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Forum: HVAC 10-19-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,481
Posted By UpNorth
I'm not designing the system, but I am designing...

I'm not designing the system, but I am designing the building the system is to serve.
Forum: Architecture & Design 10-15-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 29,193
Posted By UpNorth
Not using Advantech. No one uses it here. The...

Not using Advantech. No one uses it here. The inspector probably thinks it's a brand name for a cell phone.
Forum: Architecture & Design 10-15-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 29,193
Posted By UpNorth
How can a jurisdiction (a plans reviewer or...

How can a jurisdiction (a plans reviewer or inspector) demand something that is not in the code?

I've argued code with inspectors and compliance officers in many states and municipalities, but...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 09-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 826
Posted By UpNorth
Residential GC: recommend one for new build in Bridgton, ME

Anyone? New home on country lot, also horse barn for 3 mares.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-12-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By UpNorth
CNC-cut project

Put together three furniture pieces today from Overstock.com, all made in China. Everything went well, cutting was flawless.

I love CNC!
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,518
Posted By UpNorth
Cast iron tub demo how-to advice sought

Need to remove one about 40 years old. 60w x 32d x 14h.

Got sawzall plus other basics.

How hard can this be for a capable first-timer?

Advise best method, please. Thanks.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-27-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 43,276
Posted By UpNorth
Estes/Twombley Architects of Newport, RI had a...

Estes/Twombley Architects of Newport, RI had a house shown in their portfolio pages of their website. Surf around there to see of it is still there.

Very cool house, classic New England Yankee...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-20-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,534
Posted By UpNorth
For me, the nearest store is a five hour drive. ...

For me, the nearest store is a five hour drive. We've no stores for tools other than what the hardware chain store is stocking, and a Lowe's an hour away.

So for me it's all online, and I like...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 08-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,624
Posted By UpNorth
Then what was your point with this thread? ...

Then what was your point with this thread?

The way I tried out eCabs and having a local production-sharing shop cut out a job, was to do it for a three-box bathroom vanity. Nothing else. Just a...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 08-19-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,624
Posted By UpNorth
Did you finally learn the eCabs software? If...

Did you finally learn the eCabs software? If not, why not? Even if you are not going to CNC a job, the output can be used in your saw shop.

I'm sure that no matter what your preference for...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-17-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By UpNorth
He sure seems like he has a lot of common sense...

He sure seems like he has a lot of common sense when you watch him make that box joint jig. Four part video.

See how he uses drawings and tools for laying out parts for cutting and drilling. ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By UpNorth
He sells the plans for that box joint jig at his...

He sells the plans for that box joint jig at his website, and he has a four-part video showing him building one. Watch him dusting off those rabbet cuts with his tablesaw blade in the #1 video.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-15-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By UpNorth
URPmvjek_Mg There you go.

URPmvjek_Mg

There you go.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-15-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By UpNorth
Duh. Went to the part of this forum where they...

Duh. Went to the part of this forum where they school you in stuff like this.

URPmvjek_Mg&feature

Oops. Still more to learn. Lemme get back on this.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-15-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By UpNorth
Efficient guy working with his jigs, in the shop

He is Matthias Wandel, from Ottawa, an engineer and son of a master woodworker. He quit his engineering job to do woodworking, but brought a lot of his engineering talent to the craft, in the design...
Forum: Contractor Swap 08-15-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Posted By UpNorth
Not sold, will hold for now until some upcoming...

Not sold, will hold for now until some upcoming work is finished. Both items will again go on the block in future.

Received some direct response, and will contact all when I want to unload.
Forum: Framing 08-14-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,488
Posted By UpNorth
We can chew the fat here, and waste time, or we...

We can chew the fat here, and waste time, or we can read all about it and get educated.

http://tinyurl.com/8zdgwb7

The house as an igloo cooler. Works like a charm. A couple near me did this...
Forum: Contractor Swap 08-13-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Posted By UpNorth
Selling Sawhelper and Laserjamb

The AD&E Sawhelper stand, fence (8' & 5' wings) and flip stop probably is a known entity, but I am attaching a pic.

The Laserjamb is sold by Fastcap among others, is a squeeze-to-fix pole with...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-12-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By UpNorth
Guitar fans: guy plays Honky Tonk Woman, all parts

On YouTube: http://tinyurl.com/cfqxf8t

Watch for the little harmonic riff on the twelfth fret at the 0:56 mark, right before he launches into the chorus. Then the back-brush slashes.

Don'tcha...
Forum: Framing 08-12-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 49,468
Posted By UpNorth
This is about post number 40 on this fascinating...

This is about post number 40 on this fascinating topic, so the engineer will step into the chat room and say, that since no loads have been discussed by the original poster, why not just use a 2x4? ...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-08-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,924
Posted By UpNorth
Not true, boss, but you don't know it. :whistling

Not true, boss, but you don't know it. :whistling
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-08-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,924
Posted By UpNorth
If a saw seems too brute, loud, and burns the...

If a saw seems too brute, loud, and burns the finish for you, consider a Kett shear and nibbler. One tool, two different attachments for the business end.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-05-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By UpNorth
When to finish a red cedar deck

We built a house for a guy last year, and it has on its south end a fully exposed deck done in 5/4 x 6 cedar. He wants to finish it himself.

He's done nothing to it and likes the gray color it...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-01-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,626
Posted By UpNorth
Talk to Jeff Jewitt at Homestead Finishing about...

Talk to Jeff Jewitt at Homestead Finishing about your needs. He can fix you up with all the gear you need. Gun, pressure pot, cups, tips, etc. Discuss what you want to do, and he will outfit you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-31-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,557
Posted By UpNorth
Plastic laminate countertops. Anybody seen Formica "Ideal Edge?"

If you can't afford stone, you might think of this. More expensive than other edges for plastic laminate countertops, but in the two shapes offered by Formica, this Ideal Edge product of theirs...
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