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Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-30-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,092
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Fourth one down. Easiest to read. I...

Fourth one down.

Easiest to read.

I would work on changing the B some. It seems distorted to me, a little hard to read. Or perhaps it is too close to the C.
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,183
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Because it is reasonable, that is why it isn't a...

Because it is reasonable, that is why it isn't a rule...:whistling
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-21-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 38,652
Posted By CookeCarpentry
I may be one of the few here that really like...

I may be one of the few here that really like DeWalt tools.

The only breakdown I ever had was on the 744 table saw, after about 10 years the on off switch stopped working, had to get it repaired. ...
Forum: Carpentry 12-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,229
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Leave the header out. Didn't you know that...

Leave the header out.

Didn't you know that 5 story, wood framed buildings don't need headers? It's because the moon's gravitational pull works on the top 2.5 stories, in essence, eliminating any...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-14-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,205
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Who has only 2 beers in their house? When I...

Who has only 2 beers in their house?

When I only have a case left, that is considered an emergency. :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-16-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By CookeCarpentry
I'm related to a handful of 20th and 21st century...

I'm related to a handful of 20th and 21st century drunks....:whistling
Forum: Tiling 08-08-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,291
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Why would you brag about not using correct...

Why would you brag about not using correct punctuation?

On a side note, why is the thread allowed to be titled this way? It was my understanding that the thread's title is usually (loosely)...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-25-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,060
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Pump jacks are the lone worker's friend when...

Pump jacks are the lone worker's friend when sheathing....:whistling
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-11-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Thanks, Paulie. Yea, that guy is still...

Thanks, Paulie.

Yea, that guy is still around, unfortunately, the heat, and an 8 month pregnant wife makes him a belligerent bastard at times....:laughing:
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-09-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
PVC trim for stairs and deck fascia. 51426 ...

PVC trim for stairs and deck fascia.

51426

Just for Bob aka loneframer - and all his help with the rest of the PVC used on the house.

This is like p*rn for him....:laughing:
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-09-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Today's progress: 51419 51420 ...

Today's progress:

51419

51420

51421

Remember, I work by myself...and it's a Saturday, so go easy on me about how much I got done...:laughing:
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-08-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
I used the Fastenmaster's 3 5/8" ledger lock. ...

I used the Fastenmaster's 3 5/8" ledger lock.

Spacing on one side was every 5" staggered (based on a not quite 14' span). Spacing on the other side was every 9" staggered (based on a 10' span).
...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 07-08-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
This deck got way delayed due to vacation, other...

This deck got way delayed due to vacation, other jobs, and me being lazy...:laughing: Today's progress. Got held up waiting for a ledger inspection. Framing this weekend.

51369

51370

51371
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-05-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,400
Posted By CookeCarpentry
That's some of the best advice I ever received...

That's some of the best advice I ever received from tomstruble. :thumbsup:
Forum: Framing 07-05-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,347
Posted By CookeCarpentry
IRC 2009, yes. Unless you are in seismic...

IRC 2009, yes.

Unless you are in seismic areas.
Forum: Framing 07-05-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,347
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Depends on code and where you are located. ...

Depends on code and where you are located.

6' O.C. is norm around here, though I usually do 4' O.C. because of block wall construction, and rebar being 4' O.C.
Forum: Flooring 07-05-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,530
Posted By CookeCarpentry
This is what I use and where I get them from: ...

This is what I use and where I get them from:

http://www.greatmats.com/products/foam-mats-4pack.php

I've had some for 4 or 5 years. Usually they only get thrown out if they are badly stained...
Forum: Vehicles 06-29-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,320
Posted By CookeCarpentry
This is what I have: ...

This is what I have:

http://www.haulmark.com/bumper-pull_cargo-trailer/transport-7wide/

Actual pictures:

50960

50961
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 82,147
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Looking good! :thumbup:

Looking good!

:thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 37,619
Posted By CookeCarpentry
I tell my wife, and she darn near craps herself...

I tell my wife, and she darn near craps herself everytime she gets a bill....:laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-22-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,555
Posted By CookeCarpentry
I could have told you that without making you...

I could have told you that without making you take a test...

Hell, I think you knew it before you took the test....:laughing:
Forum: Construction Picture Post 06-21-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,888
Posted By CookeCarpentry
That's a good question. It comes from simply...

That's a good question.

It comes from simply wanting the best for my wife and family. Both of us grew up in so-so houses, and until we purchased this one, we always lived in kinda-crappy places....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-21-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,953
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Not unrepresented, just unconcerned about where...

Not unrepresented, just unconcerned about where people come from.

Born and raised 15 minutes from Philadelphia - that was my playground. Lived there until college. Lived along Philadelphia's...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-21-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,884
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Just because it is for charity, they should...

Just because it is for charity, they should ignore responsibility and the law?

Doesn't make sense.

The reason why most of these kids have self entitlement issues is because they have no...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-21-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,884
Posted By CookeCarpentry
So these two "power families" can't afford $300...

So these two "power families" can't afford $300 for their kids lemonade stand? Serves them right.

Though the link that the OP posted shows an update that the inspector waived the fine and the...
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