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Forum: Masonry 06-19-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,350
Posted By Rockmonster
Stand out would be Perm-a-barrier by...

Stand out would be Perm-a-barrier by Grace.....it's a very distinctive green, and super tough. It doesn't stick quite like Ice and Water, but you won't want it to on a windy 92 degree day. :vs_mad:...
Forum: Masonry 06-02-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,350
Posted By Rockmonster
I was at Maury St. In Richmond some years...

I was at Maury St. In Richmond some years back......Riverside Brick? Anyhow, they had THE nicest selection of brick I had ever seen......some beautiful handmade brick as well.....one of which would...
Forum: Masonry 04-09-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,932
Posted By Rockmonster
They're probably waiting to hear back from the...

They're probably waiting to hear back from the roofer.........:whistling



:laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-27-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,505
Posted By Rockmonster
Huh. I've spent some time in Amarillo. Their...

Huh. I've spent some time in Amarillo.

Their slogan should be 'You can have it'
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,111
Posted By Rockmonster
As Spaz and SFO mentioned, it depends on the...

As Spaz and SFO mentioned, it depends on the charge. AND the person.

My first helper....I bailed him out more than once.....good kid who couldn't drink.......well, could.....but shouldn't have. ...
Forum: Masonry 06-21-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By Rockmonster
A little confusing, but maybe a little more...

A little confusing, but maybe a little more info.....

First off, was the clay excavated initially, or was the footing dug/poured only around the perimeter? You've got a walkout, and you're at...
Forum: Masonry 05-28-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,217
Posted By Rockmonster
I'd give you $30 for it....I've been looking for...

I'd give you $30 for it....I've been looking for one for years...used a cohort's many years ago, and sorta liked it. Yours looks like it's all still there!

Lemme know......maybe I'll throw in a...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-10-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,642
Posted By Rockmonster
Beautiful work.....I think you have a very...

Beautiful work.....I think you have a very bright, and likely incredibly rewarding future.....that would be near the top of my list on 'dream job'.........

That's a skill set we don't often get to...
Forum: Masonry 05-09-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,202
Posted By Rockmonster
Did you say he's a roofer, and he's working on...

Did you say he's a roofer, and he's working on his own home, and he's in his early thirties?

Boy, did I go into the wrong business......
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,819
Posted By Rockmonster
:eek::eek: No doubt. And with a little luck,...

:eek::eek: No doubt. And with a little luck, those cuts will all be in the brickwork.......:whistling
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,600
Posted By Rockmonster
X2. :thumbsup: Leaving the rope in? Never even...

X2. :thumbsup: Leaving the rope in? Never even seen that until this pic.....
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,116
Posted By Rockmonster
While those new foottubes seem to me the best...

While those new foottubes seem to me the best mousetrap yet, I would just pour six footings with verticals for the sonotubes.....you have the room, and not knowing either the weight of the structure,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-02-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Rockmonster
This fight has been too long in coming.....I love...

This fight has been too long in coming.....I love boxing, but this is sort of bittersweet....a great matchup of differing styles, but maybe the last big fight in a dying sport.....

Pac-man in a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-28-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Rockmonster
Ah, Metro West.....Welcome Elberth!

Ah, Metro West.....Welcome Elberth!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-28-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,006
Posted By Rockmonster
You should ask them "what kind is it?" And then...

You should ask them "what kind is it?" And then just "deal.......where do you want the TV?" if you like the car........ :thumbsup:


On topic though, people who don't/won't bag their own...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,920
Posted By Rockmonster
You could head anywhere you want.......you're 27,...

You could head anywhere you want.......you're 27, so you have time to find/create your niche.

High end homes needing talented woodworkers are almost everywhere, from Honolulu to Boston,...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 03-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Rockmonster
What is the backstory on this? I've had 200yo...

What is the backstory on this? I've had 200yo homes go back down on level foundations where there's lots of daylight, but this looks nothing like a new OR level foundation.........

It doesn't...
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,409
Posted By Rockmonster
Get a 'Hot Box' (by Red Dragon).....I've got two...

Get a 'Hot Box' (by Red Dragon).....I've got two of them, you can dial em down, and they will crank when needed......plus, you can put about 200 lbs on top of them as well........when you need to...
Forum: Masonry 02-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,223
Posted By Rockmonster
Why 10 twice? Is that easier than finding a guy...

Why 10 twice? Is that easier than finding a guy that can count to 20 once? :laughing:
Forum: Masonry 02-08-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,466
Posted By Rockmonster
I've seen them, perhaps they never really caught...

I've seen them, perhaps they never really caught on because the nature of terra cotta tiles, being quite imperfect....

Maybe because the reality is that too few stacks are plumb......

I've...
Forum: Masonry 02-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Rockmonster
I didn't see the lower part, but usually the back...

I didn't see the lower part, but usually the back wall will go up plumb for anywhere from 13-16 inches........at least that's how I've done it for many years.....and I'll weave/bond those with a...
Forum: Masonry 02-06-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Rockmonster
That third pic is sorta tough to see what's...

That third pic is sorta tough to see what's happening, but I don't think this is that hard....

I'm guessing you mean the damper is 3/4" off of the lintel, which, if it's the lintel over the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,023
Posted By Rockmonster
Can you get in the crawlspace or basement and...

Can you get in the crawlspace or basement and check the underside of the subfloor, or whatever is accessible, in different areas with a laser?

Some of the stuff doesn't seem to add up......door...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-30-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,649
Posted By Rockmonster
Hoagie, sub, grinder, hero, po' boy, bomber,...

Hoagie, sub, grinder, hero, po' boy, bomber, wedge, or whatever the locals call 'em......it could definitely be done.....but you gotta have good bread......

You start with great bread, and they...
Forum: Masonry 01-29-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,866
Posted By Rockmonster
SS=stainless steel? I'm not aware that Rose made...

SS=stainless steel? I'm not aware that Rose made one, but I do have a Bon that I really do like.......bought sight unseen, and I don't generally do that.....

As far as I know, standard and limber...
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