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Forum: Remodeling 09-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,889
Posted By jlyons
Adding A Joist To A True 2x6, Floor System

I put 2x8's in mine sistered to the original 2x6 and also used the extra height to level things out as well as stiffen things up.
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By jlyons
No, not yet anyway. They are working on it.

No, not yet anyway. They are working on it.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-23-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,048
Posted By jlyons
To all my track saw using brothers, haters are...

To all my track saw using brothers, haters are going to hate. Something I have noticed with most nice tools, those that don't have say it sucks, never tried it but it sucks. Those that use it love...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 08-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,739
Posted By jlyons
We have a black beauty, I would magic screed.

We have a black beauty, I would magic screed.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-07-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 44,326
Posted By jlyons
So I was in the store today and they had a...

So I was in the store today and they had a battery in the fuel impact, my goodness it was loud. We've noticed that the brushed Milwaukee is louder than the makitas. Are the fuel older than that? It...
Forum: Technology 08-01-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,474
Posted By jlyons
I think my favourite part of texting is that I...

I think my favourite part of texting is that I don't have to stop what I'm doing this very second to answer. I can make my cut, finish my though keep lifting that wall whatever and I don't have to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-27-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,971
Posted By jlyons
I am thinking it would be easier if to doors...

I am thinking it would be easier if to doors could swing in if you have the room, then they just close against the moulding like a door stop.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-25-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,022,439
Posted By jlyons
I used to like those black makita blades, but...

I used to like those black makita blades, but when I got my dewalt saw it had a dewalt blade with the yellow rim and it seemed to last way longer. I have used 2 now and I am sure that they last way...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-14-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,022,439
Posted By jlyons
Yeah I live down here. They are great festool...

Yeah I live down here. They are great festool dealer, I get stuff shipped for the next day usually so can't complain about that. I don't know for sure but they must deliver in the city. Just phone...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-13-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,022,439
Posted By jlyons
Youngin' I get stuff shipped to pincher creek...

Youngin'
I get stuff shipped to pincher creek from there, no charge just make sure there is a festool or two in the order.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-12-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,238
Posted By jlyons
I have the festool ts55r and recommend the makita...

I have the festool ts55r and recommend the makita now. Nothing wrong with the festool, in Canada the festool is over$800. That said I want a ts75 now.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-06-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 665,193
Posted By jlyons
I would love to see a large selection of stuff he...

I would love to see a large selection of stuff he has made to get the heats turning.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-03-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 665,193
Posted By jlyons
Try occidental stronghold suspenders, they won't...

Try occidental stronghold suspenders, they won't cut Into you.
Forum: Framing 06-25-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,522
Posted By jlyons
We just did our new shop like this. 50'x70'. I...

We just did our new shop like this. 50'x70'. I think we did it in 5 lifts. We didn't sheet till it was up. We could have gone with fewer lifts because they sent a 100ton crane but we were already...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-24-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,393
Posted By jlyons
I love sigma cutters.

I love sigma cutters.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-09-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,596
Posted By jlyons
Yes circulation is key. Moisture is also key in...

Yes circulation is key. Moisture is also key in the cold. I now wear the red wing cotton sock, just a heavy cotton sock. In the winter I will change them at lunch. The heavy cotton sock will really...
Forum: Vehicles 06-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,652
Posted By jlyons
We have a 16' dump trailer, and the length is...

We have a 16' dump trailer, and the length is nice. We use lots of 16' material and it is great to be able to just throw it in without cutting or breaking it.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,081
Posted By jlyons
I'll say it again, at least look at the dewalt...

I'll say it again, at least look at the dewalt sidewinder it has a great guard and is cheap. Around here you can find it for $100.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,081
Posted By jlyons
I have the newish dewalt side winder and am super...

I have the newish dewalt side winder and am super impressed with the guard.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-24-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,702
Posted By jlyons
That's why mine mostly hangs in the garage.

That's why mine mostly hangs in the garage.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-23-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,702
Posted By jlyons
I have a blackladder vest, it is ok but you loose...

I have a blackladder vest, it is ok but you loose what is in your upper pockets when you bend over,as mentioned. I just put my speed square in one of the pockets it fits perfect.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-10-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7,343
Views: 866,351
Posted By jlyons
We can get 6" regular deck screws at our local...

We can get 6" regular deck screws at our local hardware store, or all size GRKs at our local mill. I have found that once you go longer than about 8" they go in a lot better with a drill. Once you...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-30-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,329
Posted By jlyons
Anyone have a lead on Tenryu blades in alberta or...

Anyone have a lead on Tenryu blades in alberta or canada anyway.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-27-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,518
Posted By jlyons
If you want a real fine line you want the blue...

If you want a real fine line you want the blue tajima. I have had the red and black ones and the snap a real nice line just a little thicker. Better tha anything else I have seen.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,022,439
Posted By jlyons
Easy to grab and you can kind of rock it out if...

Easy to grab and you can kind of rock it out if it gets stuck. Or it gives you a long edge to work with. If I'm doing a staggered pattern then I will some times put the 2 legs, one on each rile...
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