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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 628
Posted By Caleb1989
We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara. ...

We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara.
I am living in a travel trailer on the jobsite, and had to run outside to check on the house! Itís an old two story we just finished stripping down to...
Forum: Business 05-17-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,122
Posted By Caleb1989
Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than...

Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than taking time out of your day to meet some dude.

Be prepared for the possibility of you owing money after the audit.

Itís the year end round-up...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By Caleb1989
Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months...

Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months in the summer about 10 years ago. Worked a ďslime lineĒ butchering salmon. Then did some concrete and framing.

It really is the final frontier on...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,396
Posted By Caleb1989
Once you start pre-assembling you will never go...

Once you start pre-assembling you will never go back!

First cut stock to rough lengths, then cut all lefts, swing saw over, and cut all rights.

Use good glue, and right sized clamps. Wait for...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By Caleb1989
Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot...

Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot of trades going forward.
Which sub always stacks studs/joists/truss all the way up?
Do they put a 5 degree pitch on window sills?
A dab of PL in...
Forum: Business 04-04-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By Caleb1989
Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still...

Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still get paid... [emoji1]



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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,298
Posted By Caleb1989
I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6í6Ē. ...

I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6í6Ē.
One Bosch rotary laser for concrete work, 2 smaller Bosch lasers for interior use, one has a the plumbing points.

Would love to try out green! Iím...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-02-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,324
Posted By Caleb1989
Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You...

Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You have to wait for hot water, and water flow is restricted. Plus you canít really sit on it very well.

Electric bidet seats on the other hand, are...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,324
Posted By Caleb1989
Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the...

Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the go-to brand. Japan knows whatís up.

Yes they dry you off, too. No embroidered linens required.

Nice ones can switch from Male to Female using a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By Caleb1989
If the plumbing is cast iron youíre okay for the...

If the plumbing is cast iron youíre okay for the party 🤪


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Forum: Carpentry 12-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,433
Posted By Caleb1989
Very interesting blue and red decorations in the...

Very interesting blue and red decorations in the bathroom. Thatís a nice touch [emoji16]


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Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-16-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By Caleb1989
Donít forget a helper to hold the other end, and...

Donít forget a helper to hold the other end, and to mask with butcher paper before paint.

With crown, like anything, itís all about your system. With a good system, you can cut your time WAY down....
Forum: Carpentry 12-07-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,427
Posted By Caleb1989
You canít focus on the business aspect if you are...

You canít focus on the business aspect if you are still learning the hands-on aspect.

Work for a great contractor and become well rounded in the trades.

Then read the book, ďRunning a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,079,219
Posted By Caleb1989
The blue trim paint was color matched to the...

The blue trim paint was color matched to the house.
The gutter guy got the color exactly the same, unbelievable.


-Caleb

John 3:16[emoji120][emoji119][emoji91]
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,079,219
Posted By Caleb1989
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https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181130/8c5aa6524f2aa3fe00277cd9e499d166.jpg

Just got this garage finaled off. My helper and I did everything but the gutters and garage doors.


-Caleb
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Forum: Masonry 11-11-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,013
Posted By Caleb1989
Think big picture! Get a house mover to lift the...

Think big picture! Get a house mover to lift the whole house up, then pour a brand new foundation under the whole kit and kaboodle.


-Caleb

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Forum: Framing 10-14-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By Caleb1989
So all the rafters are already in place? You will...

So all the rafters are already in place? You will probably spent more time scratching your head than installing sheets. Just measure up the roof 4í then measure across to get long point. No big deal....
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,089
Posted By Caleb1989
If you donít want to set up for employees, just...

If you donít want to set up for employees, just hire a day laborer. The labor company carries insurance on the worker for you. That is one way you could pay someone through a 1099 and be covered....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-02-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By Caleb1989
Good ideas, replace with 6x6 and good hardware,...

Good ideas, replace with 6x6 and good hardware, knee braces.

You could also nail 2x12 treated K braces on underside. That oughta do it.


-Caleb

John 3:16[emoji120][emoji119][emoji91]
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
Posted By Caleb1989
Beer and power tools donít usually mix well :) ...

Beer and power tools donít usually mix well :)

My uncle used to drink all day at work remodeling kitchens and bathrooms. Coffee from 5am- 9, beer from 9- get home, then wine till pass out. He...
Forum: Carpentry 09-29-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,155
Posted By Caleb1989
If itís real wood base and you just have a few...

If itís real wood base and you just have a few cuts and a really good dust extraction, I think you are good to cut inside and vacuum up after. The house probably needs to be cleaned after...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-27-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By Caleb1989
Friend of mine rented an excavator to dig his...

Friend of mine rented an excavator to dig his foundation hole on a hillside.

He got in a sticky spot, jumped out, and got to watch it roll down the hill and burst into flames at the bottom.

My...
Forum: Carpentry 09-27-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Caleb1989
Make sure to space it for expansion inside the...

Make sure to space it for expansion inside the couplings and trims.

I have always applied adhesive to the panel with a notch trowel, leaving it back from the edge about an inch so you donít get...
Forum: Construction 08-01-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,021
Posted By Caleb1989
Growing up in Western Washington, we would frame...

Growing up in Western Washington, we would frame in the rain and sometimes snow all winter long. I can remember my nail pouches being full of water to the brim.

Here in CA, all work stops at the...
Forum: Contractor Swap 07-30-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By Caleb1989
This site helped me pass the law and trade for...

This site helped me pass the law and trade for General B on the first try.

Hereís the landscaping page.

https://stsonline.cslscorp.com/order1.cfm?trade=20


-Caleb

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