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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-16-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,419
Posted By Willie T
How free is your state?

Since I can't peg this as either political nor religious, I figured this might be the place to have some fun with it.

"Freedom" rankings of our states:
http://mercatus.org/freedom-50-states-2011
Forum: Construction Picture Post 06-05-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,701
Posted By Joasis
Essentially. The "normal" rate for WC in Oklahoma...

Essentially. The "normal" rate for WC in Oklahoma is around 13%...or was, when I still had employees. That factor alone, and the uninsured crews doing "pole barns" killed steel erection, for the most...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-06-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,561
Posted By rosethornva
Good grief

That's a little extreme, isn't it? If you'd actually research this, you'd learn that lead levels in children have been *falling* through the years.

Lead paint is not that egregious a hazard. If...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-10-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,164
Posted By Rustbucket
I always glue the joints. A little extra...

I always glue the joints. A little extra assurance, I guess. On one hand, I think that the glue will help keep the joint tight long-term, i.e., over several seasons of expansion and contraction. ...
Forum: Drywall 01-05-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 42,757
Posted By TracyMC
The formula that I use is 1 bx taping, 2 bx of...

The formula that I use is 1 bx taping, 2 bx of topping, and a roll of tape per 1000 sq. ft
Forum: Business 10-17-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,975
Posted By JT Wood
have them email their resume, do NOT leave a...

have them email their resume, do NOT leave a phone number


then you won't be disturbed
Forum: Carpentry 04-25-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,469
Posted By TimelessQuality
brown sharpie.... I bet these guys are...

brown sharpie....



I bet these guys are getting cut rates from Pella to bang em out fast.

I would guess they're only getting paint grade rates and are providing just that.

geez......
Forum: Carpentry 04-21-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 30,643
Posted By Willie T
I pulled my own garage ridge back up to level...

I pulled my own garage ridge back up to level with screw jacks on the ridge board and turnbuckled cables from opposing rafter ends.

The operative words here are "gently" and "slowly". Took about...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,983
Posted By SLSTech
Free estimates - they are on my site & done over...

Free estimates - they are on my site & done over the phone

Measurements, Designs, Consultations, etc... are a service which I charge for
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Cache
Well, it's great to consider all these issues...

Well, it's great to consider all these issues when making the decisions, but one of the really important aspects to building a custom home is resale. Most homes will be resold within 10 years so it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 38,954
Posted By JumboJack
They can take my Ramset away from me when they...

They can take my Ramset away from me when they pry it from my cold dead hands!
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 24,873
Posted By rotarex
I drill cabinet doors all the time with hand held...

I drill cabinet doors all the time with hand held drill, I got my bit from HD.
Forum: Carpentry 03-23-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,311
Posted By JumboJack
My first few day's on a job site I was a little...

My first few day's on a job site I was a little miffed that my boss didn't say please when he asked me for something......I got over it real quick.
Forum: Carpentry 03-22-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,311
Posted By JumboJack
Well if it's too much for you to handle you could...

Well if it's too much for you to handle you could check to see if any flower shops are hiring....
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-21-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By 422 plumber
Because I don't want to set the bar too high.

Because I don't want to set the bar too high.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-20-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,653
Posted By Gus Dering
I was ready to predict you chiming in with that,...

I was ready to predict you chiming in with that, Dr. Tool. You are so predictable.:laughing:

There are draw backs to your domino as it pertains to a standard face frame construction.

- pocket...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-09-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,327
Posted By GreatWest
Something fishy about this latest throttle...

Something fishy about this latest throttle sticking in CA. I think the guy was setting things up for a lawsuit myself.:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,442
Posted By Winchester
For residential: I don't call them estimates...

For residential:

I don't call them estimates anymore. I charge a fee to do up a detailed proposal with scope of work.

I can tell them roughly over the phone something like "a bathroom remodel...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 02-27-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,972
Posted By Tom R
Some people make better puppets than pilots . . .

Some people make better puppets than pilots . . .
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 02-27-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,972
Posted By Tom R
Not sure why some of you are trying to change the...

Not sure why some of you are trying to change the debate to your own convenience, - - it's got nothing to do with containing dust, - - it's got to do with over-regulation.

If you want to argue...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 02-26-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,972
Posted By Tom M
Its a legal nightmare at a time when customers...

Its a legal nightmare at a time when customers have disappeared. It should disappear rather than be led by cheerleaders.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 02-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,972
Posted By Tom R
More expensive government to save us, - - it's a...

More expensive government to save us, - - it's a wonder how these customers are still alive to even call us to begin with with all these dangers lurking in the very air they've been breathing their...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By bwalley
What does it matter how much he is making? ...

What does it matter how much he is making?

Were you paid the agreed upon price for your work?

The guy may have been hard to deal with and beat down his subs, but you chose to work for him.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-24-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,193
Posted By jlhaslip
I do a quick line of foam deep into the recess...

I do a quick line of foam deep into the recess and come back several times to fill the window.
Anything over 24 inches tall or wide gets stiffeners/stickers to stop bowing.
And low expanding foam...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-19-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,325
Posted By cabinet runner
For me properly maintained paslodes work fine .

For me properly maintained paslodes work fine .
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