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Forum: Electrical 11-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,035
Posted By tenon0774
There was a finehomebuilding article about this...

There was a finehomebuilding article about this several years back and as I recall the author suggested taking the ring into a jeweler to get three break-away cuts in the ring itself to avoid a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 48,529
Posted By tenon0774
For trim work, I'm an alcohol based primer guy. ...

For trim work, I'm an alcohol based primer guy.

Levels out, dries quickly and sands smooth.

Latex or oil over this primer.

I'm with Leo on this.

The waterborne's are your best bet. Oil...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,573
Posted By tenon0774
Based on the info you have provided, if it were...

Based on the info you have provided, if it were me?

I'd seriously consider it.

Also depends on how booked through the year and into the next year, you are.

...or just have him charge...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-07-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By tenon0774
You can get a smaller Cobalt set by Irwin for...

You can get a smaller Cobalt set by Irwin for about $30.

When drilling steel, use cutting oil or WD-40.

Way easier on the bit over time.
Forum: Roofing 11-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 221,457
Posted By tenon0774
Good for subfloors. I have Never used...

Good for subfloors.

I have Never used advantech on the roof.
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,051
Posted By tenon0774
Nobody likes laying around in a pool of their own...

Nobody likes laying around in a pool of their own filth anymore.

Don't care how many lit candles you scatter around the deck.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 101,100
Posted By tenon0774
120689 Napping, I know... ...but...

120689

Napping,

I know...

...but there it is.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,827
Posted By tenon0774
Tried to have this general conversation with my...

Tried to have this general conversation with my partner last weekend.

To no avail.

Needless to say, we have parted ways and this theme keeps running through my head going forward.

Thanks Bob,
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 77,991
Posted By tenon0774
Not True! You have to read what was posted...

Not True!

You have to read what was posted earlier and be able to talk about it, without placing blame.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,809,292
Posted By tenon0774
Mike's got me carrying around a small size hand...

Mike's got me carrying around a small size hand sanitizing gel in my pocket, now. (in addition to the big pump size in the van.)

Thanks, Mike!
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 77,991
Posted By tenon0774
120682

120682
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-01-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,809,292
Posted By tenon0774
Interesting perspective. Probably why I'm...

Interesting perspective.

Probably why I'm not married as well.

The one thing I'm trying to let go of, even to this day, is that bad taste in both my parents mouth's.

Easier said than done.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 77,991
Posted By tenon0774
Good point, however; We are not talking...

Good point, however;

We are not talking about our clients.

There is a reason why clients hire us to do this work.

One client of mine once quipped, (about another contractor he hired);

"I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 823,870
Posted By tenon0774
? Not sure. We played suicide: Had...

?

Not sure.

We played suicide:

Had to do with a tennis ball and a large tall wall of the outside of the school.

I can't recall all the rules but if you didn't catch the ball or fumbled...
Forum: Business 10-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,518
Posted By tenon0774
I think I just figured it out. A 400k job...

I think I just figured it out.

A 400k job for 200k by slowing down production:

It's half (f)assed.
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,108
Posted By tenon0774
Nothing. I just don't like seeing sharkbites...

Nothing.

I just don't like seeing sharkbites on a permanent pro, fix.

IMHO.

If I gotta burn some copper to use all one system, I'll do it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,809,292
Posted By tenon0774
Man Mike, That was disturbingly graphic.

Man Mike,

That was disturbingly graphic.
Forum: Carpentry 10-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,250
Posted By tenon0774
Jump on with an established remodeling company. ...

Jump on with an established remodeling company.

The problem solving skills you will develop from that experience will be much more rewarding and one step closer to going out on your own.

X2...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,703
Posted By tenon0774
Never had an issue with the Bosch blades. ...

Never had an issue with the Bosch blades.

The Japanese style tooth cut fast but are more difficult to control, freehand. ( ...and don't hit any metal with 'em)


Fine tooth are easier to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,315
Posted By tenon0774
Gussets are gussets. Don't think I mentioned...

Gussets are gussets.

Don't think I mentioned 2x material for the gussets.

( 3/4 should be fine ) as long as you double the length of "the violation" in both directions along the joist.

(...
Forum: Remodeling 10-08-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,523
Posted By tenon0774
It's also underpriced.

It's also underpriced.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-08-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,809,292
Posted By tenon0774
...and those are the people I'd like to knock...

...and those are the people I'd like to knock "smoooooooth" out.

( in my mind )
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 10-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By tenon0774
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,339
Posted By tenon0774
The newer porter cable framers are finicky, IMHO....

The newer porter cable framers are finicky, IMHO.

I'm happy with the Paslodes.
Forum: Carpentry 09-02-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,541
Posted By tenon0774
I've used the hardwood trim nails and the...

I've used the hardwood trim nails and the splitless, by Maze.

I like them well enough.

We use the coil siding nailer for facia and siding.

I think the smallest gauge for fascia would be the...
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