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Forum: Carpentry Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Easy Gibson
Recommendations for tackling entry door hardware swap?

Old 1 3/4" entry door with classic early century mortised cartridge lockset. One of the bigger ones I've seen. It also looks like this isn't the first in the door, which is pretty chewed up....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By Easy Gibson
That was crazy. Only minor injuries, which...

That was crazy.

Only minor injuries, which means we can now make jokes. That narrator was perfect for a Queens eyewitness.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 648
Posted By Easy Gibson
A buddy of mine runs a kitchen. He had an...

A buddy of mine runs a kitchen. He had an employee that was recently hired that never showed up to work. He fired him. Then the employee actually DID show up to work to punch him in the face as he...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-10-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,417
Posted By Easy Gibson
Alcohol keeps you up? Man, that sucks. Or...

Alcohol keeps you up? Man, that sucks.

Or maybe not?

Glass of wine with dinner and I'm hard pressed to make it to halftime on MNF.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-10-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,417
Posted By Easy Gibson
I was thinking of you all when I got up in the...

I was thinking of you all when I got up in the 5's today. Had to get the early jump on the day or I knew I was finished.
Empty roads, empty stores, and empty mind is great. Back to the 7am slog...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-09-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 597
Posted By Easy Gibson
Cricket, so sorry to hear about your dual losses....

Cricket, so sorry to hear about your dual losses. I hope you can find a way to give them both space in your head during the next week, which is sure to be a busy one for you.

Best of luck.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-09-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Easy Gibson
I gotta believe there's more than just government...

I gotta believe there's more than just government regulation keeping me from this.
This is some kind of ingrained cultural idiocy.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-08-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By Easy Gibson
Plus their sock selection has really nose dived...

Plus their sock selection has really nose dived in the last few years. They group everything by brand instead of by item. Nike socks with the Nike stuff, etc. Just put all the damn socks together...
Forum: Carpentry 12-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 543
Posted By Easy Gibson
Man, if I were within an hour's drive of Jaws I'd...

Man, if I were within an hour's drive of Jaws I'd almost certainly be trying to find room for myself in his company.

OP, poke around this website for a while and you'll notice who's worth...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,417
Posted By Easy Gibson
I would kill a man to have a morning routine. ...

I would kill a man to have a morning routine.

Usually it's me yelling at myself and everyone around me to get their **** in order and get us all out the door.
This morning I had to bring both...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-06-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 644
Posted By Easy Gibson
Always amazing when nobody gets hurt from...

Always amazing when nobody gets hurt from something like this, but then you'll hear about a guy slipping on a sidewalk and dying.

So yeah, when we getting breakfast? I just drove past Summit...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Easy Gibson
Rogan is alright, but like Jaws said, some of his...

Rogan is alright, but like Jaws said, some of his guests just aren't entertaining and you can tell they're pulling their answers out of their ass on the spot.

Construction Industry Burnout is...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-05-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 644
Posted By Easy Gibson
I read all of that in Hank Hill's voice.

I read all of that in Hank Hill's voice.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-05-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 644
Posted By Easy Gibson
Seems like that's what you want. At least enough...

Seems like that's what you want. At least enough to blow up any traces of a candle ever having existed.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-05-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 644
Posted By Easy Gibson
Let's get down to minutia. Do you put the...

Let's get down to minutia.

Do you put the lit candle in an upstairs bedroom, then go down to the kitchen and open the stove pipe, then leave? You want the house to fill up a decent amount first,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-05-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 465
Posted By Easy Gibson
My folks retired last year and went on tour -...

My folks retired last year and went on tour - first US, then global - seeing everyone they know across the globe. Seems like they're enjoying themselves.

If you're the type to move before...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-04-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By Easy Gibson
Replace entire ceiling. Install crown. Perfect...

Replace entire ceiling. Install crown. Perfect "match." :thumbsup: Where's the dollar sign emoji?
Forum: Carpentry 12-04-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 1,394,888
Posted By Easy Gibson
It looks like a bomb.

It looks like a bomb.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-04-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 644
Posted By Easy Gibson
An inventive solution to a house languishing on...

An inventive solution to a house languishing on the market facing an impending housing slump though.

Imagine actually going through with something like that? The adrenaline would make your head...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-03-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,212
Posted By Easy Gibson
He's a prickly guy. Definitely don't tell...

He's a prickly guy.

Definitely don't tell him that we've also been making hacked roller pans out of the leftover paint or cutting up or old shirts to use as rags.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-03-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,212
Posted By Easy Gibson
Just rolled another Frankwhite ceiling in my...

Just rolled another Frankwhite ceiling in my place with leftovers. A little Simply White, a little Ceiling White, and away we go. Looks marvelous. Cost nothing. Bella.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By Easy Gibson
Long story short. Assassination attempt with...

Long story short.

Assassination attempt with multiple conspirators aiming to kill Franz Ferdinand along a parade route. Princip is one of the conspirators. Bomb goes off, DOESN'T kill Ferdinand....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By Easy Gibson
I listened to Blueprint two weeks ago at work....

I listened to Blueprint two weeks ago at work. Absolutely incredible. There were so many nuances I had no idea about, starting with Princip getting a mulligan on the assassination attempt!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By Easy Gibson
I really can't begin to describe how fascinating...

I really can't begin to describe how fascinating this is to me.

It's as though somebody found footage of Ancient Rome, to me. The WWI vets were still alive when I was old enough to understand...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By Easy Gibson
They Shall Not Grow Old - Peter Jackson's WWI Doc

I have no idea how he's doing this, but this is remarkable.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrabKK9Bhds
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