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Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By Golden view
Working in Fairbanks, Alaska where 50 degrees...

Working in Fairbanks, Alaska where 50 degrees below zero is common, I frequently had to explain that no, your pipes won't freeze because I did the heat tape right and yes, they froze on your last...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,445
Posted By 66 Shelby
IMO there's nothing wrong with being a 'Handyman'...

IMO there's nothing wrong with being a 'Handyman' or a 'Mr Fix It' as long as you present yourself as a professional, not some knucklehead wearing a ratty Led Zeppelin T-Shirt, driving a beat-up...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,637
Posted By 480sparky
I don't buy insurance because I do crappy work. ...

I don't buy insurance because I do crappy work. I buy insurance because I can't work without it.

By this, I mean I must obtain permits to do my job. To get permits, I need a license. To get a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,637
Posted By 480sparky
Noah's Ark was built by amateurs. The Titanic...

Noah's Ark was built by amateurs. The Titanic was built by professionals.
Forum: Construction 09-24-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By Tom M
Or at least assume some responisbility

Or at least assume some responisbility
Forum: Construction 09-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By cleveman
I've had good luck with sleeve anchors. I call...

I've had good luck with sleeve anchors. I call them plugs. I would use a good quality screw that won't rust away.

It's not easy to line things up. Obviously you want to drill in the joints, not...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,637
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
It is called the Pennsylvania Uniform...

It is called the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code and they are on-line for free.

Here (http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/uniform_construction_code/10524)is a link...
Forum: Remodeling 09-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,650
Posted By griz
Look here: ...

Look here:

http://www.thermatru.com/PRODUCTS/patio/french-hinged-patio-doors/index.aspx
Forum: Business 09-15-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By Calidecks
Speaks volumes about the masses, says nothing...

Speaks volumes about the masses, says nothing about Jesus.
Forum: Business 09-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,839
Posted By Calidecks
No one knows what Jesus really looked like.

No one knows what Jesus really looked like.
Forum: Carpentry 09-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By aaron_a
Pittsburgh uses irc 2009. There are a few...

Pittsburgh uses irc 2009. There are a few addendums listed on the bbi website. I think it's up to the other municipalities as to what codes the use.
Forum: Carpentry 09-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By XJCraver
http://www.iccsafe.org/content/pages/freeresources...

http://www.iccsafe.org/content/pages/freeresources.aspx
Forum: Remodeling 09-13-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By VinylHanger
That is pretty big for a single strength pane if...

That is pretty big for a single strength pane if you don't work with glass. Most likely you tapped the edge on the frame. It only takes a small chip to cause it to break. Another thing is that the...
Forum: Framing 09-10-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By wallmaxx
1950 Framing______US Navy style

Had to repost this.....it should be a framing sticky!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4rXqlmexps
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-02-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,244
Posted By Robie
The best I've ever used but not cheap... ...

The best I've ever used but not cheap...

http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=42352&cat=1,180,42240
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