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Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-19-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
I was given straight nosing stock so on the short...

I was given straight nosing stock so on the short radius I kept the nosing straight but on the three outside radii I had to rip the nosing so I could wrap around the radius. It was almost 18" long...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-19-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
That is a temporary block to help hold the...

That is a temporary block to help hold the flexible molding tight to the other piece. I assure you it has been removed.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-14-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
The rail came out in 8 pre ripped strips. lots...

The rail came out in 8 pre ripped strips. lots of sanding......
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-13-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/267...

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Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-13-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/2623...

https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26230948_10212932313280720_1994300169089325234_n.jpg?oh=8a9a0df2bb0aff11681b495fb5e146b9&oe=5AF4A054
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-13-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By forsmant
My first ever attempt at curved stairs

Here are some pictures of my first ever attempt at curved stairs. I was the lead framer and layout man for this house. I built the stairs and ran layout throughout the house. I set the windows,...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-26-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By forsmant
The layout is centered. It is one full section...

The layout is centered. It is one full section centered on the deck and two sections of equal size on the sides giving me the largest spacing possible in order to fit the caps over the rails.
Forum: Framing 09-25-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,284
Posted By forsmant
Looks like a simple roof to me. Load paths for...

Looks like a simple roof to me. Load paths for bracing are important in determining the size of rafter to use but i bet this house has a "backbone" wall for the ceiling joists and a beam under that...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-25-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By forsmant
A couple decks this summer

A couple decks I did this summer.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-14-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,704
Posted By forsmant
Doesn't that mean it took more than two days to...

Doesn't that mean it took more than two days to do the work?
Forum: Carpentry 04-12-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,112
Posted By forsmant
When you pre-assemble all the casing how do you...

When you pre-assemble all the casing how do you handle variances in the drywall? Often the drywall is either proud or recessed from the jamb causing the casing to tip one way or the other. That can...
Forum: Framing 02-06-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By forsmant
more pics

that roof line was tricky.
Forum: Framing 02-04-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By forsmant
some more

some more
Forum: Framing 02-02-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By forsmant
This is Nebraska man, not too many places with...

This is Nebraska man, not too many places with trees on the prairie.
Forum: Framing 02-02-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By forsmant
My second house as the Lead carpenter

I work for a general contractor and we frame and finish 1-5 houses a year on average as well as many remodels from little bathrooms to whole house remodels and additions. I have worked with this...
Forum: Insulation 02-20-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,480
Posted By forsmant
Tyvek has a 58 perm rating and 6 mil poly has a...

Tyvek has a 58 perm rating and 6 mil poly has a .06 perm rating. In order to have a vapor barrier the perm rating needs to be below 1.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-03-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,860
Posted By forsmant
I set and case a prehung door in about 15...

I set and case a prehung door in about 15 minutes. Then another hour to do it right.
Forum: Remodeling 02-01-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By forsmant
Today we started to tear into that porch roof...

Today we started to tear into that porch roof with the icicles. Its a 4/12 shed roof that overhangs the house by about 8 feet. The rafters are 2x8 and the soffit material was cedar and some type of...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 32,698
Posted By forsmant
We are using I Joists so notching is not an...

We are using I Joists so notching is not an option. Thank you for the replies. I have found this site very helpful and it has increased my standards of building and pride in my work. Thank you all.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-30-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,662
Posted By forsmant
Tiger Claw works great when used with timber...

Tiger Claw works great when used with timber tech's grooved boards. We also have the specialty gun. I think the gun made installation at least 1.5 times faster.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-17-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 72,443
Posted By forsmant
You need to put in actual batteries, like double...

You need to put in actual batteries, like double a's in order for the memory of the radio to work.......
Forum: Framing 11-10-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 57,165
Posted By forsmant
I am really interested in seeing your progress. I...

I am really interested in seeing your progress. I have wanted to frame a building with curved rafters for quite some time now. I will live vicariously.
Forum: Framing 11-05-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,276
Posted By forsmant
Why aren't the walls square?

Why aren't the walls square?
Forum: Framing 04-26-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,954
Posted By forsmant
I get annoyed when I call for a board length like...

I get annoyed when I call for a board length like 42" and the cutman measures ever short peice of scrap from 26" to 35" before he cuts a board for me.

I also believe that after a certain amount...
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