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Forum: Business 09-20-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Jaws
I spent all of my time in the trades coming up,...

I spent all of my time in the trades coming up, never had any office time. I was a commercial superintendent for a couple years, and I did some estimating and takeoffs when I was waiting on projects...
Forum: Carpentry 09-19-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,324
Views: 1,613,190
Posted By NYgutterguy
Crushed the chit out that downspout lol ...

Crushed the chit out that downspout lol


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Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-12-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By Big Johnson
That thing is hideous

That thing is hideous
Forum: Electrical Picture Post 09-04-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,139
Posted By onmywayup
Electricity explained

Buddy sent me a pic of this last night. Found it to be pretty useful. Thought some of you might get a kick out of it. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180904/e19bc230e2d66dbf3fa42b97cfb0ec8d.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,131,798
Posted By Robie
467171

467171
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,131,798
Posted By Robie
A little powder room do-over last week. Of...

A little powder room do-over last week.

Of course the floor under the toilet was rotted. Had to take care of that and some new plumbing.

Tiled the floor, added 2x8 backers for two grab bars,...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-29-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,599
Posted By griz
sounds like an earl scheib...

sounds like an earl scheib special....:whistling:laughing:




some guys paint foundations some don't.

usually discussed prior to application.

paint the stairs....no way....
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,060
Posted By Warren
tried again, worked this time.

tried again, worked this time.
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,060
Posted By TNTRenovate
I can't think if there is a mess or things are...

I can't think if there is a mess or things are not organized. I try to take care of things as I go. So if there is a place for something, when I, or my guys, are done, it gets put back. I have posted...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,060
Posted By TNTRenovate
I would be but I am an OCD prick so my chit is...

I would be but I am an OCD prick so my chit is already in order, purged and sharpened.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-11-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,995
Posted By Anthill
4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding....

4" carpet, 4' baseboard, 4' crown moulding. problem solved.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-07-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,995
Posted By Calidecks
When did you see it had aggregate in it? When...

When did you see it had aggregate in it?
When did you notice how thick it was and why did you let him pour out?

You lost control of the job after the first shovel full.


Mike....
Forum: Business 08-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,758
Posted By pinwheel
Dictating my start/finish time is a good way to...

Dictating my start/finish time is a good way to not keep me as a sub. Having an adult conversation with me about what works well for you will have me trying to accommodate your scheduling. But I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,131,798
Posted By JFElec
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180703/4cf99230...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180703/4cf99230d6ec5e3494fdc34ae5602a5c.jpg


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Forum: Flooring 06-19-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,351
Posted By TheConstruct
Is it all on concrete? I'm assuming so. ...

Is it all on concrete? I'm assuming so.

Really depends on how the tile comes out. You may find one hallway comes up great and the next one is a royal PITA. Different installer, different thinset,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-19-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By kharwood
About time I introduced myself

I've been a long time lurker, occasional poster, figured it was about time to say hi and introduce myself.

I'm a one man show in central Connecticut. Mostly general carpentry, trim, rot repairs. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,791
Posted By Jaws
Lmao. The Gaines are worth millions and...

Lmao.

The Gaines are worth millions and millions at this point. It's a sham, the quaint thing. Big real estate company, subdivision, product lines.

That $40,000 fine and going to hurt...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-29-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,511
Posted By MattK
Trip to Chicago

Flew home from Chicago this evening after a 4 day weekend with the wife. Having never been, and having no specific itinerary, it was a blast. Between the news and other biased sources/statistics, I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-29-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,182
Posted By Leo G
I think you should afford yourself the luxury of...

I think you should afford yourself the luxury of a new window motor. One of these days the wrench isn't going to work and it'll be a rain or snow storm :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,243
Posted By avenge
You're the one that's supposed to know about the...

You're the one that's supposed to know about the material you're working with not the client regardless of where it comes from or who purchased it.

Why hire a "pro" if the "pro" doesn't know?
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,131,798
Posted By A&E Exteriors
Me? They just kept adding layers of pitch over...

Me? They just kept adding layers of pitch over the last 100ish years
Forum: Landscaping 05-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,801
Posted By griz
IMO, go for the screened. will save you time...

IMO, go for the screened.

will save you time & aggravation when you install.

not to mention having to get rid of a pile of chit when you get done raking the unscreened stuff.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By Easy Gibson
A sincere thank you to CT regarding pricing questions

I've spent quite a few hours on this here forum, which I've been posting on for most of my career in the trades and for 100% of my tenure as a self employed tradesman. This forum has been...
Forum: Featured Articles 04-16-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,528
Posted By brickhook
If a contractor buys a new truck...The SOB...

If a contractor buys a new truck...The SOB charges too much

If a contractor drives an old beater...The SOB is a Scab
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-16-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By Calidecks
I'm not even sure my wife knows what I do for a...

I'm not even sure my wife knows what I do for a living.


Mike.
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