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Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-25-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,856
Posted By basswood
I have a few more tips for you all. This might...

I have a few more tips for you all. This might be a favorite here... if you bundle two or three decks of cards together with rubber bands... you have an instant profile gauge... more on this and...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-24-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,856
Posted By basswood
Card Tricks for Carpenters

"Card Tricks" are a regular part of my job. Playing Cards are very handy for finish work. I mostly use them as thin shims and for precise measurements.

They work in both English and Metric...
Forum: Technology 05-21-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 61,683
Posted By mshoward
Dolphin HD is the newer one. It will give you...

Dolphin HD is the newer one. It will give you pinch to zoom, and a couple other features that Dolphin won't have. It will run well on the Incredible.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 05-21-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By We Fix Houses
http://toxics.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/toxics.cfg/php/...

http://toxics.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/toxics.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=6669&p_created=1268836217&p_sid=49yGor*j&p_accessibility=0&p_redirect=&p_srch=1&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-02-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,852
Posted By genecarp
How are the RO's? I know you get alot of guys...

How are the RO's? I know you get alot of guys here telling you they could hang and case a door in 5 seconds, but the truth is 45 minutes per door per man cased, decent RO;s----If all the casing could...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-12-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,529
Posted By Mike Finley
Price too high!

Some timely thoughts on this subject near and dear to all our hearts and our wallets, especially in these economic times:
Forum: Framing 01-09-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,541
Posted By Metro M & L
You cut up an aluminum ladder and use it for...

You cut up an aluminum ladder and use it for lighter framing.
Forum: Technology 01-03-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 61,683
Posted By Mike Finley
Two things you should never under estimate - ...

Two things you should never under estimate -

#1 Your wife is always right. If you don't know it yet, you're still a newly wed.

#2 Never under estimate google. Never, never, ever underestimate...
Forum: Technology 01-01-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 61,683
Posted By BCConstruction
Key Ring Get rid of all them shopper...

Key Ring

Get rid of all them shopper discount cards and have them all stored on your phone. Bar code comes up directly on screen to scan.
...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-01-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,547
Posted By Tom Struble
all claddings depend on a wrb and proper drainage...

all claddings depend on a wrb and proper drainage

the big problem is 80 percent of the ''installers'' haven't even read the 3 lines of instructions that come on the box

you will find the true...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,639
Posted By mics_54
Well my experience is that government intrusion...

Well my experience is that government intrusion rarely, if ever, results in a purely benificial involvment. I'm sure that IRS, EPA, DEA, OSHA, etc etc all seemed like great ideas too. More laws, more...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 12-26-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,630
Posted By dogris
Start using the Firefox browser and download and...

Start using the Firefox browser and download and install the Adblocker add-on. Not a very steep learning curve, and voila! No more ads!!! :thumbup:
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-25-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,022
Posted By paul100
I got a chance to use the alum a pole break a few...

I got a chance to use the alum a pole break a few months ago and it was a nice brake. I borrowed it from a friend. There was a few things that I didnt care for to much though. The one i used had...
Forum: Masonry 12-20-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,938
Posted By parkers5150
conc. mason, which block in particular in the...

conc. mason, which block in particular in the second video are you referring to when you say "upside down"???
Forum: Carpentry 12-20-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,614
Posted By Gus Dering
That depends on how they fit into this profile....

That depends on how they fit into this profile. :laughing::laughing:




You know you're a carpenter when you have more coin wrapped upin your tools and truck than you do in everything else you...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,868
Posted By dakzaag
"Profanity is an effort by the feeble minded to...

"Profanity is an effort by the feeble minded to express themselves forcefully."

Thanks Rudy, I knew that comment would come in handy some day.:thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-12-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 50,906
Posted By AtlRemodeling
Something like this:

Something like this:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-05-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,101
Posted By Greg Di
Put an inverter in your truck so your batteries...

Put an inverter in your truck so your batteries are always charged. That simple box has made my life better because I ALWAYS have charged batteries.
Forum: Drywall 12-03-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,255
Posted By angus242
While I don't drywall (I know better), when we...

While I don't drywall (I know better), when we remodel a bathroom, I spec out mesh tape with Durabond for first coat. The Densarmor Cote for finishing.

We do this because no paper = no mold....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-29-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,269
Posted By Leo G
Right now I am balls to the walls as opposed a...

Right now I am balls to the walls as opposed a few months ago I was twiddling my thumbs. A little over extended and things due for, you guessed it, Christmas. Just had some issues with some...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,542
Posted By CharlesD
I don't want to argue but sucking it up won't...

I don't want to argue but sucking it up won't work for most people who are depressed.
You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just suck it up.
Depression is an illness. Many have it and don't...
Forum: Framing 11-15-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 115,380
Posted By Timuhler
Here is the problem we've got. You are telling...

Here is the problem we've got. You are telling people how good you are. I've never and will never say that about myself.

Neither has Joe, Mac, WallMaxx, John Kirkpatrick, Warren, Lone, etc etc. ...
Forum: Framing 11-15-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 115,380
Posted By Joe Carola
What's obvious as daylight is that you have no...

What's obvious as daylight is that you have no idea what you're talking about to make a statement like that. You're obviously self taught and think that you have to block 8' walls when the rest of...
Forum: Framing 11-15-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 115,380
Posted By Joe Carola
Your doing the same thing. You...

Your doing the same thing.




You build a box/ladder and hang it off the side of the gable. I would never do that. Outriggers notched into the rafter with perpendicular blocks I do is stronger....
Forum: Business 11-14-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,073
Posted By thom
If you're selling jobs based on price, your...

If you're selling jobs based on price, your future looks dark.

Learn to really sell. Sell your company, sell your employees, sell your work. Don't be embarrassed by a higher price.

People...
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