assume...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-31-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By Gus Dering
Check out the Accuride Pro Pocket slides. See if...

Check out the Accuride Pro Pocket slides. See if you can make them work.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-27-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By Gus Dering
The Hawa slides are good. If you end up...

The Hawa slides are good.

If you end up using them you would be best advised to double your estimated time to install them.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-24-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,279
Posted By Gus Dering
I can appreciate your situation. You are there...

I can appreciate your situation. You are there and you get it done and make the builder look good and the owner happy. It's all good.

My points were intended to get you thinking in a different...
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