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Forum: Masonry 12-26-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,663
Posted By 6stringmason
I see numerous problems with the execution....

I see numerous problems with the execution. ****ty material is one. You can tell just by looking at how it was laid that it was a wham, bam, thank you ma'am job.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,851
Posted By 6stringmason
By new residential I'm referring to brand new...

By new residential I'm referring to brand new home, non occupied. A remodel or interior work shirts are a must.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,851
Posted By 6stringmason
Tshirts off when hot?

I thought I saw a thread years ago on this but I couldn't find it, but I want to know where most stand about letting guys take their shirts off on new residential when its hot out. My wife says no,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,547
Posted By 6stringmason
Theres no reason for that. Nails not pounded back...

Theres no reason for that. Nails not pounded back through?? ****, thats jobsite 101 stuff. I'd have been pissed too.
Forum: Masonry 03-28-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,062
Posted By 6stringmason
I agree on the intersections Diamond. When Im...

I agree on the intersections Diamond. When Im there if they put them I make them pull stone off and re do it.

They didnt send a very good selection of stone to begin with in my opinion. Not many...
Forum: Masonry 03-24-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,062
Posted By 6stringmason
Yes the homeowner loves it. And just to be...

Yes the homeowner loves it.

And just to be fair on the joint size, I did a few sample panels for the homeowner because she was on the fence about tight joints vs whats in the pic, vs full joints...
Forum: Masonry 03-24-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,062
Posted By 6stringmason
Thanks guys. I appreciate the feed back. It...

Thanks guys. I appreciate the feed back. It natural thin veneer, and they werent the easiest to work with and many of them were the same size. Like I said, I've made many attempts to tell him how to...
Forum: Masonry 03-24-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,062
Posted By 6stringmason
HA! I dont know if I'd have the patience or get...

HA! I dont know if I'd have the patience or get someone with a fat enough wallet to have the time for crisp corners like that!
Forum: Masonry 03-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,062
Posted By 6stringmason
Need a favor....

I sent a guy to finish the porch area including columns, under the door, and along both sides of the door. There are numerous errors that I've told him more than a few times to watch for and correct....
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,280
Posted By 6stringmason
You dont think so? I would think nailing lathe to...

You dont think so? I would think nailing lathe to OSB, or similar sheathing like on home exteriors is better than cement board. Obviously you have to put the moisture barriers on it, but I'd rather...
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,280
Posted By 6stringmason
If its not a whole lot of sq footage, I would...

If its not a whole lot of sq footage, I would probably tear it off, put on OSB, or some other sheeting depending on what it is, and water proof, lathe and scratch. We've only done manufactured stone...
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,325
Posted By 6stringmason
I havent specifically done the math on fuel...

I havent specifically done the math on fuel costs, but LP up here is hovering around $1.80 per. Kerosene is above that, and diesel is at $2.50 ish.

I also like not smelling the diesel or kerosene...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,325
Posted By 6stringmason
I switched to LP for simplicity. I was sick of...

I switched to LP for simplicity. I was sick of fixing all the muilt fuel heaters I had, and filling up jugs all the time. Now I just get some 100lb cylinders for running during the day, or 20's for...
Forum: Masonry 12-31-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,737
Posted By 6stringmason
Im not worried about SAM until it grows legs, an...

Im not worried about SAM until it grows legs, an AI, and starts shooting lasers
Forum: Masonry 11-06-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,699
Posted By 6stringmason
Craigslist "jack of all trades" strikes...

Craigslist "jack of all trades" strikes again.
Forum: Masonry 10-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,240
Posted By 6stringmason
Just to clarify I don't haul stuff away. We throw...

Just to clarify I don't haul stuff away. We throw our junk in the dumpster, stack our pallets, and organize material for pick up
Forum: Masonry 10-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,240
Posted By 6stringmason
We always clean our job site up. Pick up is done...

We always clean our job site up. Pick up is done daily, and a thorough cleaning is done Friday before we leave in case some one walks around. This way we don't look like slobs.

We also give the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-20-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By 6stringmason
Thanks brickhook. Its a mix of a few different...

Thanks brickhook. Its a mix of a few different stones local around here. The GC had some material left over from a couple jobs and we hodge podged it together.

Its Fond Du Lac stone for the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By 6stringmason
Thanks Griz!

Thanks Griz!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-20-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By 6stringmason
Pic brighten??

Any chance someone can edit this so its a bit brighter?
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a197/6stringmason/IMG_2091.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/6stringmason/media/IMG_2091.jpg.html)
Forum: Masonry 10-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By 6stringmason
Ahh that clears it up.

Ahh that clears it up.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-16-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,895
Posted By 6stringmason
Great work!!

Great work!!
Forum: Masonry 10-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By 6stringmason
Brick removal for new window thread

I didnt get a chance to comment on that thread before it got closed, but I was wondering about the angle iron over arched windows.

I've never seen anyone in this area use angle irons over arched...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-12-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,776
Posted By 6stringmason
Im on there. I just liked your guys pages and...

Im on there. I just liked your guys pages and will peruse at leisure.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kamps-MasonryConcrete-Countertop-Design/231566206923069

I like facebook for my business so...
Forum: Masonry 10-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,450
Posted By 6stringmason
Thats sucks man. I would do what Nick said...

Thats sucks man. I would do what Nick said personally, especially if I had somewhere else to be. Thats a slap in the face. Get paid, and tell her to pound sand, in a nice way of course, and let the...
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