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Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 12-26-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,791
Posted By Sawdust54
Nice job looks good. I like your choice of grain...

Nice job looks good. I like your choice of grain on the nose piece in pic 11 6th one down. I did some staining on my work years ago for awhile & stopped because of the so many variations in color...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-27-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 81,046
Posted By Sawdust54
I have been using a Hilti I bought over twenty...

I have been using a Hilti I bought over twenty five years ago & loved it. I don't do much whole house framing anymore but in the last few years it's been hard to find nails. I recently needed a lot...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-16-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,422
Posted By Sawdust54
OK I can't stand it any longer. I haven't been on...

OK I can't stand it any longer. I haven't been on here in months & look what is still going on :clap: I'm still using tools I bought before a lot of you green people ever stopped peeing in your...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-10-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,021,904
Posted By Sawdust54
Sorry to say RC I bought a bulk pak of the...

Sorry to say RC I bought a bulk pak of the drivers in the lower left of your set & they snapped like a pretzel.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-08-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,345
Posted By Sawdust54
No but didn't really expect it either. Good promo...

No but didn't really expect it either. Good promo idea though they got their name out there. Anytime someone says limited quantities you can forget it.:no:
Forum: Vehicles 04-24-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,204
Posted By Sawdust54
What type light bulb do I need?

This is a good link to find out what type bulb you need before you take something apart only to find out you don't have that one.
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Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-11-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 32,843
Posted By Sawdust54
Her you go again WC...California Decks is right,...

Her you go again WC...California Decks is right, why do you get so personal when someone disagrees with you ? You did me the same way in another thread. Like I said before you may be a skilled...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-09-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,702
Posted By Sawdust54
Mine is over 20 years old. ...

Mine is over 20 years old.

http://www.factoryauthorizedoutlet.com/porter-cable/porter-cable-9748-varable-speed-dual-action-quik-change-tiger-saw
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-06-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,560
Posted By Sawdust54
I have the 4 Gal. Ridgid as well for 5...

I have the 4 Gal. Ridgid as well for 5 years...love it!
Forum: Construction 03-30-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,578
Posted By Sawdust54
Need more info. Is this new construction meaning...

Need more info. Is this new construction meaning are you putting down the sub floor? If it's existing what type of floor are you covering. Is it exposed to the elements? As far as the mortar goes...
Forum: Carpentry 03-30-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,742
Posted By Sawdust54
I'm fortunate my local lumber yard has been in...

I'm fortunate my local lumber yard has been in business since 1869. Their framing is slightly more but you can load without looking at what your picking up. HD is about 6 miles away & I have never...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-26-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,323
Posted By Sawdust54
I have a metal cart also but it makes a lot of...

I have a metal cart also but it makes a lot of noise. I think the plastic would be a better choice.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,978
Posted By Sawdust54
In the case of running crown I would give myself...

In the case of running crown I would give myself 3-4 feet around the room & everything in the middle gets covered. Already mentioned your loudest air compressor, impact gun, air hoses, extension...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-17-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,975
Posted By Sawdust54
If it's a small painted job I'll stop by HD &...

If it's a small painted job I'll stop by HD & fish through several to get a few good sheets. Like mentioned you can't sand much on this stuff & no way to get a good stain job out of it. I'm fortunate...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,409
Posted By Sawdust54
WC will use green joists to handle the weight....

WC will use green joists to handle the weight. :laughing: Couldn't let that go by my green friend.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,409
Posted By Sawdust54
Kind of slow but been around long enough to enjoy...

Kind of slow but been around long enough to enjoy it during the winter months. I love what I do & have several hobbies that I do during the slow times that keep me busy. I think thom in post #22...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-12-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,538
Posted By Sawdust54
Makita ...

Makita
http://www.makitausa.com/en-us/Modules/Tools/ToolDetails.aspx?Name=RT0700C
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,998
Posted By Sawdust54
That sells for over a grand new. I have several...

That sells for over a grand new. I have several Hilti tools, very reliable a bit pricey but well worth the investment. Some I have had for over 20 years & no problems. Some union commercial jobs I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-27-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,209
Posted By Sawdust54
Any of these blades are basically worth what you...

Any of these blades are basically worth what you paid for them. The trick is to not let them get too hot....heat is the death of any of these blades no matter what you paid.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,828
Posted By Sawdust54
NO I fixed my VCR but I still can't get my...

NO I fixed my VCR but I still can't get my Betamax to work :laughing:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,828
Posted By Sawdust54
BC I try not to have that view at all but guys...

BC I try not to have that view at all but guys like WC prove a point I never mentioned to not offend anyone. The elitist as WC mentioned are NOT ALL but usually the ones that show up heavily armored...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,828
Posted By Sawdust54
You made my point very well WC you probably have...

You made my point very well WC you probably have become an elitist because your drinking green kool-aid & not by your skill level. No I'm not a grouchy, jealous old man. I am a very happy old man...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,828
Posted By Sawdust54
Not liking where our trade is headed

I'm 58 years young & I have had my own business for over 30 years now. I started out framing, exterior then interior trim, built homes along with four log homes, & for the last 20 plus years have...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-20-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,345
Posted By Sawdust54
Thanks Brutus!

Thanks Brutus!
Forum: Sandblasting 01-23-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sawdust54
Tried it for about six months got mostly low...

Tried it for about six months got mostly low ballers.
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