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Forum: Tiling 02-15-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By robert c1
home inspectors!

Customer is selling their house. I built the shower a few years ago. They received this report back from the home inspector.

"There is a higher moisture reading on the bottom course of tiles in...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,082
Posted By robert c1
Thin layers like everyone else. I also like to...

Thin layers like everyone else. I also like to start off the day with a heavy jacket. It's pretty well useless once I start working but it makes it easier to walk out the door!
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,528
Posted By robert c1
I suppose pride in the work and the standards I...

I suppose pride in the work and the standards I carry from client to client.

Money!

The simple enjoyment of being completely engrossed in a task and seeing it to completion.

Somehow...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-16-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,566
Posted By robert c1
You could run the sheets horizontal and hide the...

You could run the sheets horizontal and hide the seam behind a shelf
Forum: Vehicles 09-12-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,976
Posted By robert c1
Sometimes i forget to secure them at all... No...

Sometimes i forget to secure them at all... No harm done aside from the loud bang scaring the @#$ out of me as I make the first left turn.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,994
Posted By robert c1
"How have cordless tools increased your...

"How have cordless tools increased your productivity?"

It's hard to measure: They've reduced setup and takedown times by a small amount, many many many times. I've never owned a cordless...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 07-12-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By robert c1
I like the full length soap shelf. Looks cool,...

I like the full length soap shelf. Looks cool, nice touch
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,951
Posted By robert c1
Drywall electrical boxes!

Drywall electrical boxes!
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-23-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By robert c1
you could also just add backband to the existing...

you could also just add backband to the existing 1x4.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-22-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By robert c1
The posts will be installed and removed...

The posts will be installed and removed repeatedly. The top priority is durability as they'll be stored all piled up i'm sure.

They're in pretty good shape now, i think a tsp cleaning will be...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-21-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By robert c1
specs for painting goal posts

I've got a couple sets of Rugby goal posts that need to get coated white. Original plan was to have them powder coated but unfortunately can't find anyone local with a long enough oven to do the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,583
Posted By robert c1
I'd like to mount it on the side of my Van. I...

I'd like to mount it on the side of my Van. I feel it would look more proffessonal than the swamp cooler I currently enjoy.
Forum: Carpentry 12-31-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 41
Osb
Views: 6,975
Posted By robert c1
I used OSB for the walls and ceiling in my shop....

I used OSB for the walls and ceiling in my shop. The acoustics were pretty rough so I skimmed it with mud before painting. Seemed to fix 90%.
(I didn't space anything)
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,614
Posted By robert c1
Interesting. If there's one thing i can...

Interesting. If there's one thing i can absolutely guarantee its that there are LOTS of things i don't know.

I do know about the sill extenders, I just don't see them being used. Most all of...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-05-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,614
Posted By robert c1
I think I used the wrong term: I meant vinyl...

I think I used the wrong term: I meant vinyl insert windows, not replacement windows... although i usually run into the same question.

The 'wood stop' is the filler piece they stuck underneath...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-05-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,614
Posted By robert c1
Vinyl replacement windows

I seem to be always running into rotted out trim around the standard vinyl insert replacement window. I usually enter the picture 5-8 years after it's been installed: the caulk has long since...
Forum: Remodeling 12-05-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By robert c1
I've used a lot of the onyx collection as well. ...

I've used a lot of the onyx collection as well. They've been fantastic to work with. What was your problem?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,818
Posted By robert c1
Thanks, I will. nothing too fancy. I usually...

Thanks, I will. nothing too fancy. I usually glue panels in a few sections then run em through the 13" planer. that way i just have a couple joints to hand plane.

for the warping i'll rip a...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-25-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,818
Posted By robert c1
Edge glue cedar outdoors

Our glass patio table blew over this winter and is kaput...

I have some leftover 5/4"x6"x6' cedar I'll make a replacement top out of.

Rather than gap the boards like a sensible person does...
Forum: Business 03-06-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,026
Posted By robert c1
Thanks for all the responses. I called the guy...

Thanks for all the responses. I called the guy back last night and offered to resend the original invoice. "grumble, grumble, not good enough" I explained to him that I sold him a finished product...
Forum: Business 03-05-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,026
Posted By robert c1
Homeowner want material cost breakdown for a 'tax deduction'

Hi all,

I did a small bathroom remodel for a client this summer. Simple job, Absolute PITA customer: Fair enough no mistakes/ no worries jobs done and off i go.

fast forward 8 months just...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 02-22-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,832
Posted By robert c1
Done

Done
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,845
Posted By robert c1
I've never seen PVC for that purpose either but...

I've never seen PVC for that purpose either but can't think of anything wrong with it; just insulate them.
Check the elbows above the roof line. I'm not sure if a PVC elbow byitself is enough to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,033
Posted By robert c1
I didn't know the Dow stuff will work on my Hilti...

I didn't know the Dow stuff will work on my Hilti gun. That's awesome news.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-15-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,651
Posted By robert c1
A clothes line should have no effect on the...

A clothes line should have no effect on the stability of a deck post. You have other problems If the weight of a clothes line is pulling your post out of plumb.
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