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Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By OknickYo
Valid point... everyone else thinks us...

Valid point... everyone else thinks us Minnesotans all talk like in Fargo, which isn't even in Minnesota... forget about Minnesota nice while you're at it.. more or less Minnesota passive...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By OknickYo
It is what it is! We have all had projects we may...

It is what it is! We have all had projects we may have gotten an inflated sense of worth over! Also... the opposite is true!... my most expensive and time costing mistake was... finished one job,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By OknickYo
Just so I be known! I'm not hating on anyone or...

Just so I be known! I'm not hating on anyone or any state! I've seen plenty of Minnesotan green horns get all fluffy about something, run off and start "their own crew".. minus insurance, licensing,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By OknickYo
California valley!! If were on the same page with...

California valley!! If were on the same page with that you're talking about asphalt shingles.. i know that as a "California weave"... lmao
Forum: Architecture & Design 02-16-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,916
Posted By OknickYo
On top of being a contractor my family owns and...

On top of being a contractor my family owns and operates a print shop.. customized everything paper is kind of a huge first day impression and then digital on a more your getting the job let's tweak...
Forum: Architecture & Design 02-16-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,770
Posted By OknickYo
Vaguely it would qualify as a...

Vaguely it would qualify as a "Veranda"...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By OknickYo
I've had the pleasure of meeting some of you already!!

So my bad on the intro forum! Went right to the banter forum! LMAO.

I'm Jim, (just a stupid framer to some). I've been self employed since the day I got out of high school. At first it was a bunch...
Forum: Masonry 02-15-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
The problems that come up even when you have the...

The problems that come up even when you have the best laid out plan when working on personal projects is the fact my mind goes to "or I could do this" and when it's a minor upcharge for material...
Forum: Masonry 02-13-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Don't tell the EPA (if it still exists by the...

Don't tell the EPA (if it still exists by the time this happens) but I'll end up rubbing a little diesel on everything if that's the case!
Forum: Masonry 02-13-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
So up here in the Nordic we get a few west coast...

So up here in the Nordic we get a few west coast slum, I can't honestly say how many times I've heard the phrase "that's not how we do it in California".... not to mention how many products cause...
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Ahhhhh. Well if I don't get shunned away I may...

Ahhhhh. Well if I don't get shunned away I may have to plagiarize that! My career favorite has been "eeeh. That shouldn't take more than an hour".... 3 days later
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
..... yes... haha..... (currently wet, leaching...

..... yes... haha..... (currently wet, leaching out now that it has somewhere to go) nice shock absorbing clay!
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
I should have probably taken that advice about a...

I should have probably taken that advice about a decade ago!! I still have great hearing... but if I'm in a load room I can't distinguish one conversation from the next.. I did listen to an aging...
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
I feel like there is humor or sarcasm here that...

I feel like there is humor or sarcasm here that I'm not picking up on.. which is cool.. haha, enlighten?? You wanna come do it for 350 or that's the hours I'll need.. lbvs- ps. Congrats on another...
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Sawdust?? Do you mean man glitter? If there is...

Sawdust?? Do you mean man glitter? If there is one thing I'm efficient at it would be making a mess!
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Thank you, he does have it right, I know I can go...

Thank you, he does have it right, I know I can go at least 10 inches based on the depth leaving my house as is.. in talks with the city about their depth, probably going to replace water in and waste...
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
As I said to another...

So.. I'm a generally (95% of the time) new home contractor mostly subbing trades and occasionally doing the framing.. this is a personal project on my personal home.. sewer kept backing up, broke up...
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Status.. so much to do nothing gets done..

So.. I'm a generally (95% of the time) new home contractor mostly subbing trades and occasionally doing the framing.. this is a personal project on my personal home.. sewer kept backing up, broke up...
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
I said 60 year old.. pressure i have no idea.....

I said 60 year old.. pressure i have no idea.. medium aggregate.. I don't know about any of the other aspects.. a normal 1962 basement slab i suppose!
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Critical was the wrong word. There seems to be a...

Critical was the wrong word. There seems to be a few people that state "its a place to talk about anything without criticism" and it seems those people like to critisize.. i impropriety used critical...
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
This is very true, and well this is the latter of...

This is very true, and well this is the latter of the two! As I was saying though, not my field of expertise.. as I was simply looking for advice from a professional in or near this particular...
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
I appreciate your opinion. I will take it into...

I appreciate your opinion. I will take it into consideration upon purchasing or renting required equipment, your assumptions that I am a DIYer are not required, as a matter of fact I did take some...
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By OknickYo
Lightbulb Demolition time required....

I'm working on first time personal project and am trying to determine how much time allotment I should consider for just breaking up, not removing a (60ish year old) 4" basement concrete slab with a...
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