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Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,601
Posted By mdshunk
Laces that stay tied. Comfortable sole when...

Laces that stay tied. Comfortable sole when standing on a ladder rung for hours.
Forum: Carpentry 05-09-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 393,399
Posted By mdshunk
I do that sometimes with a shim shingle. One...

I do that sometimes with a shim shingle.

One that I use nearly every day, and would not know unless someone taught me, is to draw a little "V" when marking measurements on a board instead of a...
Forum: Drywall 05-09-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,297
Posted By mdshunk
What worries me most in this post is the...

What worries me most in this post is the compromising of a rated assembly (the stair wall in a multi-tenant building) with niches. I'd like to know what detail in the UL Fire Resistance Directory...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-09-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,598
Posted By mdshunk
With many of the new formulations, it's getting...

With many of the new formulations, it's getting harder and harder to pull off even a minor color change with just one coat.

Just my observation....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-21-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,678
Posted By mdshunk
A word on email newsletters.... use something...

A word on email newsletters.... use something like Constant Contact or one of the other similar mass email delivery services or you'll get your domain blacklisted. It happened to me, and it's a...
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-13-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,079
Posted By mdshunk
Yes. I printed out all of his blogs, spread them...

Yes. I printed out all of his blogs, spread them out on the floor, and got down amd rolled around in them. I feel much better now.
Forum: Carpentry 06-13-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,666
Posted By mdshunk
You're compromising on the 3/8" grab of the...

You're compromising on the 3/8" grab of the screws because 3" is the longest auto-feed screw gun you can find? Unless you're setting up a factory to build a million feet of this wall assembly, why...
Forum: Remodeling 06-04-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,539
Posted By mdshunk
Since the electrician (me) typically gets tasked...

Since the electrician (me) typically gets tasked with appliance installation and startup, I have learned to always question any appliance that is installed smack up against a wall without wiggle...
Forum: Electrical 05-31-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,993
Posted By mdshunk
Canadian bacon is a ripoff. It's not made from...

Canadian bacon is a ripoff. It's not made from actual Canadians.
Forum: Electrical 05-18-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,849
Posted By mdshunk
Short answer... nothing catestrophic. Long...

Short answer... nothing catestrophic.

Long answer, it's not desirable....

If the first dimmer is set at 50%, the second dimmer will only have the 0% to 50% range to work with. You get the...
Forum: Electrical 05-05-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By mdshunk
Lemme guess... out of a meter stack, right? ...

Lemme guess... out of a meter stack, right?

I'd probably slap a regular qob3100 in it until I could get a VH delivered, if it is keeping someone from having power.
Forum: Electrical 05-02-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 25,547
Posted By mdshunk
No, but only because they are not UL listed and...

No, but only because they are not UL listed and no other reason.
Forum: Electrical Picture Post 04-04-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,289
Posted By mdshunk
Weird part is that they used pretty much all the...

Weird part is that they used pretty much all the right materials except for connector. Strange. 90% right in electrical work still makes the job wrong.
Forum: Remodeling 03-26-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,582
Posted By mdshunk
Let sleeping dogs lie. People rent nice carpet...

Let sleeping dogs lie. People rent nice carpet and a fresh paint job. Not filled trenches under tubs. Spend your money on the bling.
Forum: Tiling 03-23-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,412
Posted By mdshunk
If you are required to test them in the manner...

If you are required to test them in the manner you described, then it really doesn't matter what the builder says is normal, does it? It fails the test that the state requires of a termite...
Forum: Remodeling 03-22-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,211
Posted By mdshunk
All the restoration contractors around here paint...

All the restoration contractors around here paint everything with Kilz that has been sooted up or burned that will remain. Does a fine job at sealing in the stink. They spray it.

Things that...
Forum: Online Leads Services 03-15-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,427
Posted By mdshunk
If you want me to read all that, you're going to...

If you want me to read all that, you're going to have to post the address where I can send the invoice.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-15-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,288
Posted By mdshunk
http://www.aifittings.com/new_prod_2005/whnew80b.j...

http://www.aifittings.com/new_prod_2005/whnew80b.jpg

http://www.sign-lights.com/sitebuilder/images/crockers_pool_table_light1-510x275.jpg
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-15-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,288
Posted By mdshunk
How about a proper pool table light, suspended...

How about a proper pool table light, suspended from the peak in the typical manner? Use the Arlington cathedral ceiling box.

http://www.aifittings.com/new_prod_2005/whnew80c.jpg
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-09-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By mdshunk
John, anybody ever tell you that you're a little...

John, anybody ever tell you that you're a little bit weird? You jacked a thread about selling a fence into a math thread about gazebos, then make fun of people for not giving you the answer that you...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-09-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,800
Posted By mdshunk
I can only relate one system that I worked under,...

I can only relate one system that I worked under, and it was my observation that it worked; like a well-oiled machine. I'm going on old memories here, and it's been a long time since I've ever put...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By mdshunk
About 95% ...

About 95%

http://weburbanist.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/christiania-glass-house.jpg

http://sci-toys.com/gael/greenhouse_2.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By mdshunk
I have yet to see the average anything when it...

I have yet to see the average anything when it comes to a home.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,355
Posted By mdshunk
I have people ask me all the time if I know...

I have people ask me all the time if I know someone who does this or that. I'm pretty darned hesitant sometimes. Nothing like someone else's screwup to sully my reputation. I do recommend people,...
Forum: Historical Restoration 03-04-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,556
Posted By mdshunk
The regular building code might not even apply. ...

The regular building code might not even apply. You can often get the install to be under the International Existing Building Code, but the local building officials might not be familiar with it. ...
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