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Forum: Carpentry 05-24-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By heavy_d
Dont mind the Downspout.. Homeowners doing....

Dont mind the Downspout.. Homeowners doing. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190524/87e80b9cd4f94722b56a8dbe7631b482.jpg

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Forum: Carpentry 05-23-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By heavy_d
I had 2 other guys come and help lift. 4 of us....

I had 2 other guys come and help lift. 4 of us. It went fine. It was heavy but no problem. I'll post pics when I completely finish. Still need to install door handle and stuff.

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Forum: Carpentry 05-21-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By heavy_d
Its me and a helper. We are building it on a...

Its me and a helper. We are building it on a sheet of plywood to not mess up the deck and I'll just try to recruit some help to move it in the morning. Great suggestions everyone!

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Forum: Carpentry 05-20-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By heavy_d
4x6' built then moved on deck

The big pool deck I just built, customer wants a 4x6 shed built in the corner by the retaining wall to house the pool equipment.
Its to have vinyl siding and be done up nice, so I need to build it a...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-16-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
The new Timbertech Edge boards come in 2...

The new Timbertech Edge boards come in 2 profiles, scalloped and full (same colours) . The full isn't available in Canada, but I imagine they make the plugs for it and wouldn't be too hard to get.
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Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-13-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
There's no reason it wouldn't work.. But again it...

There's no reason it wouldn't work.. But again it comes down to warranty. If thr customer wants a cheap scalloped. Board why am I going to assume responsibility by going against the instructions?
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Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-13-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
Well, the installation instructions. If you hit...

Well, the installation instructions. If you hit the full meat between scallops I'm sure it's fine, but I like to follow instructions like a good little deck builder so I don't have issues down the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-13-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 138,909
Posted By heavy_d
It was all stolen steel and metal. Sent...

It was all stolen steel and metal.

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Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-11-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
I love the edge clips. Only used them on the one...

I love the edge clips. Only used them on the one deck but it was a big one. I did use a good amount of the x clips where joists were doubled etc l, spots I couldn't clip it onto a single joist.
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Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-10-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
Morning Mike, For the interior boards I used...

Morning Mike,
For the interior boards I used the new Camo edge clips. Perimeters and stairs I used Toploc colour matched screws. Not allowed to use Cortex on these scalloped boards.
I'm starting an...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-09-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By heavy_d
Composite pool deck

Timbertech Edge composite decking, Classic (regal) aluminum railings.
Almost 700 sq ft of back-breaking fun....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 810
Posted By heavy_d
I bought some Trex deck lights recently. Someone...

I bought some Trex deck lights recently. Someone else had replaced them with crappy Chinese lights and resealed the packages, then returned them. I had to exchange them 3 times with Amazon until they...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By heavy_d
Looking forward to your review Mike. I have a big...

Looking forward to your review Mike. I have a big deck with lighting coming up and I'm not opposed to buying this tool...

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-22-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,317
Posted By heavy_d
Well obviously it's going to be a disaster. My...

Well obviously it's going to be a disaster. My price included a permit, helical piles, the works. He got the guy to do it with no permit and concrete footings (which look too few/undersized), and God...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-22-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,317
Posted By heavy_d
Offer financing for decks?

Im asking specifically for the deck market. I rebranded this year and am getting more and more higher priced composite decks. I'm selling a few, and losing most, which is to be expected. Most people...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-20-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By heavy_d
I just picked myself up a couple boxes of both...

I just picked myself up a couple boxes of both the edge and edgeX clips too. Looking forward to using them.
Did you get any of the edge that clip onto the joist?

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-13-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By heavy_d
Signed a 2-part contract for the deck. I went and...

Signed a 2-part contract for the deck. I went and spoke to the planning dept for that town and they didn't see any reason the variance wouldn't be granted. Designer is working on the drawings and...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-06-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By heavy_d
Great advice. I'm meeting with the homeowner on...

Great advice. I'm meeting with the homeowner on Monday, will see if he's interested in a smaller deck should thr variance be declined.
By the way, it's not letting me thank you guys on the Tapatalk...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-05-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By heavy_d
I have the heavy duty dewalt stand. It's nice but...

I have the heavy duty dewalt stand. It's nice but the plastic fittings frequently come loose. It's heavy duty with light duty parts.

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By heavy_d
Good advice thanks. Sent from my SM-G930W8...

Good advice thanks.

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-05-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By heavy_d
I like it. The homeowner got multiple quotes and...

I like it. The homeowner got multiple quotes and I'm quite sure I'm not the cheapest, so he likes me but you're right, better to guarantee I'm the one building the deck.

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By heavy_d
Deck requiring variance - contract?

Hey guys
A guy wants a deck much larger than is permitted in a particular municipality here. Nice big fancy composite deck, glass rails etc. In the past, in a neighbouring town we've successfully...
Forum: Vehicles 03-27-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,076
Posted By heavy_d
All I know is it's 3M. Sent from my...

All I know is it's 3M.

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Forum: Vehicles 03-24-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,076
Posted By heavy_d
Got any pics? Sent from my SM-G930W8 using...

Got any pics?

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Forum: Featured Articles 03-17-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By heavy_d
No I was not. I wasn't really encouraged to do...

No I was not. I wasn't really encouraged to do anything at all. I went to college for policing but didn't like the people so I went back to framing with my buddies dad.

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