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Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,546
Posted By rrk
I once drywalled a cat in under a bathtub 9pm...

I once drywalled a cat in under a bathtub
9pm I get a phone call saying cat is missing and hearing meowing from under the tub
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-28-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 76,623
Posted By asevereid
Oh? Those aren't that great... They can't even...

Oh? Those aren't that great... They can't even cut hot dogs...

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Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By Rooster Cogburn
cut out that pipe and beat the plumber over the...

cut out that pipe and beat the plumber over the head with it.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By jeffmattero76
One of the best finish carpenters I ever worked...

One of the best finish carpenters I ever worked with was an uneducated man who could barely read and write. I would suggest at least speaking with the man before making any decision.

Sent from my...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By Bluudog
If you are in Canada (Ontario) you have to go...

If you are in Canada (Ontario) you have to go vertical to meet code. Well, you have to ensure the cables withstand the 4" sphere test and an engineer signs off or the manufacturer has an engineer...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By Calidecks
Climbable is no longer relevant. It wss taken out...

Climbable is no longer relevant. It wss taken out of the code in 2001.


Mike.
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Forum: Carpentry 01-25-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
OK. :whistling "Concrete Principles",...

OK. :whistling



"Concrete Principles", by Fahl.

"Masonry Skills", by Dick Kreh.

"Roof Framing", Marshall Gross.
Forum: Construction 01-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By Tinstaafl
Stringline.

Stringline.
Forum: Framing 11-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Kscarpentry
Good luck, and be safe! Sent from my...

Good luck, and be safe!

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Forum: Framing 11-19-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Kscarpentry
I work alone a lot. Anyway to build something...

I work alone a lot. Anyway to build something temporary to set one end on while you work on the other end? Lots of trips up and down while working alone. Good luck

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Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By TxElectrician
I'm reporting this post. Didn't like reading it...

I'm reporting this post. Didn't like reading it when I was 17, sure shouldn't be subjected to it 40 years later.

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Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,398
Posted By 480sparky
I once had a builder tell me he was going to...

I once had a builder tell me he was going to drill all the framing for wiring. He spent the better part of 3 days doing so.

His method was to set up a rotary laser and mark the face of each stud....
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,638
Posted By Jaws
Big Shot GC my ass, I'm talking the same way I...

Big Shot GC my ass, I'm talking the same way I talked almost 10 years ago when I joined here and was doing 15 or 20% of our volume now. I'm just a carpenter playing contractor until I run out of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,339
Posted By griz
Been through this a couple of times. Dropped...

Been through this a couple of times.

Dropped off, not installed liability is the sub.

Once it has been installed it became mine.

The times the liability was mine subs were VERY generous &...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,241
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Each time this thread resurfaces, I am...

Each time this thread resurfaces, I am immediately reminded of this vid.

Both OP & video guy belong to AHU. Ass Hats United.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP30okjpCko
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 184,267
Posted By J.C.
Thorogood work boots and shoes are made by the...

Thorogood work boots and shoes are made by the Weinbrenner Shoe Company (http://www.weinbrennerusa.com). Already on the list. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 184,267
Posted By J.C.
Air Compressors Jenny Products:...

Air Compressors

Jenny Products: (http://www.jennyproductsinc.com/) Hand Carry, Wheeled Portable and Stationary Compressors

Polar Air: (https://www.eatoncompressor.com/) Industrial Air...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 184,267
Posted By J.C.
Machinery Castle Inc.:...

Machinery

Castle Inc.: (http://www.castleusa.com/) Pocket Hole Machinery. (8/10/2013)

Eagle Machinery: (http://www.eaglemachinery-repair.com/) They are pretty much the old Oliver. They...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 184,267
Posted By J.C.
The original list is getting quite outdated so,...

The original list is getting quite outdated so, time for some updates. This is going to take a while. It was much nicer and easier when I could just edit the front page but I guess this will work...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,731
Posted By JBH
I read your story with interest, and I sympathize...

I read your story with interest, and I sympathize with the challenges you are facing finding meaningful work. But I see some worrisome warning signs: Not being able to get clients to write reviews...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,731
Posted By Jaws
1) You need to change some stuff up. I dont...

1) You need to change some stuff up.

I dont know enough about your situation to advise and dont pretend to, and dont pretend to be anyone who should give advice, but your habits and what your...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By 480sparky
Show up on time. Keep accurate records of the...

Show up on time.
Keep accurate records of the times and places you worked.
Keep accurate inventory records if this is your job.
Stock the truck after using something.
Maintain company tools....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-13-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,164
Posted By builditguy
When I started out, I considered myself a...

When I started out, I considered myself a construction whore. I would do anything for a buck. Now, it's hard to break that habit. We did a small job, the other day. $490 total. The whole time I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,903
Posted By Deckhead
I hear you, I just happen to disagree. I...

I hear you, I just happen to disagree.

I wasn't bad at business in general but I was a horrible GC. When I figured out what business I was supposed to be in, I did very well, when I tried to be...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-30-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Calidecks
I used a Rockwell to cut deck radiuses. Plenty of...

I used a Rockwell to cut deck radiuses. Plenty of balls....
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