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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-31-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Steinbeck, a boat, and a splash of Campbell

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/ship-sent-john-steinbeck-epic-ocean-voyage-may-ride-again-180972847/

JOHN STEINBECK’S EPIC OCEAN VOYAGE REWROTE THE RULES OF ECOLOGY
A legendary...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-11-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,154
Posted By Deckhead
I had to do some reading this morning after...

I had to do some reading this morning after thinking about the bolded statement. Just how dangerous is being a cop?

Some studies put being a cop in the top 20 most dangerous jobs, between 15-20. ...
Forum: Business 07-26-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Golden view
I'm still working a decent amount. But Wed-Thur...

I'm still working a decent amount. But Wed-Thur took a quick trip to Bend and only did the rounds to subs this morning, home by noon. Was the other half's birthday, so I gave her the option to drive...
Forum: Masonry 06-24-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By Jaws
I agree, except I'm still a patreon. LOL. I like...

I agree, except I'm still a patreon. LOL. I like the guy, and hes well rounded.

His level of skill-set and workmanship is limited based on where he's working I would guess. Still very good...
Forum: Vehicles 06-03-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,457
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
Not old enough:laughing: My first work-down by...

Not old enough:laughing: My first work-down by the river- van:thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
I'm 42, and my oldest is only 9, so as much as...

I'm 42, and my oldest is only 9, so as much as I'd like to, I can't really take responsibility for that.

But I'm pretty much an equal opportunity asshole. :eek: :laughing: So I'm sure at some...
Forum: Framing 03-25-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
The only tricky part was access. He couldn't...

The only tricky part was access.

He couldn't get the crane to the front, where I wanted him, so I had to build the lookouts, barge rafter, gable end truss, and next inboard truss into one package...
Forum: Framing 03-23-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Did this myself. :whistling 4,500 SF under...

Did this myself. :whistling

4,500 SF under roof. 3 stories. :thumbsup:

Did the excavation, poured the slab, layed up the block, framed, trusses. Sheathed and papered the roof. Starting plumbing...
Forum: Business 03-15-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Mordekyle
I am a one man “handyman” type contractor. ...

I am a one man “handyman” type contractor.

Roofing and repairs, siding and repairs, vapor barriers, decks, fences.

Home repairs for real estate transactions are my bread and butter.its a good...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-13-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By B.Johnson
Al Capone was jailed for tax evasion. Just to put...

Al Capone was jailed for tax evasion. Just to put your comment in to perspective.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Easy Gibson
There's nothing on that plate but gristle and fat!

There's nothing on that plate but gristle and fat!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-04-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Tom M
Planes,trains and automobiles was funny. Uncle...

Planes,trains and automobiles was funny. Uncle Buck too. Great outdoors as well
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-04-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Easy Gibson
I was 11. My friends and I were just starting to...

I was 11. My friends and I were just starting to become little bastards and of course Mel Brooks, SNL, and Monty Python movies were everything to us.
Spaceballs was one of the best things we had...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-03-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,333
Posted By Idothat
I did some work for an Army Major who served in...

I did some work for an Army Major who served in the Korengal Valley .

When the discussion turned to the war in Afghanistan, he gave me a copy of “War” by Sebastian Junger, who is the co-director...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,000
Posted By Texas Wax
to the OP. Worked with and even partnered with a...

to the OP. Worked with and even partnered with a douche like that. It's a dead end and as you are possibly feeling a soul sucking experience.

You probably have a greater indemand skill set than...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,436
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
Like what Griz started this thread out with, I...

Like what Griz started this thread out with, I miss the get togethers. When we were larger (16 guys), we had weekly “staff meetings” Fridays at 4. There was social value, but there was also...
Forum: Carpentry 01-25-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
OK. :whistling "Concrete Principles",...

OK. :whistling



"Concrete Principles", by Fahl.

"Masonry Skills", by Dick Kreh.

"Roof Framing", Marshall Gross.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,436
Posted By Robie
This is one major reason. 472669

This is one major reason.


472669
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-14-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,319
Posted By cedarboarder
look who I found at the SPCA! Picked up and...

look who I found at the SPCA!
Picked up and dropped off hours after she went missing.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190114/c691d7df1367c4aedc025bbac270a836.jpg

Sent from my...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-14-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,319
Posted By lumpygiant
My boy Tyson. He's 3 years old.

My boy Tyson. He's 3 years old.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-14-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,319
Posted By cedarboarder
Checked all over the place, got online ads up,...

Checked all over the place,
got online ads up, got posters up, knocking on neighbors doors. Litter box is outside for the smell. Been reading lots on traps but I don't think she's been back are...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-13-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Robie
My annual Vermont snow story...

Been posting it for years. No need to stop now.

Winter Blues in Vermont

December 8: 6:00 PM. It started to snow. The first snow of the season and the wife and I took our cocktails and sat for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,776
Posted By artisanstone
I had an oddball laborer. About 20 years old,...

I had an oddball laborer. About 20 years old, but not much on social graces. We are doing the rare inside job in an occupied remodel. Homeowner offers us coffee and I decline for both of us. ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-13-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,319
Posted By woodspike
472239 woody has come to work with me...

472239


woody has come to work with me for 9 years .
pure australian cattle dog , i got him at humane society.
hangs by my truck if i have to work inside .
everyone in all supply houses...
Forum: Carpentry 01-11-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Where you at? And what is HVHL Code? Or...

Where you at?

And what is HVHL Code? Or whatever?

You can do it like this with, with T1-11 Structural Sheathing:

Or this one, with rough-sawn redwood and framing, from a bandsaw mill. No...
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