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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-06-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,701
Posted By rselectric1
Seems to be going back to work stuff on my end...

Seems to be going back to work stuff on my end too.

But if you are locking up an occupied house, and there is a dog that you want to ensure is still inside. Go outside and ring the doorbell.
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Forum: Drywall 10-05-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,159
Posted By TimberlineMD
Drywall hung by a non-pro will always cost more...

Drywall hung by a non-pro will always cost more to tape than when hung by a pro.
Forum: Carpentry 09-29-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,835
Views: 1,509,454
Posted By JohnSawyer
I once had to remove lattice from the bottom of a...

I once had to remove lattice from the bottom of a Deck project. WHY you ask?? Because my partner did such a good job concealing his joints, he nailed us under the deck with no escape plan. It...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-17-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Anderson
Nice job. With a good description on your way to...

Nice job. With a good description on your way to becoming a you tube sensation
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,287
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Several things motivate me, not the least of...

Several things motivate me, not the least of which is the happiness of my family of course but also a couple of memorable phrases I have learned.

This little poster expresses one of those well.
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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,287
Posted By asevereid
I stay motivated by wanting to do a bit better...

I stay motivated by wanting to do a bit better with every job.
And money... I like getting paid 👍
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 09-15-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By Windycity
Finished up this little beauty

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Sent from my iPhone using...
Forum: Framing 08-29-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,107
Posted By CITY DECKS INC
swanson for sure I keep the book in truck. and...

swanson for sure I keep the book in truck. and pull it out once in a while. again another awesome lil tool that makes the carpenters life dreamie.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-28-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By griz
The end moves to allow for the thickness `of the...

The end moves to allow for the thickness `of the hook when going from inside to outside measurements.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-13-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,040
Posted By Leo G
I would say working class people. They all know...

I would say working class people. They all know what it is to work hard for a living and usually pay you promptly.

Rich people tend to bitch about the little things and to get their way withhold...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-13-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,040
Posted By greg24k
The one who pays on time :thumbsup:

The one who pays on time :thumbsup:
Forum: Business 08-12-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,805
Posted By greg24k
I got a similar call about 12 years ago, only not...

I got a similar call about 12 years ago, only not for an estimate...

It was about 4am in the morning, the guy was freaking out, screaming we did his roof, now its leaking and in the middle of the...
Forum: Landscaping 08-11-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,718
Posted By Tinstaafl
They can be used to great effect, but there are a...

They can be used to great effect, but there are a number of variables involved.

No offense, but if you have to ask, you probably shouldn't be trying it in a situation where it really matters.
Forum: Business 08-11-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,805
Posted By rselectric1
Got a call a few years back in the middle of the...

Got a call a few years back in the middle of the night. Lady is screaming that there are sparks coming out of her dining room chandelier and her kids are freaking out. I told her to call the FD and...
Forum: Business 08-11-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,805
Posted By dsconstructs
Can't keep track of how many shameful time...

Can't keep track of how many shameful time requests there have been. One that always sticks in my head is a call from someone on a Friday. Wanted their kitchen remodeled the following week, because...
Forum: Business 08-05-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By mako1
We have all been late before.If it's due to...

We have all been late before.If it's due to weather or unforeseen circumstances with the job then hell no.

If it is due to my scheduling or some fault of mine I will do something extra for the...
Forum: Architecture & Design 07-13-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,251
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
I think 1200 sqft when I think tiny.

I think 1200 sqft when I think tiny.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-02-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,837
Posted By brickhook
One of my employees committed suicide a few years...

One of my employees committed suicide a few years ago. He was my Dad's neighbor. He worked for us 17 years, it was the only job he ever had.

We never had a cross word. He was a lot of fun to work...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By tgeb
That my friends is a sediment fence installer...

That my friends is a sediment fence installer attachment for a skidsteer loader.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPkA-t_tPBs
Forum: Carpentry 06-28-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,835
Views: 1,509,454
Posted By hdavis
Stickler for getting the courses lined...

Stickler for getting the courses lined up.:thumbsup::laughing:
Forum: Flooring 06-25-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By philcav7
Most grouts/mortars have a 1 year shelf life....

Most grouts/mortars have a 1 year shelf life. They very well may be fine beyond that date, especially with proper storage conditions, but the dates are there for a reason. It's impossible to say with...
Forum: Electrical 06-24-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,880
Posted By rselectric1
Just started a new kid last week. Totally green...

Just started a new kid last week. Totally green to electric. BUT No visible tats, clean cut, eager to work, doesn't take a break even when I tell him to relax for a bit, learning quickly how to...
Forum: Electrical 06-24-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,880
Posted By 18delta
No, I don't dislike working for myself. I just...

No, I don't dislike working for myself. I just got started doing this so I don't quite have a full schedule yet. I figured if the offer was reasonable and I could still book jobs on my own, it could...
Forum: Electrical 06-24-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,880
Posted By Tinstaafl
Unskilled labor around here (central PA) runs...

Unskilled labor around here (central PA) runs around $12-14/hr.

Going by your description of what he'd expect of you, $15 borders on insult.
Forum: Electrical 06-24-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,880
Posted By MarkJames
I don't know about that. But I do know laborers...

I don't know about that. But I do know laborers get that much an hour in cash around here, plus "taxi service" and lunch.
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