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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By BKFranks
Wouldn't you want to have the food you buy for...

Wouldn't you want to have the food you buy for your kids to at minimum be labeled so you can make the choice yourself, or would you rather continue with Congress and state legislatures being bought...
Forum: Business 04-12-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By BKFranks
This is out of state, commercial, usually around...

This is out of state, commercial, usually around a week or two at a time. Right now they get their normal pay, meals are covered, and hotel is paid for. They drive their own vehicles, but try to fit...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-04-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,085
Posted By BKFranks
I'll never buy another oil free compressor again....

I'll never buy another oil free compressor again. Last one I had the cylinder went bad. Cost more to repair than to buy a new one. My oil compressors have lasted far longer without incident.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-15-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,184
Posted By BKFranks
Oh great, you just gave all the guys who've spent...

Oh great, you just gave all the guys who've spent millions on containers free rein to post pictures and brag endlessly about it. Let the circle jerk begin...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-09-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 155,834
Posted By BKFranks
I don't care what everyone else says about...

I don't care what everyone else says about you....you're alright.

(When asked how to do something) I show them how and tell them "That's how the pros would do it."

Even a blind squirrel...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,156
Posted By BKFranks
You'd be a better judge of the guy since you've...

You'd be a better judge of the guy since you've seen him in person. Just cause he's been in a union doesn't mean a whole lot to me. There are some good guys that are union, but most are worthless....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-03-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,316
Posted By BKFranks
I build a lot of Starbucks stores and from...

I build a lot of Starbucks stores and from watching the customers, I'd say 90% are women.

The only time I drink their coffee is when they give it to me for free. Most of the time I just have some...
Forum: Health & Safety 10-25-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,831
Posted By BKFranks
Wow. Hearing all these stories about rotator cuff...

Wow. Hearing all these stories about rotator cuff makes me glad I never had the surgery. I originally woke up one morning and couldn't even lift my arm. I did physical therapy 3 times a week for 6...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-25-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 2,824,140
Posted By BKFranks
http://i44.tinypic.com/33x93s2.jpg Here's...

http://i44.tinypic.com/33x93s2.jpg

Here's what it looks like inside:
http://woodgears.ca/workshop/workshop_pano.jpg
Forum: Contractor Licensing 10-28-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By BKFranks
Sting nabs 110 unlicensed contractors

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_16460410
"State inspectors fanned out across nine cities and cited more than 110 suspected unlicensed construction contractors..."
"Unlicensed contractors who bid...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-11-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,681
Posted By BKFranks
I would find out the max the customer is willing...

I would find out the max the customer is willing to pay and charge that amount... as long as it covers your costs and you're making money.
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,085
Posted By BKFranks
Loud ranchera or tejano music. Sounds like...

Loud ranchera or tejano music. Sounds like mexican polka.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-06-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 208,887
Posted By BKFranks
I think it's almost like word of mouth. You can...

I think it's almost like word of mouth. You can add your friends, neighbors, family members, etc and usually their friends and family will the see the posts as well, depending on the security...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-28-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,107
Posted By BKFranks
Good to see. I haven't done that in many years.

Good to see. I haven't done that in many years.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-19-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,902
Posted By BKFranks
I've been in Hafele in Los Angeles and their...

I've been in Hafele in Los Angeles and their stuff is pretty high quality. They've got a pretty good display of stuff to look at. I haven't used the pocket door set up, but I've ordered quite a bit...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-08-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,471
Posted By BKFranks
I've used the level you're talking about. Great...

I've used the level you're talking about. Great level as long as you don't drop it.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/319CGA211HL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-22-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,957
Posted By BKFranks
Acetone - Does a good job removing pitch (and...

Acetone - Does a good job removing pitch (and paint). Potential fume issues and not clear what effect a long soaking would have on non-stick coatings.
Baking soda - Mix with water and...
Forum: Technology 04-18-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,675
Posted By BKFranks
Get Quickbooks. You can get the 2010 Simple Start...

Get Quickbooks. You can get the 2010 Simple Start free edition. You can then always upgrade if you like it and want more features. If you just want to invoice people it works great for that.
...
Forum: Carpentry 04-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,251
Posted By BKFranks
Did you maintain a 1/8" spacing between panels?...

Did you maintain a 1/8" spacing between panels? All the OSB manufacturers I looked at call for it.
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,845
Posted By BKFranks
Boy, do I agree with that. One lumber yard I...

Boy, do I agree with that. One lumber yard I frequent, this fits them exactly. If I need them to get some lumber with the forklift, I have to hound these guys to get their ass over there an pull what...
Forum: Framing 04-14-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,183
Posted By BKFranks
Snap a line and cut.

Snap a line and cut.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-08-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,589
Posted By BKFranks
So what is the question? Maybe you need to tell...

So what is the question? Maybe you need to tell the GC how you are going to do it and that's the proper way it's done. Anything other than that will cost more. People don't know everything. Maybe he...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-21-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By BKFranks
"Giggity!"

"Giggity!"
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-19-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,709
Posted By BKFranks
I've used the Dewalt, Ryobi, and Ridgid fold up...

I've used the Dewalt, Ryobi, and Ridgid fold up type of saws and I think If I was going to get a new one I would get something like the Rousseau and a drop in type of saw. Something that the saw...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By BKFranks
For everyone out there interested in getting...

For everyone out there interested in getting started with Quickbooks, they have a free version you can download from their website. It's limited, but you can add customers/vendors, invoice, receive...
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