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Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-26-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,492
Posted By mgb
I would love to work with some finger joint...

I would love to work with some finger joint poplar.

You guy's don't know how good you have it until EVERYTHING is MDF. Even million dollar homes.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,556
Posted By mgb
Depends on how pressing the job is. Had a...

Depends on how pressing the job is.

Had a bad cold/flu a few months ago, cold chills and quite dizzy. I took a few days off, was kinda a slow week anyway. Call me a wuss.

Typically it has to be...
Forum: Vehicles 04-08-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By mgb
Update... Got the bilstein shocks installed...

Update...

Got the bilstein shocks installed today, well worth the money. The handling on the truck is drastically improved, no more body roll, corners very well, even brakes better.

Really...
Forum: Carpentry 03-27-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,596
Posted By mgb
I agree with people that state, start out with...

I agree with people that state, start out with framing. To me a good finishing carpenter, is also a good carpenter all around.

I've worked along side some "trim" guys that hand drive 3" casing...
Forum: Vehicles 03-10-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By mgb
Ok, I decided to put the money towards new...

Ok, I decided to put the money towards new shocks. Trucks sitting @ 61k so its probably needed.

For a bit more money than bags would've cost, I'll have bilstein's.

Thanks again
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-04-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,120
Posted By mgb
I decide based on the amount of work that's gone...

I decide based on the amount of work that's gone into the house.

Have I spent 2 months running crown/doors/base/wainscoting? I can justify spending a little more time dialing things in by coping,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-23-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,956,192
Posted By mgb
I appreciate your opinion, but I think you're...

I appreciate your opinion, but I think you're wrong. I definitely should've started with 80 grit on the cat.

The cero's does feel a bit nicer, I do think being site based it's just another thing...
Forum: Carpentry 02-08-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,811
Posted By mgb
Struggling with full lengths of trim in a bedroom...

Struggling with full lengths of trim in a bedroom is going to far outweigh any sort of convenience...

Not only is there the issue of getting dust everywhere. You're also likely to drop an offcut...
Forum: Carpentry 02-07-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,774
Posted By mgb
So you get underneath and cut out whatever rot...

So you get underneath and cut out whatever rot you can/try to pull subfloor without messing up insulation. Then patch in.

Above sure sounds alot easier, and I'm sure its like $20 in foam they're...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-31-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,788
Posted By mgb
I just carry around a 3/4" with a hickory handle,...

I just carry around a 3/4" with a hickory handle, i don't know the brand. Really good steel tho. Think it was $30 cad. Waay lighter than the composite stanley/marples e.t.c.

I carry a little flat...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-31-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,375
Posted By mgb
I've made tool holders for my pro-trimmer set. I...

I've made tool holders for my pro-trimmer set. I found the tool holders on it to be fairly useless.

So I made these, the holder has a tab that clips into the empty pencil holders. They're made...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-31-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,386
Posted By mgb
Winders aren't allowed here so luckily I don't...

Winders aren't allowed here so luckily I don't have to deal with things like that. Maybe thats a reno, can't tell.

Busy staircase, I think eliminating that right hand newel at the bottom (where...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-27-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,956,192
Posted By mgb
I think aircraft drill bits are just longer,...

I think aircraft drill bits are just longer, stumbled across that fact last night somehow.

http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?cat=1,180,42240&p=73721
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-27-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,505
Posted By mgb
It's nice to see the hitachi c10fsh get some...

It's nice to see the hitachi c10fsh get some recognition.

It has short coming's like every other tool. But it's an incredibly smooth/fine saw. There's no start up kick, or blade drop when the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-24-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,376
Posted By mgb
I keep forgetting. When you guys say you...

I keep forgetting.

When you guys say you biscuit/domino your miters. I always think its really unnecessary. I forgot some people still work with real wood.

Mdf doesn't put up much of a fight,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,957
Posted By mgb
I've had plenty of screw ups. Just seems to be...

I've had plenty of screw ups. Just seems to be part of the game.

Dropped tools, damaged floors.

Used to fasten the tops of my pocket door frames. Until finishing up a house and the pocket door...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-22-2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,862
Posted By mgb
Thanks for the advice guys! Somehow I couldn't...

Thanks for the advice guys! Somehow I couldn't wrap my head around how to router a taper in these. Thankfully I am enlightened. Makeshift router table worked well.

Pencil marks were a rough idea,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-21-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,862
Posted By mgb
^Forstner bit/drill guide/table saw, no jigsaw. A...

^Forstner bit/drill guide/table saw, no jigsaw. A bandsaw would've made life alot easier, anyway I kept the blocks 10" long with full support from an oversized push block. took a 1/2" bite each pass....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-21-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,862
Posted By mgb
Tapered/housed french cleat, ideas for milling?

I'm part way through making some of these. All on a jobsite table saw, has been interesting...

http://www.tandemstudio.co.uk/images/fullsize-furniture/full-hooks-01.jpg
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-14-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,226
Posted By mgb
Track saw is the biggest game changer for me. It...

Track saw is the biggest game changer for me. It took me so long to get over the price of one.

Couldn't be happier, it opened my eyes to all the other tools that offer good dust collection too.
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-25-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,092
Posted By mgb
Wood glue/collins clamp, maybe a pin nail. 2...

Wood glue/collins clamp, maybe a pin nail.

2 1/4" casing tells me its not a million dollar home.


Shocked to see that some guys around here don't even glue their miters. New construction, made...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-09-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,656
Posted By mgb
Very nice work, even if you cheated a little. ...

Very nice work, even if you cheated a little.

I remember when I used to actually use wood to build things...
Forum: Health & Safety 08-31-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,290
Posted By mgb
I'm sure yoga or stretching excersizes could...

I'm sure yoga or stretching excersizes could really help.

Can't remember the exact video. But there was an army vet that could hardly walk @ 40. Doctors said that's the way it had to be. But he...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-22-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,939
Posted By mgb
Easiest cheapest way, which is what they seem to...

Easiest cheapest way, which is what they seem to want. Would be to rip a dado into your new jambs.

Screwing around with a multimaster would be my last choice.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-29-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,318
Posted By mgb
All I can say is I have no regret spending the...

All I can say is I have no regret spending the $800 or so it cost to get my commonly used items into systainers/sortainers.

I find they're really great for multi res when your covering hundreds of...
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