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Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By fjn
Spent half my life around hot water and steam...

Spent half my life around hot water and steam heat,certainly has some advantages.......to a point.If it were me,I'd add a a small wall mount electric heater and call it a day. Our homes in reality...
Forum: Masonry 12-05-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By fjn
You betcha ! I can do gas or electric,been dong...

You betcha ! I can do gas or electric,been dong it for 52 years.:eek:
I can fix anything with a welder but a broken heart.:laughing:
Forum: Masonry 12-04-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By fjn
:thumbsup::thumbsup: I cannot...

:thumbsup::thumbsup:



I cannot even begin to count the "things" I have fabricated for various needs. Also,I would certainly not rely on one of those "gadgets" to prop a multi wythe...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,128
Posted By fjn
Do a rain screen wall,the batten strips over the...

Do a rain screen wall,the batten strips over the studs will solve that question + it is the much better system to employ.:thumbsup:
Forum: Masonry 12-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By fjn
Yeah I hear you Windy, think they actually span 6...

Yeah I hear you Windy, think they actually span 6 ft.,still not much.Between the hassle of trying to source them ,I think I would just weld some up in my shop to accommodate the size I need.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By fjn
I have had good luck with Sears die hard boots.

I have had good luck with Sears die hard boots.
Forum: Masonry 12-03-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By fjn
Here is another U.K. device I stumbled upon...

Here is another U.K. device I stumbled upon several years ago,it seems way more handy and less obtrusive.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQJ8AuWfPWw
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 551
Posted By fjn
I can't leave this one off my list. ...

I can't leave this one off my list.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSav51fVlKU
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 551
Posted By fjn
Here is an old Elvis tune banged out on the 88,s...

Here is an old Elvis tune banged out on the 88,s . Besides the chick being hot,she really can carry a tune!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFeJhjmXyAM
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-27-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 551
Posted By fjn
Your Favorite Instrumental

Here is one of mine + favorite rendition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QGKlZLgz3w
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-27-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By fjn
In the 1800,s around here we had an infamous...

In the 1800,s around here we had an infamous woman who killed around 14,mostly husbands and fed many to her hogs.:eek:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Gunness
Forum: Masonry 11-25-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By fjn
There are many "green" form oils ...

There are many "green" form oils


http://emisupplies.com/form-release-agents.html
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,238
Posted By fjn
A camera would be best ,but since it was never...

A camera would be best ,but since it was never hooked up,not an option.You can get a curtain rod,sharpen a sharp pencil point on tip,weld on a T handle and start probing,the top will probably be less...
Forum: Masonry 11-22-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By fjn
No,tack a 1/4" square dowel on the top,break the...

No,tack a 1/4" square dowel on the top,break the top edges with a small hand plane,will be easier to remove.
Forum: Masonry 11-22-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By fjn
Kickers are a good idea,even if you think you...

Kickers are a good idea,even if you think you don't need them,better to safe than sorry. Also,form a drip kerf on that overhang.:thumbsup:
Forum: Masonry 11-19-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By fjn
I'll try to 'guess' what is meant regarding...

I'll try to 'guess' what is meant regarding flashing. When I think of sprung mental flashing,I think of a reglet cut in masonry with a metal folded a tad more than 45 degrees pushed into that kerf....
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By fjn
Item # 6 in the article I posted had a...

Item # 6 in the article I posted had a recommendation I read about 20 years ago also. It stated that with solid blocking,they need to be in line as opposed to the typical offset usually used. Has...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By fjn
:thumbsup: I've read a spec. or two...

:thumbsup:


I've read a spec. or two from metal roofing producers that said same thing.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By fjn
This may help. ...

This may help.

https://www.finehomebuilding.com/pdf/021184090.pdf
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-14-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By fjn
A Judge Does Right

IMHO .


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K60JpNtOS2U
Forum: Masonry 11-13-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By fjn
Take your pick,just don't leave home without...

Take your pick,just don't leave home without them,they don't call them speed leads for nothing. The chimneys / piers are about 1 / 2 way thru.

...
Forum: Masonry 11-13-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By fjn
I sure hope so,remember I tried several years ago...

I sure hope so,remember I tried several years ago all to no avail !:laughing:


Google Bon -Tool chimney brackets
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By fjn
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By fjn
Order the new $ 250 door. I learned a long time...

Order the new $ 250 door. I learned a long time ago,I've gotten in trouble every time when trying to "protect" a customers checkbook . That is how the old saying got coined "no good deed goes...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By fjn
No pun intended, hdavis nailed it.:thumbsup:

No pun intended, hdavis nailed it.:thumbsup:
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