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Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-10-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,878
Posted By Chris Doom
Plumb Gremlins

Plumb Gremlins
Forum: Carpentry 06-09-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Chris Doom
Welcome to the forum, I'm kinda new myself but...

Welcome to the forum, I'm kinda new myself but it's a pretty decent bunch of guys here.
While I'm 3K miles away where 100K a year is considered below the poverty line so I can't speak to your rate...
Forum: Carpentry 06-09-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Chris Doom
How's the search goin dude? Reading through all...

How's the search goin dude? Reading through all the replies all I think I can add is to say tha whatever you did bad is in the past and that having a wife and kids/ responsibilities is something you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-09-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By Chris Doom
Gonna try that 15 degree trick. Never fire...

Gonna try that 15 degree trick. Never fire anything longer than 1 3/4 either. I was on a job and some of the guys before me had messed up an 8ft sill so I pulled it out. In addition to shimming the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-08-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,878
Posted By Chris Doom
If I hung the door then I know it's plumb and...

If I hung the door then I know it's plumb and level, if not I check it first, then measure, mark for my reveal which I always eyeball unless there's some overriding reason I need to measure that out....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-08-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,878
Posted By Chris Doom
Funny how difficult the concept of plumb and...

Funny how difficult the concept of plumb and level is to some people:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Chris Doom
Cali and it's summer, no problem there , ...

Cali and it's summer, no problem there

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Giant oak tree over that entire half of the house, it's only got to get about 8 feet into the air.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Chris Doom
We got me, the new carpy, a junior framer (for...

We got me, the new carpy, a junior framer (for now at least), and some spot grunt labor to shred on the roof and lift on the beam. I say we can be done and have the new deck on in a week.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Chris Doom
When not to get too cute

So my boss brought this carpy back on cuz we're short-handed and he's an alright guy but a little dingy. We have a huge change order on a job. We have to replace 25 ft of 4x12 beam and double up a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-08-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 43,705
Posted By Chris Doom
I was using my buddy Milwaukee mini with the 12...

I was using my buddy Milwaukee mini with the 12 on it and yeah it was a beast but the battery was really heavy too. My thought was gee, think I'd trade a little torque and grabbing another battery...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
That should include a sponsorship fer chrissakes

That should include a sponsorship fer chrissakes
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
Wait, you can turn those off????

Wait, you can turn those off????
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
Anything running on steam? :laughing:

Anything running on steam? :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
Think there's a Murphy's Law somewhere the more...

Think there's a Murphy's Law somewhere the more you care about a level the heavier the gravitational pull on that level is.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
I bust out the power cord for the miter, table,...

I bust out the power cord for the miter, table, compressor, an extra couple 25ft cords off of those for the planer or sanders whatever then once a week I'll plug the bundle of makita chargers in and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
My son in college was working on Graphene, and...

My son in college was working on Graphene, and the Holy Grail is to be able to produce it cheaply. It can be produce from anything with carbon in it, he even made some out of Doritos but if it's...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
No comment

No comment
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
As long as it looks square and plumb, that's all...

As long as it looks square and plumb, that's all that matters in an old house. It usually ends up being a bunch of optical illusions lol.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
Co coworker said the same thing, he's holding on...

Co coworker said the same thing, he's holding on to his really old ones, I can't even tell what brands they were, heck, I can barely read them. It's why I started buying the Stabilas with the case to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
If it wasn't for scribe and caulk.......

If it wasn't for scribe and caulk.......
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
Oh man, he must have have been using that Empire...

Oh man, he must have have been using that Empire level I didn't buy lol
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
Yeah lucky for me I don't do a lot of framing.

Yeah lucky for me I don't do a lot of framing.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
True dat! Between the compressors and my co...

True dat!

Between the compressors and my co worker's stuff, we got plenty of cords and hoses running everywhere as it is. I'm slow enough as it is, gotta save time where I can and stopping to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Chris Doom
The company is a little short-handed and I was...

The company is a little short-handed and I was the first guy to check framing after it was done a while ago. A wet header on a back wall got us 3/8 at 8 out with a brand new slider that was...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By Chris Doom
Got a mixing drill, worm drive, sawzall, old...

Got a mixing drill, worm drive, sawzall, old drills, planers at home.
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