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Forum: Technology 03-23-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,833
Posted By wallmaxx
Chief Architect is amazing. I use it to get a...

Chief Architect is amazing.
I use it to get a pretty accurate model.
I don't know it well enough to make great layout pages.

Then I polish things with AutoCAD.
Just a personal preference.
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-06-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,282
Posted By rustyjames
There's self drilling trim screws available, too.

There's self drilling trim screws available, too.
Forum: Business 01-03-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,994
Posted By fast fred
Lots to touch on Here in colorado I think...

Lots to touch on

Here in colorado I think close to 75% of the residential construction workers are subs of a sub. 1099'd to death. No WC coverage. One of my roofers is legit with WC, their...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-09-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,523
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Buy a wood welder. All problems solved.

Buy a wood welder. All problems solved.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-09-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,523
Posted By Leo G
You did something wrong or had a faulty setup. ...

You did something wrong or had a faulty setup.

I use to use a clutch type drill to put the screws in. Now I use the Makita 10.8v impactor. Big difference. Always a tight tight joint. A little...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-09-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,523
Posted By Spencer
I would have to find a different line of work...

I would have to find a different line of work without pocket hole joinery. I could not be profitable on things like this without it.
Forum: Technology 05-23-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,055
Posted By Leo G
Apple makes a closed system product. In some...

Apple makes a closed system product. In some ways it's good because Apple will only let you use approved programs and you know they'll work. And on the other hand it sucks because development of...
Forum: Technology 05-21-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,055
Posted By Leo G
Any OS that would self install is criminal. ...

Any OS that would self install is criminal. Especially if it does it without permission while you are in the middle of something. Not everything is compatible and some systems could stop...
Forum: Business 02-23-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By Spencer
I'm 27 also. I thought I was heading the...

I'm 27 also.

I thought I was heading the same direction as you. I began to see some things that changed my mind. This is just food for thought from my experience.

The new construction builders...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-03-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,195
Posted By Lettusbee
Why would you glue a miter joint?

Ok, I have a client that we have remodeled a different part of their house every year for the past five years. A couple of years ago, that involved putting new Casing on a hallway full of existing...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,386
Posted By griz
I wore bags for years as a GC & Superintendent. ...

I wore bags for years as a GC & Superintendent.

As projects got bigger, more complicated and more than one going at once & bidding new work it became more difficult to find the time to bag up.
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,386
Posted By greg24k
This is a broad subject because I met quiet a few...

This is a broad subject because I met quiet a few Handyman who are retired GS's or Carpenters who know more then some GS's or Contractors put together.

Many Handyman I met out there are people who...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,386
Posted By griz
Robie, Nothing personal, just based on my...

Robie,

Nothing personal, just based on my experience....

It has not been good....
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,386
Posted By griz
Sorry folks, but comparing a handyman to a GC is...

Sorry folks, but comparing a handyman to a GC is like comparing a high school biology student to a Neurosurgeon....

Handymen touch up paint, fix window screens, change the washer on your garden...
Forum: Business 12-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 33,072
Posted By builditguy
A small thing, but i liked it. Sent out a...

A small thing, but i liked it.

Sent out a few invoices the other day. As I posted before, the app tells you when a customer opens the email.

Customer just called me and said they hadn't...
Forum: Business 05-12-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,341
Posted By greg24k
Another Homeowner wants to be a...

Another Homeowner wants to be a contractor...:laughing: Got to love people who put a few windows into theirs own house, think thats all there is to it.

If you want to start installing windows and...
Forum: Remodeling 03-31-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,839
Posted By Splinter
radiant floor heat, curbless shower, linear...

radiant floor heat, curbless shower, linear drains, towel warmers, multi head shower plumbing, moen or kohler digital shower controls, electronic privacy glass, wall mount faucets
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-16-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,981
Posted By griz
Being stupid in public...:thumbup: and.... ...

Being stupid in public...:thumbup:

and....

Stupid In Public A. 1. (b)...failure to maintain common sense...:laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-16-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,981
Posted By jhark123
Having those illegal blue tint high-watt...

Having those illegal blue tint high-watt aftermarket headlights. Nothing quite says "I'm a d-bag" like the willingness to blind the rest of the world so that you can have look a like HID lights.
Forum: Framing 03-26-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,643
Posted By griz
If you are going to put horses in there get rid...

If you are going to put horses in there get rid of the 4x4 uprights and use schd 40 pipe or sq tube. Horses love to eat wood in their areas of confinement.
Forum: Business 01-09-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,862
Posted By KAP
Glad to hear it went well... something to...

Glad to hear it went well... something to consider... in the numbers you provided, where is the overhead (not materials) and the company profit?

From what you told us, you have a partner,...
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 12-07-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,408
Posted By Golden view
Or even Home Designer Pro, same people as Chief,...

Or even Home Designer Pro, same people as Chief, $500.

You won't get the sketchup practice, but the Chief practice might be worth more. I get kitchen, bath, full house jobs using HD pro.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-29-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 31,304
Posted By CrpntrFrk
Reconditioned .....for that budget is the only...

Reconditioned .....for that budget is the only way to go. IMO

DeWalt...
Forum: Framing 01-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 96,363
Posted By oldfrt
When that 2" sliver in your hand is just a...

When that 2" sliver in your hand is just a toothpick for after lunch,
cause the your calluses are a 1/4" thick.

The smell of freshly cut wood seems a bigger rush than your wife's perfume.

You...
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