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Forum: Carpentry 06-26-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By CPMKW
I use pvc glue and lock miters, no worries about...

I use pvc glue and lock miters, no worries about alignment.

I would also order them ready to wrap... easier, faster and better result.
Forum: Carpentry 06-26-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Warren
For columns, you can just use the Azek glue, and...

For columns, you can just use the Azek glue, and it will give you plenty of time. Glue them, tape them together, and let it sit for a couple hours.
Forum: Construction 05-26-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,298
Posted By hdavis
Cables will stretch quite a bit as tension is...

Cables will stretch quite a bit as tension is increased because of the twist in them. Rods are preferred.

On a shorter span, I used 10,000 lb rated cable that was for helicopter hoists. Cable...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-21-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,588
Posted By Inner10
Honda EU2000. Won't break your back carrying it,...

Honda EU2000. Won't break your back carrying it, nice and quiet. :thumbsup:
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-17-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,139
Posted By brickhook
It's been raining all most every day, and it's...

It's been raining all most every day, and it's killing my progress...
Forum: Remodeling 05-07-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,676
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
You are describing a "girder truss". Such a...

You are describing a "girder truss".

Such a thing needs to be designed by someone that knows what they are doing and has the proper software to do this to take into account all the various loads...
Forum: Remodeling 05-07-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,676
Posted By jlhaslip
I have done this (or similar) in the past. Cut...

I have done this (or similar) in the past.
Cut out enough ceiling to pass the material into the attic space. The drywall can be patched later.
Support each side with a temporary false wall....
Forum: Carpentry 04-24-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,546
Posted By MonsieurBon
I'm shocked at the hostility and resentment in...

I'm shocked at the hostility and resentment in these responses. Honestly everyone sounds a bit envious of such a life choice. Almost like "if I can't get that much time off, why should he?"

My...
Forum: Carpentry 04-23-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,546
Posted By Golden view
You're right, this doesn't work so well for...

You're right, this doesn't work so well for people who work for GCs. It might work if you do work for HOs, or if your work is purely seasonal.
Forum: Construction 03-30-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,378
Posted By CrpntrFrk
The siding should be taken down but you can...

The siding should be taken down but you can stucco right over the fiber board, with stucco netting of course. That's pretty old school and has been done for years. If you want to give an added "R"...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-27-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By EthanB
My favorite thing about the new TTech and Azek...

My favorite thing about the new TTech and Azek 10' railings is that I use 5' sections a lot so I'm only 1 hardware pack away from 2 rails. It's a pretty big savings.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By brhokel606
I have cut many trenches for plumbing in...

I have cut many trenches for plumbing in concrete. Several options, I have a 14" Husqvarna that I would never use inside due to mess and exhaust from engine. Husq makes an electric cutter that has a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-06-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,384
Posted By Tom M
My Weber is 17 years old... Genesis. I can...

My Weber is 17 years old... Genesis. I can replace a part at anytime.

The cheaper ones I had prior always rotted out
Forum: Framing 03-04-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,502
Posted By river rider
This would be better with full ply liners to the...

This would be better with full ply liners to the interior of the main framing. You'd get the sheer value plus the value of the entire thing being cantelever gusseted. The photo only has the...
Forum: Vehicles 03-01-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,193
Posted By sunkist
Wait till the end of the month ,see what that new...

Wait till the end of the month ,see what that new truck looks like after that $500 payment, show up with a clean truck and clean clothes washed and brushed, this will go alooooooooong way.
Forum: Vehicles 03-01-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,193
Posted By NYgutterguy
I'd Letter it up. Nothing wrong with that truck...

I'd Letter it up. Nothing wrong with that truck IMO


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Forum: Drywall 02-29-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,397
Posted By Sir Mixalot
I've seen that many times before. It usually...

I've seen that many times before. It usually looks like the metal has oxidized.

To repair it: I remove any mud that will come off> spray the areas with a can of Kilz> fiber tape > first coat hot...
Forum: Framing 02-27-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,284
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Well, that's how you build trust.

Well, that's how you build trust.
Forum: Business 02-12-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By builditguy
Even if you are given a written offer today, it...

Even if you are given a written offer today, it doesn't mean you have to answer instantly. Give it a few days to see what the other company offers.

Even if you only had one offer on the table,...
Forum: Business 02-11-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By HNContracting
Sounds like a good problem to have. At the end...

Sounds like a good problem to have. At the end of the day you have to look out for YOURSELF. I know how hard that can be in your situation considering company A embraced you at a time when you were...
Forum: Business 02-11-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By cheeks
Company A will be conducting the second interview...

Company A will be conducting the second interview tomorrow along with what sounds to be a formal written offer.

I met with company B this evening and informed them Ill be expecting an offer...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,615
Posted By Moxley-Kidwell
In my opinion it would be the owners...

In my opinion it would be the owners responsibility to provide access to the site. Unless your in an area that gets a ton of snow on a normal basis how do you predict 44"?
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,982
Posted By tipitop
Exactly situation like in that photo. And that...

Exactly situation like in that photo. And that middle wall is exactly like one that I will remove. Even that 1X between top of rafters is there and that overlapping of joists at mid wall is same. ...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,982
Posted By SmallTownGuy
This?

This?
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,615
Posted By SectorSecurity
Look at this as a lesson learned. Now you know...

Look at this as a lesson learned. Now you know going forward snow removal should be something clearly spelled out from the beginning.
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