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Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-29-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By We Fix Houses
I get mine from Al in Calif. he's one of us. Has...

I get mine from Al in Calif. he's one of us. Has been making and selling them nfor several years. Top quality.

http://multiblades.com/
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,669
Posted By rosethornva
Moving House - The Old Fashioned Way

I'm working on a new book and one of the many bunny trails that I've been led down involves moving *dozens* of houses from an WW1 Army camp outside of Williamsburg ("Penniman, VA") to Norfolk,...
Forum: Masonry 03-14-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,172
Posted By rrk
I definitely would not use putty, the oils in...

I definitely would not use putty, the oils in putty will stain the granite, some plumbers still don't know this and they get staining around fixture mounts. Duct tape works better
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-06-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By 480sparky
Don't forget........... this weekend............

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc172/480sparky/SpringAhead.jpg
Forum: Business 02-26-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,579
Posted By PoleBarnsNY
Don't confuse three different types of non-compete clauses

Three different non-compete agreements were getting very confused in a very long thread the other day about a sub stealing substantial add on work from a gc that introduced the sub to the customer.
...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,265
People have forgotten that the purpose of...

People have forgotten that the purpose of education is to be educated, i.e., a wiser, better, more useful individual.



Getting a job is a far, far distant second.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-19-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,445
Posted By Gary H
Fein. Never have to buy another one for many...

Fein. Never have to buy another one for many years.
Forum: Business 02-08-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,802
Posted By 480sparky
Adjust that for the building trades: Good,...

Adjust that for the building trades:

Good, cheap, fast............ pick two.
Forum: Business 02-08-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,802
Posted By carpenter uk
Price analogy that made me laugh!

I dont know how well this will translate over the water but I was reading a uk forum a thread about door hanging prices.

As usual the prices varied wildly but one of the higher priced lads...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,326
Posted By Youngin'
True, I've got dedicated winter tires on my truck...

True, I've got dedicated winter tires on my truck as well but there has been some sketchy highway drives.

Any vehicle can get stuck, 4x4 can get you stuck farther. :laughing:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,516
Posted By CO762
And take one of those vibrating engravers and...

And take one of those vibrating engravers and engrave your last name and DL number on them. That way they can't sell them at a pawn shop and it'll be an easy lookup for any cop that runs across...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,507
Posted By BamBamm5144
At least she's more fun to look at than Holmes.

At least she's more fun to look at than Holmes.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,782
Posted By Easy Gibson
Reddit Repost: Old Tool Box

Came across this on Reddit, though you guys might appreciate it.

http://imgur.com/a/tDWbP
Forum: Tiling 01-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,083
Posted By ArtisanRemod
Drywall shims under cement board

http://www.lowes.com/pd_180652-157-00100_?PL=1&productId=3070215

Was using these today to get cementboard perfectly plumb in a tub surround. No one on the job had ever seen them before. I keep a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,300
Posted By Robie
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-30-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,329
Posted By VinylHanger
Nothing worse than having a stupid dish soap...

Nothing worse than having a stupid dish soap commercial playing and I can't find the page it's on. Even worse are the stealth ones that open in their own screen behind all my other stuff.

I'm not...
Forum: Technology 12-19-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By greg24k
3D Navigation

Got myself a new toy today, 3D Mouse Navigation from 3DConnexion (http://www.3dconnexion.com/) and I got a tell you guys, Sketchup modeling became a totally different experience with that.
Anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,832
Posted By CarrPainting
Random act of kindness

So today, on my way to my mothers house (work has been just about dead) I saw 4 roofers putting a new roof on a house... Trying to beat the snow. It was 25f outside!

I stopped at a local coffee...
Forum: Business 12-01-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,652
Posted By 480sparky
Wear a GoPro. :whistling

Wear a GoPro. :whistling
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-01-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,470
Posted By Dustincoc
I've got a pair of Wolverines I wear in winter...

I've got a pair of Wolverines I wear in winter that are very warm. I can't wear then in warm weather because my feet sweet so much in them. In summer I have a pair of Carolina's.



Composite...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-30-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,759
Posted By CJKarl
Square prg in a square hole, how unusual. ...

Square prg in a square hole, how unusual.
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20131130_124539_zps4988ca1b.jpg
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 11-27-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By Gus Dering
A house of cabinets we are working on

The alder cabinet is the island and will get a burn through distressed finish with a blue paint and a dark stain base. I am anxious to see the sample. I should see that mid next week.

The rest is...
Forum: Framing 11-23-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,262
Posted By nailamatic
framers need to be licensed

In south Louisiana framers aren't licensed. The only crafts requiring licensing is hvac, plumbing, and electrical. I'm looking for advice on how to go about posing the need for change in the framing...
Forum: Electrical 11-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,370
Posted By 480sparky
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc172/480sparky...

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc172/480sparky/Code%20Book%20Collection/DSC_8459.jpg

A lot of the actual text, if not the intent, of the 1897 dates back into the early 1880's.





It...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-01-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,764
Posted By basswood
Basic Arts and Crafts Rail in Remodel

Here is the rail I finished this week... and don't worry Gus, I'll post a few process pics later.:jester: Nothing too fancy, but the method I use with the iron might be interesting to some.
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