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Forum: Carpentry 08-19-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8,026
Views: 1,546,246
Posted By mmike032
this is what was waiting on me when going back to...

this is what was waiting on me when going back to lock out a house.
new house , in the 250K range...which is a nice house in my neck of the woods.
this was after I scraped grout that was caked up...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-12-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 35,227
Posted By mmike032
Lumber yard delivers for free since I have a...

Lumber yard delivers for free since I have a credit acct with them.
Otherwise I put lumber on ladder racks on side of trailer ( if I need something in a hurry)
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-30-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,555
Posted By mmike032
same here. measure wall to wall make a list of...

same here. measure wall to wall
make a list of all rooms after they've been measured
mark #1 and measurement on 1st piece
#2 is next piece clockwise around the room... #3, #4 and so on
Forum: Carpentry 07-22-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 38,540
Posted By mmike032
thats what I've been banking on:thumbup: that...

thats what I've been banking on:thumbup:
that and the majority of my generation being sorry asses waiting on a hand out... or going to college for 4 yrs and come out making $10 an hr if they're...
Forum: Carpentry 07-22-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,039
Posted By mmike032
bay window would be the term used here

bay window would be the term used here
Forum: Health & Safety 07-22-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By mmike032
:thumbsup: I've inherited a bad back along with...

:thumbsup:
I've inherited a bad back along with the stress of yrs twisting, turning, lifting, etc... that have turned my 34 yr old back into what seems like a 60+ yr old back.

my dad who goes to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,526
Posted By mmike032
nice work how much of a PITA was all the...

nice work
how much of a PITA was all the scribing?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-15-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,926
Posted By mmike032
same here. maybe 20 minutes to measure, cut and...

same here. maybe 20 minutes to measure, cut and install.
caulking and filling holes is the painters job.
spend more time getting tools out and putting them up.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-28-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,419
Posted By mmike032
about .5 an acre with an all natural dust...

about .5 an acre with an all natural dust collection system...
depending where I set up in front yard
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-26-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,616
Posted By mmike032
I cope, there for I am !!! I also cope...

I cope, there for I am !!!
I also cope exclusively with a Bosch barrel handle jig saw.
Add about 1/8" on long runs and spring it in for tight fit.

Have mitered for large profiles and its a PITA...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-24-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By mmike032
I just look through my trailer for different...

I just look through my trailer for different sized cylinder shapes and draw something out b/t freehanding and tracing whatever I find that looks alright.
maybe I need a more scientific approach???...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-24-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,415
Posted By mmike032
stairs: I learned a valuable lesson Friday:( ...

stairs:
I learned a valuable lesson Friday:(
better to take twice as long and do ALL important aspects of job yourself.
Leave the brainless work for the extra hand.
not a good feeling when you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-24-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,295
Posted By mmike032
in around 13 yrs of doing trim work I have only...

in around 13 yrs of doing trim work I have only done 1 house w/out prehung doors and it was in FL. pre hungs are the law of the land here. Anything that saves the GC money is what we deal with 90%...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-16-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,263
Posted By mmike032
How many man hours you have in it? if ya dont...

How many man hours you have in it?
if ya dont mind telling...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-16-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,878
Posted By mmike032
I use the "best" on high end homes and "better"...

I use the "best" on high end homes and "better" on track homes...
most crews here just make an ugly notch wherever needed.
GCs DO notice the extra detail put in...
so just a little more time spent...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-16-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 32,422
Posted By mmike032
same here, sometimes go with 3/4" longer... ...

same here, sometimes go with 3/4" longer...
depends what I feel like doing that day.
aprons are always returned same length as casing though
as long as all are same it makes no difference IMO
Forum: Carpentry 05-06-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,972
Posted By mmike032
tried it in my area but wasnt worth it. when...

tried it in my area but wasnt worth it.
when they can go to box stores and buy something similar for 1/2 the price I need to make it worth while...
said to hell with it...

did sell a childrens...
Forum: Carpentry 05-06-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,762
Posted By mmike032
working in South GA we deal with some extreme...

working in South GA we deal with some extreme heat also
heat indexes get into the 110+ range starting about June
it used to not bother me...now every summer it gets worse on me.

always been...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-06-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,284
Posted By mmike032
not a fan either always seems to be an issue...

not a fan either
always seems to be an issue with the framing.
and the occasional dbl pocket doors are always fubared when framed.

as far as helpers nailing into the door. I go around and draw...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-16-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,937
Posted By mmike032
same here. I have a variable price for sq ft...

same here.
I have a variable price for sq ft which covers hanging doors, installing base, and coming back for locks and 1/4 round.
everything else is extra
ie: mantles, crown, columns, windows,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-11-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By mmike032
dont know anything about unions either. I...

dont know anything about unions either.
I started framing as what I thought would just be a temp job to get me through for a little while until I decided what I wanted to do with my life.

Framed...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-10-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 30,887
Posted By mmike032
I'd bob the top of the skirt board off a few...

I'd bob the top of the skirt board off a few inches above where the base/casing will meet. Run (casing):laughing: up and around.

where the wall turns:
install 1x6 blocks around the wall. ( 3...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-05-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,566
Posted By mmike032
I was called in to replace all doors in a house...

I was called in to replace all doors in a house recently due to HOs wanting everything perfect.
it was a huge PITA... builder ended up painting the house 3 times , we tore out every door and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-24-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,476
Posted By mmike032
4.99 time 316:33 didnt know it was timed...

4.99
time 316:33
didnt know it was timed either...
and the 3rd round started to make my eyes get blurry
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-09-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,260
Posted By mmike032
jamb saw or pull it off and rip it??? whats...

jamb saw or pull it off and rip it???

whats wrong with it sitting on the floor?
we install it both ways depending what the GC wants
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