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Forum: Framing 07-31-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,334
Posted By jimwalter
tiki 2.0

tiki 2.0
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-15-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By jimwalter
may as well disregard the last post, it has...

may as well disregard the last post, it has already turned into a completely new design...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,192
Posted By jimwalter
... you havent been on a residential jobsite have...

... you havent been on a residential jobsite have you?
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-15-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By jimwalter
new build design - maybe in over my head

We are hoping to build an affordable house that we will live in or sell for profit in a small town. We will be relocating and seeing if we like small town living (this is the first time I'm building...
Forum: Construction 05-09-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By jimwalter
Vapor barrier on brick?

Doing a reno where the propane insert turned into a rip out and reframe...
Found (very light) mold on drywall surrounding the old wood fireplace, which is surrounded by brick. Not sure how to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,682
Posted By jimwalter
I'm happy with this one. ...

I'm happy with this one.

...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-29-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 82,845
Posted By jimwalter
Bought a label maker, I'm hiring out of family...

Bought a label maker, I'm hiring out of family help for the first time - getting the van layout stupid proof.
I gotta say, it even helps me stay organized, maybe I'm stupid too!
Forum: Framing 04-29-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By jimwalter
[/QUOTE] Whenever anyone says PL I think...

[/QUOTE]

Whenever anyone says PL I think straight to premium.

I heard of subfloor adh. on hangers.. Though I have never done it.
Forum: Construction 04-29-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,898
Posted By jimwalter
Its crazy, comparing to BC we are a decade behind...

Its crazy, comparing to BC we are a decade behind at least
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,761
Posted By jimwalter
I bought makita as an apprentice many many years...

I bought makita as an apprentice many many years ago. Still using them and the batteries.


Their recip sucks though (probably 4 year old model).
Forum: Construction 04-27-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,898
Posted By jimwalter
I recently got roped into doing a wood foundation...

I recently got roped into doing a wood foundation (I pushed hard for concrete but no go)

Does anyone have the best building method for it? Sadly in my area no one puts in perimeter drain either :|
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 904
Posted By jimwalter
Honestly I would go for it. Do the best you can...

Honestly I would go for it.
Do the best you can for the bid. Cover your ass and be sure to get everything tested to be safe.
Multiply your estimate by 3 and hire some goons :thumbup:
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By jimwalter
Sorry, shoulda stated that I'm a canadian eh :)

Sorry, shoulda stated that I'm a canadian eh :)
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By jimwalter
cool :) :thumbup: hopefully I get to install some...

cool :) :thumbup: hopefully I get to install some of these one day.

are they considered climbable?
Forum: Carpentry 01-23-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By jimwalter
Having read most of your suggested books but not...

Having read most of your suggested books but not all, are you willing to overwhelm me?

I found those books very informative.
Forum: Carpentry 12-23-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By jimwalter
I've gone with the bondo before, more of a...

I've gone with the bondo before, more of a headache than its worth do a dutchman :thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,920
Posted By jimwalter
So I think this is a troll post but in terms of...

So I think this is a troll post but in terms of the betterment what is a zip toggle?
Forum: Framing 11-19-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By jimwalter
worked perfect, just fastened a 2x4 under the...

worked perfect, just fastened a 2x4 under the other rafters overhang. Easy peasy! :thumbsup:
I feel dumb for not thinking of it!
Forum: Framing 11-19-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By jimwalter
Good idea, an angle brace would probably do it,...

Good idea, an angle brace would probably do it, putting that up might be as awkward as the fly rafter though :) I'll give it a go in a bit here
Forum: Framing 11-19-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By jimwalter
fly rafter by yourself?

Is there a way to put a fly rafter up yourself? Helper didn't show up today and I wanted to get the roof on..
It's 20' long shed roof 4/12.
I've only dropped it once so far....:clap:
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,472
Posted By jimwalter
I splurged and bought one from secret lab

I splurged and bought one from secret lab
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,472
Posted By jimwalter
Chiro, I had a severe back problem 2 years ago -...

Chiro, I had a severe back problem 2 years ago - stayed in bed 2 months - tried everything from doctors to massage therapy, the only thing that worked was chiro.
The other thing was my computer...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,474
Posted By jimwalter
whoa.

whoa.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-04-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,257
Posted By jimwalter
https://www.google.com/search?q=circular+saw+shoot...

https://www.google.com/search?q=circular+saw+shooting+board&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-ab

Its not as nice as a real track saw but I've been making shooting boards since I started!
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,513
Posted By jimwalter
Deciding whether to make the jump and start...

Deciding whether to make the jump and start hiring employees. Also building a shop before the snow flies:thumbup:
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