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Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-08-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ChrWright
Ahhh... now that's the Leo charm I missed....

Ahhh... now that's the Leo charm I missed. :laughing:

Still building cabinets?
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-08-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ChrWright
Ha, no not at all. The last note I got from you I...

Ha, no not at all. The last note I got from you I believe was about your email getting hacked?

I've crossed paths with your stuff on social media here and there. It's good to hear from you. ...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ChrWright
Mostly building things the past several years....

Mostly building things the past several years. Some speaking, some writing.

The last time I posted here my boys were still, well... boys. My oldest is now a US Marine, and my youngest is a...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-08-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ChrWright
Ahh... yes it was...

Ahh... yes it was...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-08-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ChrWright
Bugs, and Hello!

Greetings all.

It's been some time since I checked in so I came by to look around and found some issues...

I deleted my profile photo to upload a newer one and that function doesn't seem to...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-12-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,464
Posted By ChrWright
Cutting out the cast iron today in order to get...

Cutting out the cast iron today in order to get at the structural repairs...

Yummy.
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-08-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,464
Posted By ChrWright
None of you watch Saturday Night Live?

None of you watch Saturday Night Live?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-06-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,208
Posted By ChrWright
My in-house designer's family just started a...

My in-house designer's family just started a distillery up in Newtown, IN to make bourbon. Still trying to get my hands on a bottle:

http://old55distillery.com/
...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-06-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,208
Posted By ChrWright
Lagavulin or go home... especially if you're...

Lagavulin or go home... especially if you're paying homage to Swanson.:thumbsup:

Hits your chest like a depth charge. Lots of peat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XepXmESQ4k
...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-05-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,464
Posted By ChrWright
A few more...

A few more...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-05-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,464
Posted By ChrWright
Can you count the $#@%ing mistakes?

Opened up a ceiling this week to trace down a structural problem and found this... :eek:

It's an unfortunately combination of bad original framing, bad original plumbing hacks, and a way way worse...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By ChrWright
You'd be surprised at what a good job costing...

You'd be surprised at what a good job costing system will teach you about where your money is going, where you're efficient, where you're inefficient, etc.

It will help your estimating by leaps...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By ChrWright
Nothing wrong with that--but automation can save...

Nothing wrong with that--but automation can save you a lot of time once it's set up.

Curious, what volume of projects are you completing in a year?
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By ChrWright
I've never found QB to be a good stand-alone...

I've never found QB to be a good stand-alone solution for job costing--at least from a reporting and management standpoint. It does do an excellent job of recording and categorizing your job costs,...
Forum: Remodeling 11-26-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,101
Posted By ChrWright
Agreed. From a design perspective, the...

Agreed.

From a design perspective, the patina of marble as it wears and ages makes it a beautiful choice--but not for every client. I agree the properties of the material need to be brought front...
Forum: Flooring 11-26-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,034
Posted By ChrWright
I've used both mat systems and loose lay cable...

I've used both mat systems and loose lay cable systems and I prefer the latter.

That said, it is more of a PITA from a labor perspective. The manufacturer should have provided a spacing guide...
Forum: Tiling 02-25-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,939
Posted By ChrWright
The base tile does run around the entire room,...

The base tile does run around the entire room, including across the shower curb. You're correct, it was just for consistency.
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 27,615
Posted By ChrWright
I can think of a whole host of reasons why that's...

I can think of a whole host of reasons why that's a bad idea--first and foremost being they weren't formulated to go with each other. In addition to the color you're looking to take from the paint...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 02-24-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,404
Posted By ChrWright
I still need to go back and take the finished...

I still need to go back and take the finished photos on this project (hoping to go back later this week), but here are two from punch.

On the exterior, this was taken before the skuppers and...
Forum: Business 02-24-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,612
Posted By ChrWright
It's difficult to compare one business to another...

It's difficult to compare one business to another unless you know exactly what is being put above and below the line.

For example, some owner-operators place their salary below the line--while...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,117
Posted By ChrWright
Cost was definitely a factor as well. Both in...

Cost was definitely a factor as well. Both in labor and material.

It takes far less time to train someone in install and finish drywall than it does a proper plaster finish--be it lathe or blue...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,929
Posted By ChrWright
Wow. Amazing facility. :thumbsup:

Wow. Amazing facility. :thumbsup:
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-24-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,707
Posted By ChrWright
I agree. The craftsmanship is good, but at...

I agree.

The craftsmanship is good, but at the end of the day it's bad design.
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,939
Posted By ChrWright
If you look at the original photos of the steam...

If you look at the original photos of the steam shower (page 1), you'll notice the outside corner walls were completely glass. During demolition, we discovered a major structural issue in the ceiling...
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,939
Posted By ChrWright
We took the opportunity to make some improvements...

We took the opportunity to make some improvements to the bath during the repairs. We replaced the vanity (custom built to utilize the original marble counter), added tile above the wainscot over the...
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