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Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-06-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,170
Posted By youngcarpenter
So do you remove the stop put the screws in and...

So do you remove the stop put the screws in and then re nail the stop?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-06-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,170
Posted By youngcarpenter
DISCUSSION: Hanging Pre Hung interior doors best practices

Been a while since Ive been on here.

At work today me and my boss were discussing hanging doors. Im one of a few carpenters he's the GC.

He was telling me to stop installing the doors with...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 04-29-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By youngcarpenter
Paul I would love to connect and send you a copy...

Paul I would love to connect and send you a copy of my resume.

-Aaron
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 04-24-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By youngcarpenter
5 years experience Carpenter Frame to finish LOOKING FOR WORK BOSTON

Im looking for work in the greater Boston area around August. I have 5 years experience in new construction and full house remodeling.

Message me if you have anything or are interested. I have a...
Forum: Framing 04-08-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,599
Posted By youngcarpenter
Same here the inspector usually doesn't make it...

Same here the inspector usually doesn't make it out on site till the house is at least half sided. The roofer are usually out within 4-6 hours of the roof decking being done. Schedules are tight!
Forum: Framing 04-01-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,403
Posted By youngcarpenter
Continuous jacks/trimmers or notch sill into them

What do ya'll do for window framing on exterior load bearing walls.

Do you run the trimmer/jack from the bottom plate all the way up the bottom of the header or do you run a small cripple from...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-24-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By youngcarpenter
Sticky Sneakers/boots

Those who wear sneakers while decking a roof what sneakers have you found grip the best? If you prefer boots do you find one kind of soul to be stickiest?
Forum: Framing 03-21-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By youngcarpenter
Dam man an 8! thats bold!

Dam man an 8! thats bold!
Forum: Framing 03-21-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By youngcarpenter
Roof Cleats

A couple of discussion topics. At what pitch do you feel you need 2x4 cleats nailed down when decking? Or do you have any alternatives you like?

Personally anything above a 7/12 and Im cleating...
Forum: Framing 03-01-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
The hand unloading? Took 5 minutes. The setting...

The hand unloading? Took 5 minutes. The setting of them went fine we split the difference in length equally on either end and ran a string for the rim board tapping it in or out to make it straight....
Forum: Framing 02-28-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
No they were not infact due to the weird street...

No they were not infact due to the weird street and small lot they were hand unloaded from the truck too, only about 20 or so of them
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,608
Posted By youngcarpenter
I keep the mini fast back in my pocket always at...

I keep the mini fast back in my pocket always at work or at home it never leaves. I totally forgot to mention it because its just like my phone and wallet you don't even think about it
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,608
Posted By youngcarpenter
What utility knife do you use?

Im seeing more and more guys carrying these twist lock style snap off utility knives. Tajima makes a few olfa, dewalt, stanley, and milwaukee make versions.

What do you all carry in your tool...
Forum: Framing 02-24-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,599
Posted By youngcarpenter
DISCUSSION Sheathing walls on the deck or after standing?

So Im from the northeast and generally we square and sheath our walls on the deck and then stand them up and brace them. What do you all do? Give your location and how you do it. Im curious about...
Forum: Framing 02-24-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
The boss said not to trim them. At the end of...

The boss said not to trim them. At the end of the day its his business not mine. I wouldnt have used friggen web trusses for the floor. I wouldve gone I joists and skipped this entire issue but...
Forum: Framing 02-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
Listen Im not claiming the worlds best knowledge...

Listen Im not claiming the worlds best knowledge of carpentry or framing I was just asking for a suggestion. The trusses went in today and the second floor walls. I split the difference and ran a...
Forum: Framing 02-23-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
I like that! I think ill give that a go

I like that! I think ill give that a go
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
I would be using I joists if it were up to me but...

I would be using I joists if it were up to me but its not. Not my company Im just an employee using what my boss buys!
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
So that would be my method too but they don't...

So that would be my method too but they don't have a normal rim joist they use a 2x4 rim joist notched in to them like this

http://www.precisionrooftrusses.com/_images/t-floor.jpg
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
Haha I should send them back! Maybe Im being a...

Haha I should send them back! Maybe Im being a little anal about cutting 3/8". What Im really worried about is the inspector noticing and being a pain. Mabye If I cut em and then dirty up the cut...
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
The engineered web floor trusses cannot be cut. ...

The engineered web floor trusses cannot be cut. It is written in the packet that comes with them from the manufacturer.
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
That was what I thought. I was sorta hoping...

That was what I thought. I was sorta hoping there was some magical fix
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
they can not be cut

they can not be cut
Forum: Framing 02-22-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By youngcarpenter
Web Floor Trusses that are not accurate

What do you do when your web floor trusses that are supposed to be 174" but range 3/8" +/- They just showed up and Ill be setting them Saturday but I decided today to measure them and see if they...
Forum: Framing 02-19-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,790
Posted By youngcarpenter
Haha Im just an employee but thats a good one!

Haha Im just an employee but thats a good one!
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