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Forum: Business 03-30-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By Southbluff
Here's another story. A few years ago, near me. ...

Here's another story. A few years ago, near me.
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Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,197
Posted By Southbluff
Not much of a better pic, I am sure it's the same...

Not much of a better pic, I am sure it's the same as the other. Both are in Ottawa ILhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190103/c9ab8984dbf17acbff0ba65a210e046f.jpg

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Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,197
Posted By Southbluff
Read this whole thread yesterday, saw the Dover...

Read this whole thread yesterday, saw the Dover example and recalled 2 houses in town that have that distinctive roof. Went by today, and sure enough, looks like both are a match. I know the guy...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,981,392
Posted By Southbluff
The cheap ones I have are different from that...

The cheap ones I have are different from that one. Here is a pic of the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-08-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,981,392
Posted By Southbluff
I bought this about 6 months ago. Still have 50...

I bought this about 6 months ago. Still have 50 of them. The rim breaks when I try to pull on out from being stacked, and it seems every solvent melts the plastic. Even oil based primer deformed...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-20-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,981,392
Posted By Southbluff
I have that sander too, it has the best non-vac...

I have that sander too, it has the best non-vac dust collection I've ever seen. It's to bad the black plastic filter cover broke so easily. Now I have to use a vac or blow dust everywhere. I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-18-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By Southbluff
I have the Dewalt DCP580. It would be fine for...

I have the Dewalt DCP580. It would be fine for sizing a couple doors, but it drains batteries FAST! I bought it during a kitchen remodel to shave some existing studs, worked great for that too. ...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-05-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,352
Posted By Southbluff
Sorry, I cant say if the corn helped with odor. ...

Sorry, I cant say if the corn helped with odor. I certainly didn't hurt though. This was not a customer. it was a friend and I on his building. Neither of us had any experience blasting before. ...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-04-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,352
Posted By Southbluff
I spent a few days using crushed corn cobs to...

I spent a few days using crushed corn cobs to blast the rafters and roof planking in a building. We also tried crushed walnut shells. The corn did less damage while cleaning the surface. The wood...
Forum: Carpentry 02-18-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By Southbluff
In this circumstance, if I couldn't get the...

In this circumstance, if I couldn't get the length needed, I think I would get 12' lengths, then use a router to make a long half lap joint. The joint would be cut into the face of the board. Not...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-12-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,600
Posted By Southbluff
If you do not need the grain on the painted...

If you do not need the grain on the painted areas, I would seal the entire surface first. Then mask off the tinted area. Shoot the tinted area, remove mask, seal again, scuff sand, finish, scuff...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-04-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By Southbluff
I've got the red model. I just checked the...

I've got the red model. I just checked the manual online, it says never oil. Oops. I will stop oiling. I don't believe the oil caused the problem. It is more like a problem with the travel of...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By Southbluff
I never really thought about replacing it, I just...

I never really thought about replacing it, I just try to keep it loaded. When it breaks, I would change brands

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Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-03-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By Southbluff
I use a Senco 15ga, XP42 model. It jams every...

I use a Senco 15ga, XP42 model. It jams every single time it fires the last nail, never an exception in almost a year. I keep it well oiled, and used only senco made in USA nails for quite a while....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-18-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By Southbluff
You cannot mount the slides flush to the bottom...

You cannot mount the slides flush to the bottom edge of the drawerbox if the drawer box is close to the same height as the opening. This assumes that the other half of the slide is flush to the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-01-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Southbluff
Thanks for the pic Philiment. I've been wanting...

Thanks for the pic Philiment. I've been wanting to get my trowels and drywall knives out of buckets and in a box for a while now. Your box looks exactly like what i want.

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Forum: Carpentry 10-24-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,101
Views: 1,555,537
Posted By Southbluff
I pulled the siding up to the corner trim, and...

I pulled the siding up to the corner trim, and removed the door. I replaced rotten sheathing. The bottom peice was a real pain because the concrete steps were pretty tight to the house. Cut out the...
Forum: Carpentry 10-23-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8,101
Views: 1,555,537
Posted By Southbluff
Poor siding install, no moisture barrier, NO...

Poor siding install, no moisture barrier, NO flashing. I was just trying to install a new floor. This OSB was NOT good as...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,613
Posted By Southbluff
I loaned my laser level to a friend, and it came...

I loaned my laser level to a friend, and it came back broken. That was about a month ago, and I have only missed not it having twice.
I mostly used it while installing cabinets. Ive got a drop...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-23-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,301
Posted By Southbluff
Insides of cabinets are tough to spray if the...

Insides of cabinets are tough to spray if the back is on.

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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-23-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,301
Posted By Southbluff
I use SW fast dry vinyl sealer, then 2 coats of...

I use SW fast dry vinyl sealer, then 2 coats of the top coat. Usually SW catalyzed Lacquer thin 25%, using 1.3 tip, 15-20psi on a cheap gravity feed gun. I dont have a super clean area, but dont...
Forum: Remodeling 09-15-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,423
Posted By Southbluff
Thanks for commenting guys. I think you've...

Thanks for commenting guys. I think you've talked me into doing what's right, instead of what's easy.

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Forum: Remodeling 09-15-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,423
Posted By Southbluff
Edit: Not what should I do, what would you do? ...

Edit:
Not what should I do, what would you do?

I intend to just accept the terms and get started.

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Forum: Remodeling 09-15-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,423
Posted By Southbluff
Kitchen project payment terms

So I picked up a signed proposal and down payment for a project. 50K for the original SOW. My first proposal asked for 25k down, 10k before cabinets ordered, 10k when cabinets installed, balance...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,754
Posted By Southbluff
Today I installed the mantle above the fireplace...

Today I installed the mantle above the fireplace and wrapped up some punch list items at this house.
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