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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, 11:14 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: 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: 9,466
Posted By ChrWright
A few more...

A few more...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-05-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,466
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, 09:32 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: Tiling 02-25-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,940
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: 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: 29,940
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: 29,940
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...
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,940
Posted By ChrWright
A few more...

A few more...
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,940
Posted By ChrWright
Sorry for the slow update. Here are photos of the...

Sorry for the slow update. Here are photos of the finished re-remodel.
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 02-06-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,404
Posted By ChrWright
Sorry for the delay in updating this thread. ...

Sorry for the delay in updating this thread.

We are at significant completion, but I've yet to take finished photos. I'll try to post some in the next week or so.
Forum: Carpentry 02-06-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,843
Posted By ChrWright
Beautiful work. :thumbsup:

Beautiful work. :thumbsup:
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 08-19-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,404
Posted By ChrWright
Yes, it will be painted to match the existing...

Yes, it will be painted to match the existing masonry.

If you look at the first few posts of this thread, you'll see the masonry details were matched from other parts of the house. The corner...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 08-17-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,404
Posted By ChrWright
Some updated pics from this week. The masonry is...

Some updated pics from this week. The masonry is complete on the addition, and the skylight has been paneled and painted on the inside.
Forum: Business 06-20-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,928
Posted By ChrWright
If you have employees, you should have work...

If you have employees, you should have work comp--whether you're a GC or a sub makes no difference.
Forum: Business 06-20-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By ChrWright
Warms thoughts to you Amelia. I hope your surgery...

Warms thoughts to you Amelia. I hope your surgery goes well.

Life often has its own plans for our schedules. It's great having clients who are willing to wait because they want YOU.
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 06-12-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,404
Posted By ChrWright
Drywall was hung today.

Drywall was hung today.
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