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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-21-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,326
Posted By pinwheel
During a desperate time in my life, I spent 6...

During a desperate time in my life, I spent 6 months selling rainbow vacuums. Gotta hear no 7 times before you hear yes.


I found it better to start a cold call with finding something they were...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-20-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,326
Posted By pinwheel
Some of you boys wouldn't survive in rural MO....

Some of you boys wouldn't survive in rural MO. Sounds like something I'd over hear around here.

If you're going to be in cold call sales, you better grow some thick skin if ya wanna survive. That...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-20-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
There's still a lot of disorganization that needs...

There's still a lot of disorganization that needs to be addressed, but at least there's not crap pilled everywhere anymore that makes it dangerous`working conditions.

Replumbing the DC was the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
That old lift of yours is a beast. Mines about...

That old lift of yours is a beast. Mines about the same age, but not near as stout.

Glad to hear your making progress.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
Few pics from the new warehouse. Getting better,...

Few pics from the new warehouse. Getting better, but still got a bunch of stuff to get moved in there & organized.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
Few more pics from the clean shop. Also included...

Few more pics from the clean shop. Also included a couple pics of the wifes paint/finish shop. Now if I can just get her to do some organizing/cleaning in there.:laughing:

While we were tore...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
First time in almost 2 weeks, I finally got to...

First time in almost 2 weeks, I finally got to make sawdust instead of just cleaning up sawdust.:thumbsup:

This is the cleanest this shop has been in 6 months. We've added a lot of new equipment...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,300
Posted By pinwheel
So, you're saying you never done anything that...

So, you're saying you never done anything that you had to make amends for? I know I did & was sure glad when the recipient of my amends listened to my side of the story before passing judgement & was...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-19-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 2,379
Posted By pinwheel
That event was the reasoning for changing farm...

That event was the reasoning for changing farm practices. Hedge rows getting planted & breaking up the vast plains. Now farmers are again removing trees from drainage's at alarming rates here in the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,300
Posted By pinwheel
Balls in his court now. How he handles the next...

Balls in his court now. How he handles the next conversation will be very telling. But for the most part, I agree with Griz & Rselectric.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-18-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 566
Posted By pinwheel
All well & good as long as you keep the exact...

All well & good as long as you keep the exact same humidity 100% of the time. But that's not gonna happen & when the wood looses moisture, it's gonna split.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-17-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
They're coming, they're coming, once I finally...

They're coming, they're coming, once I finally get done. Hopefully finish up tomorrow.:whistling But I've been saying that for a week so who knows.:laughing:

I had to rewire & replumb dust...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By pinwheel
Seen that on the news this morning. Very funny

Seen that on the news this morning. Very funny
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Not on the drawer base, because they'll never be...

Not on the drawer base, because they'll never be seen. But we did stain/tone the cabinet openings so they didn't shine.
Forum: Carpentry 07-16-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,383
Posted By pinwheel
I feel like a hack after looking at that.

I feel like a hack after looking at that.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Less than a week. Doors took a few hours to mill...

Less than a week. Doors took a few hours to mill & glue up, then a couple hours to sand & do edgework. Drawer boxes & pulouts took half day. Most everything else was just breaking down sheet goods....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
I don't enjoy sanding floors, but I'm good at it...

I don't enjoy sanding floors, but I'm good at it & it pays well, so I continue to do it.:whistling Lots of things I don't enjoy doing in my line of work. I don't find this to be overly challenging,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Peel & stick veneer. Bought a laminate/veneer...

Peel & stick veneer. Bought a laminate/veneer slitter to size everything to width. Worked really slick.

Had to add face frame extentions before veneering face frames to hide the edge of the new...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
couple more pics

couple more pics
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Cabinet refacing project

Not a big budget project, but it had good profit margins. Think we're going to add refacing as part of our business model. Wish I'd have taken more before pics, but you get the idea how dated this...
Forum: Carpentry 07-16-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,383
Posted By pinwheel
I try to never box myself in. Different clients...

I try to never box myself in. Different clients have different tastes & different budgets. I do my best to give the best quality according to taste & budget.

That said, I probably wouldn't use...
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,383
Posted By pinwheel
Be sure to post pics so we can all tell ya how...

Be sure to post pics so we can all tell ya how fantastic it looks.:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,383
Posted By pinwheel
I do on occasion, but I cheat. I've got a walnut...

I do on occasion, but I cheat. I've got a walnut flavored floor filler that I use on those occasions:whistling.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-15-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By pinwheel
Working on rearranging the shop & moving excess...

Working on rearranging the shop & moving excess into the new warehouse. Was hoping by end of day Sunday to be ready to start making sawdust again. Wishful thinking. But I am getting a lot closer.
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,383
Posted By pinwheel
I knew I as giving instructions to a painter, so...

I knew I as giving instructions to a painter, so I was trying to keep it as easy as possible.:whistling:laughing::laughing::laughing:


It's only got to be as complicated as you want to make it. I...
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