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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 652
Posted By greg24k
If Democrats win, Mexico will be building the...

If Democrats win, Mexico will be building the Border Fence :laughing:
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-19-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By greg24k
I agree with the rest, I never put spacing on PT...

I agree with the rest, I never put spacing on PT lumber because it comes with high moisture content and when it dries out you end up with huge gaps.
Not leaving gaps you end up with perfect spacing.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-12-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By greg24k
Why not, if you don't mind working in the cold...

Why not, if you don't mind working in the cold and can dig footings, you good to go.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-09-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,211
Posted By greg24k
Gotta love CT, 1st you have HO pretending to be...

Gotta love CT, 1st you have HO pretending to be contractors, 2nd you got "Tree Fiddy" guys asking for prices, now we get "contractors" looking to scam some quick cash for the Holidays pretending to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-04-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By greg24k
It's only a bed :no:

It's only a bed :no:
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
I know they are so organized there and everything...

I know they are so organized there and everything is right on time.
They have the cleanest construction sites there I have ever seen and I love the scaffold system they use there.

As Lucerne...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
I like to have something down there thats for...

I like to have something down there thats for sure and I wouldn't ask for much and settle in a nice little place in the wine country with a view.:thumbsup:

That said, I just found out when I was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Yes, still is, the streets are very clean and in...

Yes, still is, the streets are very clean and in the morning they have street sweepers and they have sidewalk wash-cleaning machines which run daily, not to mention people there really care for their...
Forum: Carpentry 10-28-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,290
Posted By greg24k
First of all, your profile trade indicates...

First of all, your profile trade indicates Carpentry, why are you contracting work involving taping and painting.
Second of all, the taping looks like an amateur did it. Just from that, you can see...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Few notes about the country. The views are...

Few notes about the country. The views are amazing... the entire country is surrounded by mountains of amazing magnitudes and the roads along mountainsides, some don't have any guard rails it blew my...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Here are a few images of the town at the foot of...

Here are a few images of the town at the foot of that mountain. It's a beautiful little town in France, skiing season starts December 11th so the place will be packed like sardines. The olso had the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
This is the famous mountain Mont Blanc, located...

This is the famous mountain Mont Blanc, located in Chamonix, France.

It is the highest mountain in Europe and the 11th highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 4,810M (15,780 feet), you...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Then we went up to Castle Gruyères, also a small...

Then we went up to Castle Gruyères, also a small medieval town where they make Gruyere cheese.

This little room makes 30 tons of cheese a year, I couldn't believe this. This old man in the picture...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
That was taken in Stein am Rhein Switzerland, an...

That was taken in Stein am Rhein Switzerland, an old medeval town.

That was a press used to make all types of wine barrels, etc, the entire thing is made out of wood. This is the back of it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
This was at the Rhine Falls which were there...

This was at the Rhine Falls which were there since the last ice age around 14,000 years ago. The water comes down that thing the rate of
21k cu ft/s.
This was amazing to see close up when you on...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Public toilet, all stainless steel, never seen...

Public toilet, all stainless steel, never seen anything like it, you cannot miss the bowl, but you can also fall-in if you don't lower the seat :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Lots of road construction sites instead of...

Lots of road construction sites instead of keeping a flagman or a cop they install temporary Traffic lights.
One thing you notice is people love the city and they follow the rules if you in a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Some woodwork and how they build things in the...

Some woodwork and how they build things in the days lots of it is still original construction.
The last 3 pictures they building a restaurant and a gift shop on Lake Geneva.
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By greg24k
Back From Switzerland

I had the most amising trip. What a beautiful country I would recommend adding a trip to your bucket list.
The lake, the mountains, the vineyards are simply amazing and the magnitude of the...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-17-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By greg24k
You know how you do return/cap on the molding,...

You know how you do return/cap on the molding, you do the same on the tread. The edge will be the face of the board with the grain instead of the flat edge.
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 10-17-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By greg24k
You got your answers my friend, it is based on...

You got your answers my friend, it is based on your budget. There are hundreds of manufacturers out there and they all make cabinets that must meet ANSI/KCMA A161.1 Certification Requirements.

So...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-17-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By greg24k
Mike, I do my stairs exactly the same way, been...

Mike, I do my stairs exactly the same way, been doing it this way "forever" and it makes a nice and attractive staircase and there is no need to go overboard and as an old saying goes when it comes...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 10-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By greg24k
Omega is very expensive, installed 3 uppers and 2...

Omega is very expensive, installed 3 uppers and 2 bases for a small office/corner set up, they ordered cabinets with distress look, the total was a little over 10k.
It's furniture-grade custom...
Forum: Masonry 10-16-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 795
Posted By greg24k
I don't think this crack has anything to do with...

I don't think this crack has anything to do with stone installation, more likely the cause for that crack is framing or foundation movement.
Forum: Business 10-16-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By greg24k
The worst thing ex-felon can do in the park is...

The worst thing ex-felon can do in the park is run behind a tree to take a leak :laughing:
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