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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-26-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By woodmagman
Where to begin... lol Still building and...

Where to begin... lol
Still building and renovating, the social media marketing has been tough to keep up with... when you maintain a small construction business and try to keep in contact with...
Forum: Carpentry 03-26-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,969
Posted By woodmagman
I am thinking the question is, how do you start a...

I am thinking the question is, how do you start a finish carpentry business.
Being a great finishing carpenter and a great businessman/person... are not the same.
If they were, there would not be...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-26-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By woodmagman
Its been a long time

Most of the time nothing changes, I am older, likely not wiser nor a whisper smarter.... hello again.
Forum: Masonry 11-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,965
Posted By woodmagman
Thanks, have you done repairs on spalling broom...

Thanks, have you done repairs on spalling broom or stair treads with Ardex finishes?
Forum: Masonry 11-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,965
Posted By woodmagman
Concrete Overlays

I thought I would just get others perspective on concrete overlays. Products are evolving and old surfaces are getting older. Anyone doing exterior salt or freeze repair on stairs and landings.
Forum: Green Building 10-05-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,513
Posted By woodmagman
Sustainable

Does putting solar panels on a home built from chips of wood glued together and sided in vinyl, shingled with asphalt... Make it a sustainable home? Asking for friend, if you know what I mean.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By woodmagman
There's a sandblasting forum? ;)

There's a sandblasting forum? ;)
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 04-17-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,737
Posted By woodmagman
Water does not flow up hill, I think your concept...

Water does not flow up hill, I think your concept warrants investigating. Treating the foundation and portions of the framing as a wood foundation, strip away the top soil, build up the rough grade...
Forum: Landscaping 08-19-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By woodmagman
I would think that grading, window wells, window...

I would think that grading, window wells, window well drains should all be part of your standard value. Assure the clay sub grade slopes from the structure add top soil and remember.... Sod is...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-22-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By woodmagman
Twitter

Have any of you thought of using twitter. Is it a good business promotion tool.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodmagman
Alberta... A cold climate, requires a 6 ml VB...

Alberta... A cold climate, requires a 6 ml VB applied to the warm side (interior) of a insulated wall with a minimum insulation value of R 20. In the case of a insulated floor with uninsulated crawl...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,215
Posted By woodmagman
http://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/sources/pdfs/forms/...

http://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/sources/pdfs/forms/APPL_IP_EXAM.PDF

Read the eight pages before you go looking for something that may be a waste if time.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,215
Posted By woodmagman
You are required to be a journeyman carpenter...

You are required to be a journeyman carpenter first, a four year apprenticeship, interprovincial red seal certifies you so that you may work as a journeyman in any Canadian province or territory.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 51,455
Posted By woodmagman
Boy this is an old thread... And still the same...

Boy this is an old thread... And still the same questions about screws and their shear strength. Use recommended fasteners not what you see on entertainment TV. :)
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-18-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 84,056
Posted By woodmagman
Time equals cost... As you said... Customer wants...

Time equals cost... As you said... Customer wants to keep cost down. Labor is the expense in screened porches.
Forum: Framing 10-18-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,725
Posted By woodmagman
You could build it on the ground, then crane into...

You could build it on the ground, then crane into place. No need for safety rigs, efficient use of crane time. Just a thought.
Forum: Masonry 10-18-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,578
Posted By woodmagman
S, at or below grade for exterior work, N above...

S, at or below grade for exterior work, N above grade on exterior or interior work.
Forum: Landscaping 03-02-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 40,350
Posted By woodmagman
Can I just interject that top soil is not grade...

Can I just interject that top soil is not grade material. Grading needs to be what your base soil is other wise all the slope in the world with top soil will not grade water away from your home....
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,994
Posted By woodmagman
I believe this is a form of phishing, there is no...

I believe this is a form of phishing, there is no real source, or place I can find that they are legit. Hide your puter addresses.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-04-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By woodmagman
I did not yell, jump up and down, swear or even...

I did not yell, jump up and down, swear or even beg. The replacement is coming on Friday.
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-25-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By woodmagman
Is all your name Jon or Bath. Just funning with...

Is all your name Jon or Bath. Just funning with ya. How's it going eh! That was my best Kansas accent. Bath remodeling is universal, there some good guys here that have some sound advice. Heck I...
Forum: Framing 11-25-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 78,130
Posted By woodmagman
I remember my dad parking our converted transit...

I remember my dad parking our converted transit bus RV in a old building in Fort McMurry. The building was a workshop built in the early 40's, it had rough sawn plank floors. Went in ok. Next summer...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-25-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By woodmagman
Regarding my pixel problem with this AQUOS. Can...

Regarding my pixel problem with this AQUOS. Can not be fixed, they are shipping me a new one, delivering it, unpacking it, and taking the faulting one away and it was my wife who took care of this. ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-24-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By woodmagman
AQUOS (SHARP) 60 inch 3D. Not much impresses me....

AQUOS (SHARP) 60 inch 3D. Not much impresses me. This has given me a whole new appreciation for the word WOW. I have one pixel in the white on position. Less than 30 days and service rep says it is...
Forum: Remodeling 11-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 244,391
Posted By woodmagman
Being a proffesional is as much about what you...

Being a proffesional is as much about what you know as who you associate with. When you associate yourself with a product or group you have an obligation to live up to their codes of conduct. This...
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